RAdar Produced Inundation Diary (RAPID)

RAPID is a fully automated inundation mapping system for non-obstructed flood driven by Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data and rely extensively on the use of multi-source remotely sensed and surveyed datasets.

  • Florence inundation presentation can be found here.

RAPID results displayed on public WebGIS repository.


Xinyi Shen


[1] Xinyi Shen*, Emmanouil N. Anagnostou, George H. Allen, Robert G. Brakenridge and Albert J. Kettner (2019). “Near-Real Time Non-obstructed Inundation Mapping by Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)” Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 221, 302-315. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2018.11.008