DATASET

Floods in Bangladesh (2014-08-22)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2014-08-22 12:43:00
Event time (UTC): 2014-08-10 00:00:00
Event type: Flood

Activation reason:
Starting from the 10th of August, 2014 the northern part of Bangladesh and upstream Indian States of Assam, Meghalaya, West Bengal and Sikkim have been experiencing heavy rainfall for few days. As a result, districts in the Northwest along the Brahmaputra river have been experiencing low level flooding, causing a rising trend of the major river system and, consequently, some

low-lying areas have been inundated.

Reference products: 5
Delineation products: 5
Grading products: 0

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2014): Floods in Bangladesh (2014-08-22). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/79aeb315-36c1-407f-8665-f22ca28425a7

Keywords

BGD Bangladesh CEMS Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus Copernicus Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus EMS Emergency Emergency Management EMSR097 Rapid Mapping Flood Mapping

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR097]: Floods in Bangladesh (2014-08-22)
URL 
  • All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
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GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2014-08-22
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR097 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/79aeb315-36c1-407f-8665-f22ca28425a7
Popularity