Flood

Floods in Iraq

English
Archived satellite image of a flood in Iraq in 2004.

On 29 November 2013, the Iraqi government requested UN-SPIDER to provide satellite images to monitor and manage floods in Baghdad city. UN-SPIDER arranged to provide high resolution satellite images from China National Space Administration (CNSA).

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Floods

Region: 

Baghdad, Iraq

Occurance Date: 

29/11/2013
activated

latitude: 

33

longitude: 

44

Rainfall Estimation (NASA-TRMM)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
fore
near

Data accessibility: 

visdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

HDF
Jpeg
KML
txt
webmap

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

4000.00

Satellites and Sensors: 

Digital Elevation Model - SRTM 4.1 (CGIAR-CSI)

Data Type: 

elevation

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch

Data accessibility: 

exportdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

ASCII
GeoTIFF
KMZ

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm

Spatial Resolution: 

90 - 1,000m

Space-based Information: 

SRTM

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Disclaimer

Cite this data  in any published  material produced using this data,  and if possible  link web pages  to the CIAT-CSI  SRTM website (http://srtm.csi.cgiar.org).


Citations should be made as follows: Jarvis A., H.I. Reuter, A.  Nelson, E. Guevara, 2008, Hole-filled  seamless SRTM data V4, International  Centre for Tropical  Agriculture (CIAT), available  from http://srtm.csi.cgiar.org.

Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution (CHRR)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
visdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

ASCII
webmap

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm

Spatial Resolution: 

250.00

Space-based Information: 

MODIS
Landsat

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Rainfall Estimate (FEWS NET - USGS - USAID)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Africa

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
fore
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
visdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

BIL

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

8000.00

Space-based Information: 

METEOSAT 7

Digital Elevation Model - SRTM X-band (DLR)

Data Type: 

elevation

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch

Data accessibility: 

exportdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

DTED
WMS

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

25.00

Space-based Information: 

Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)

Requirements: 

<p>login (eoweb account)</p>

Digital Elevation Model - SRTM 3 (NASA)

Data Type: 

elevation

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch

Data accessibility: 

exportdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

BIL
GeoTIFF

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

90.00

Space-based Information: 

Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)

Requirements: 

<p>login (earthexplorer account)</p>

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

USGS Early Warning Software and portal

Global Risk Data Platform (UNEP, ISDR)

InaSAFE (Indonesia Scenario Assessment For Emergencies) (Australia-Indonesia Facility for Disaster Reduction, World Bank-GFDRR)

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