Flooding of the Ob and Irtysh Rivers, Russia

Flooding of the Ob and Irtysh Rivers, Russia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

These true- and false-color images show flooding along the Ob’ (large east-west running river) and Irtysh (southern tributary of the Ob’) on July 7, 2002, and July 27 (farther north than previous scene). In the false-color images, land surfaces are orange-gold and flood waters are black or dark blue. Fires are marked with red dots in both images. Rivers

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  • Data Date:

    July 7, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    July 13, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration