Red River flooding satellite image

by Joe on Mar. 31st, 2009

Red River flooding: NASA image created by Jesse Allen, using EO-1 ALI data provided courtesy of the NASA EO-1 Team. Caption by Holli Riebeek.
Red River flooding: NASA image created by Jesse Allen, using EO-1 ALI data provided courtesy of the NASA EO-1 Team. Caption by Holli Riebeek.Courtesy NASA

This was the Earth Observatory Image of the Day today. It was captured by the Advanced Land Imager on the EO-1 satellite on March 28, 2009. The main channel of the river is slightly darker than the flooded land in these areas, an indication of how extensive the flooding is.

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Anonymous says:

i have studyed the red river(just a little bit) and found that it usually does not raise this high. my mom,dad, and sister used to live there and they never had it raise that high. I think this pic is VERY interesting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Wed, 04/01/2009 - 12:24pm
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Anonymous says:

i know someone who lost their home to the flooding. it's sad.

posted on Wed, 04/01/2009 - 1:40pm

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