How to Detect Floods in Satellite Imagery, Case Study: Dubai Flooding | by Mahyar Aboutalebi, Ph.D. πŸŽ“ | Apr, 2024

Detecting and monitoring flooded areas in satellite imagery with a simple classification approachOver the weekend, as I scrolled through my Twitter feed, I saw the news about Dubai Airport getting flooded during a rare storm (more than 250 mm of rainfall in 24 hours!!). I hoped to find clear satellite images to demonstrate a simple method of separating flooded and non-flooded areas. Luckily, Sentinel-2 captured two images on April 7th (pre-flood…