Earth Observation satellite reveals major swelling in UK floods

Earth Observation satellite reveals major swelling in UK floods

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Airbus Defense and Space has released before and after satellite imagery showing the extent of recent flooding around Bridgewater in the UKUK: Airbus Defense and Space has released before and after satellite imagery showing the extent of recent flooding around Bridgewater in the UK. Airbus Defense and Space’s Spot 6 Earth observation satellite captured images of the River Parrett near Bridgewater in south west England in June 2013, and then again on February 11th 2014 after the river had breached its banks following heavy rainfall.

Spot 6 forms part of the Airbus Defense and Space constellation of optical and radar satellites with superior change detection capabilities that help to support flood damage assessment.

Source: Airbus Defense and Space