Natural Disasters - 2015

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Flood in Argentina - December 2015

Severe flooding struck South America at the end of 2015. The following RADARSAT-2 product prepared for the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" shows the extent of the flooding around the city of Concordia on December 29. More information on the flooding in Argentina

Flood in Argentina

Credit: RADARSAT-2 Data and Products © MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (2015) - All Rights Reserved. RADARSAT is an official trademark of the Canadian Space Agency. Map produced by CONAE

Flood in Iraq - October 2015

Torrential rain between October 28 and 30, 2015 has caused widespread floods in eastern Iraq. More information on the flood in Iraq

Flood in Iraq

Credit: TerraSAR-X

Earthquake and landslide in Nepal and India - April 2015

This animation produced from two images, captured in January 2010 and April 2015, shows the extent of the disaster in Kathmandu, Nepal. More information on the earthquake and landslide in Nepal and India

Earthquake and landslide in Nepal and India

Credit: GeoEye © 2015 GeoEye – All Rights Reserved.

Villarrica volcano eruption in Chile - March 2015

This animation produced from two images captured in January and March 2015, shows the extent of the Villarrica volcano eruption in Chile. The grey area shows the volcano during its active phase. More information about the Villarrica volcano eruption in Chile

Villarrica volcano eruption in Chile

Credits: RapidEye (5M) © BlackBridge AG - All Rights Reserved. SRTM C-BAND (30M) © USGS 2015. Vector Data © OpenStreetMap contributors 2015 and © German Aerospace Center (DLR) 2015

The disaster in Malawi - January 2015

This RADARSAT-2 map illustrates the extent of the disaster in Malawi. Normal water appears in dark blue while the flooded area is shown in light blue. More information about the disaster in Malawi

Disaster in Malawi

Credits: RADARSAT-2 Data and Products © MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (2015) - All Rights Reserved. RADARSAT is an official trademark of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). TerraSAR-X © DLR, 2015 Airbus Defence and Space / Infoterra GmbH. Landsat-8 data and products © USGS (2015) - All rights reserved. Map produced by DLR/ZKI

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