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Part Two: Assessing the Risk of Floods and Cyclones using NASA Data

"A methodology for analyzing remote sensing and socioeconomic data to assess flood and cyclone risk."

Learn a methodology for analyzing remote sensing and socioeconomic data to assess flood and cyclone risk. Examples will be shown for an urban area (Houston, TX, USA) and a country (Mozambique). These case studies will use both historical and forecast data.

Learning Outline -

  • Examples of Hazard Assessment from Past Data for Disaster Risk Assessment (DRA)
  • Demonstrations:
  • Past Earth Observations to Assess Hazard Information
  • Application of Past Hazard Information for Near Real-time and Future DRA
  • Case Studies:
  • Cyclones over Mozambique
  • Extreme Rain over Houston

Prerequisites - 

These training resources are appropriate for professionals with no previous experience in remote sensing. Beginners are advised to complete the prerequisites before viewing this session.  

This session was created by NASA's Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET). ARSET is a part of NASA's Applied Science's Capacity Building Program. To learn more about ARSET, click HERE

In case of any questions regarding the session, please feel free to reach out to Ana I. Prados, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET), University of Maryland Baltimore County at

Target Audience

The audiences for this training are local, regional, state, federal, and international entities, including public and private sector organizations engaged in disaster management, emergency responders, urban and infrastructure planners.

Questions Submitted

jose luis

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Mahaman Mourtala

- Oct 1, 2021
Interesting webinar!

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- Sep 14, 2021
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Great and Interesting!

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- Aug 11, 2021
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