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This flood map shows a comparison of the flood data collected by AVHRR (pink pixels), Radarsat (red pixels), and Landsat 7 (green pixels). These colors show areas that were flooded in the wake of Hurricane Floyd. Due to interference from clouds and forest canopies, geographers often get the best insight into a flood when they use data from multiple satellite sensors. (Image courtesy Dartmouth Flood Observatory, E. Anderson and R.H. Brakenridge)

Flood map key
Colour Date Source
September 17 AVHRR
September 23 Radarsat
September 30 Landsat 7

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