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Flood Monitoring the Remote Sensing Way

Among various natural or humanly created disasters, floods are the most common and widespread. Growing exponentially during the last decade, they are undoubtedly the most destructive phenomena across the world. Floods are a consequence of the increasing frequency of heavy rain, changes in upstream land-use and a continuously increasing concentration of population and assets in flood prone areas. Floods can occur anywhere as a result of heavy rain—from small flash floods to sheets of water covering huge areas of land....

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