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Global Active Archive of Large Flood Events, 1985-Present
Entry ID: Dartmouth_Large_Floods

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Abstract: The Active Archive of Large Flood Events provides data about the location,
cause and other statistical information about extreme floods. The Dartmouth
Flood Observatory has compiled this information dating back to 1985.

The information presented in this Archive is derived from a wide variety of
news, governmental, instrumental, and remote sensing source. It is presented in
order to facilitate ... View entire text
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Description: Global Active Archive of Large Flood Events data products.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dartmouth College, NASA
Dataset Title: Global Active Archive of Large Flood Events, 1985-Present
Dataset Publisher: Dartmouth College
Data Presentation Form: map, tables
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-01-01
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Flood Observatory, Department of Geography, Dartmouth College Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (603) 646-2870
Fax: (603) 646-1601
Email: Bob.Brakenridge at
Contact Address:
Department of Geography
Dartmouth College
Dartmouth Flood Observatory
City: Hanover
Province or State: New Hampshire
Postal Code: 03755
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: Excel spreadsheet
Fees: No fees

Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: MapInfo file
Fees: No fees
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-06-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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