Active Archive of Large Floods, 1985-Present

Master Index of Inundation Maps

The Surface Water Record

Satellite River Discharge Measurements

River Watch

Other Flood Detection Tools

Sample Images and Maps






DFO Interactive Maps

Access to Flood Portal

Web Map Services (WMS)

Please contact the Flood Observatory (kettner@colorado.edu) if you are interested in the WMS URL's.

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This work is made possible by data acquired by NASA, the Japanese Space Agency, and the European Space Agency, and funding support from the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR). The Observatory was founded in 1993 at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH USA and moved to the University of Colorado, INSTAAR, CSDMS in 2010. The institutional support of both universities is gratefully acknowledged.