Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Economic impact of floods on agriculture sector in Centre-Val de Loire region, France (2017-05-08)


Activation date: 2017-05-08
Event type: Flood

Activation reason:
Service Request: Help assess the impact of the May-June 2016 flooding, through post-disaster situation analyses, on the agricultural sector within the vast Centre – Val-de-Loire area of interest. During the episode some areas experienced the worst flooding in 100 years. The activation covers mapping the event, damage grading and economic impact focusing on agriculture sector to provide direct support in public policy implementation by the Ministry of Agriculture.Proposed solution and results:Model maximum flood extent and flood water depths using EO satellite coverage of the event and Digital Terrain/Surface models.Production of a detailed land use/land cover map to derive an impact analysis, adapted from Theia OSO classification 2016 and using French IGN RGE and European Settlement LayersAssessment of the potential impact on population (INSEE data) and crops using data on ...

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Economic impact of floods on agriculture sector in Centre-Val de Loire region, France (2017-05-08). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-05-08
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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47.7864419854° N, 2.86431460571° E, 46.4147522761° S, 0.129643042261° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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