Flood

Floods and landslide in Sri Lanka

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In view of the current floods in Sri Lanka, UN-SPIDER's regional suport office in Sri Lanka (IWMI) has activated the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters with Sentinel Asia.

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

GLIDEnumber: 

http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glidenumber=LS-2015-000135-LKA

Region: 

Sri Lanka

Occurance Date: 

25/09/2015
activated

latitude: 

81

longitude: 

8

SENTINEL-2 imagery (ESA)

Data Type: 

satdata

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata

File types: 

XML

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

10m - 60m

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Satellites and Sensors: 

Global Land Cover Facility (University of Maryland, NASA,GOFC GOLD)

Data Type: 

elevation
hazard
landuse

Costs: 

free
Undefined

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap

File types: 

GeoTIFF

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

Depends on satellite

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

The only request in return is that the user acknowledge the GLCF as source of the dataset in any publication or presentation.

Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) (NASA)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

nfree
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata

File types: 

HDF
NetCDF

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Space-based Information: 

Global Precipitation Mission (GPM)

Requirements: 

<p><a href="https://www.gportal.jaxa.jp/gp/agreement.html?F832685224633LKJM3W=_" target="_blank">Registration and login</a></p>

TerraSAR-X (DLR)

Data Type: 

satdata

Costs: 

nfree
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
statistic

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

15 - 25

Requirements: 

<p><a href="http://sss.terrasar-x.dlr.de/" target="_blank">Registration, login</a> and <a href="http://sss.terrasar-x.dlr.de/pdfs/how_to_submit_a_tsx_proposal.pdf" target="_blank">proposal submission</a> in order to get data access</p>

Satellites and Sensors: 

Baseline data (WFP)

Data Type: 

baseline
elevation
hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
visdata

File types: 

kmlsuper
WMS

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

AIRS precipitation (NASA)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
visdata

File types: 

HDF
KMZ
PortableNetworkGraphicsPNG
TIFF
WMS

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Requirements: 

<p><a href="http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/AIRS/data-holdings/by-data-product-V6" target="_blank">You need registration</a></p>

Bio-geophysical products of global land surface (Copernicus Global Land Service)

Data Type: 

landuse

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
visdata

File types: 

GeoTIFF
HDF
webmap

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

1km, 0.05° - 0.1°

Requirements: 

<p>Registration needed</p><p>FAQ:&nbsp;http://land.copernicus.eu/global/?q=faq</p>

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) (DWD, WMO)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap

File types: 

ASCII
gif
NetCDF

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Space-based Information: 

Ground based measurements

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

The Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) is a specialized Centre supporting climate monitoring and research. It is operated by DWD under the auspices of WMO. Product users are kindly asked to refer to GPCC.

Very high resolution optical satellite imagery (Digital Globe)

Data Type: 

elevation
satdata

Costs: 

nfree
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportmap

Institution: 

File types: 

Jpeg
NITF
PNG
TIFF

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

0.03 - 30

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Information request here you go

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