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    [Large Image In This Thread] For Your Geographers: Somerset Floods From Space

    Link: Surveying storm damage from space: UK satellite provides images of Somerset floods | News | BIS

    ...The images, which show serious flooding on the Somerset Levels, were taken when the UK activated the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’ – an international effort to task Earth Observation (EO) satellites to provide free satellite data during natural emergencies...

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    Wow...that is quite something!

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    Pretty grim for those affected by it, but still something to behold!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DevilsAdvocate View Post
    Pretty grim for those affected by it, but still something to behold!
    Grim indeed: Our friends 'across the pond' are having issues of their own:

    Link 1: US Southeast Winter Storm | Google Crisis Map



    Link 2: Storms taking toll on families, schools in U.S. Northeast | Reuters

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    Link to more maps of the flooding in Southern England:

    Link: COPERNICUS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICE | GIO EMS - Mapping

    Example image:


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