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QuikSCAT Flood Detection
Entry ID: Dartmouth_QiikSCAT_Flood

Abstract: The Dartmouth Flood Observatory provides 2 flood detection data products based
on data from the QuikSCAT/SeaWinds satellite. These products are:

1. QuikSCAT Weekly Local Flood Detection Displays

These raster images are produced on a weekly basis. They illustrate areas that
QuikSCAT has identified as potentially flooded as well as wet areas for the
preceding 4 weeks. The displays are validated as ... View entire text
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Description: Dartmouth Flood Observatory

Description: QuikSCAT Flood Detection Examples.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.43   S: 42.57   E: -70.58   W: -72.68

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dartmouth College< NASA
Dataset Title: QuikSCAT Flood Detection
Dataset Publisher: Dartmouth College
Data Presentation Form: raster images
Online Resource:
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: weekly
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
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: 2018-02-05