Remote Sensing Technology Application Center, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research
Flood disaster is one of constraint factors for development of society
and economy, the economic loss caused by flood & waterlogging is very
higher.In China,flood control and disaster mitigation is charged by the
State Headquarter of Flood Control and Drought Relief.
It is composed by 20 member organizations. Its office is in
the Ministry of Water Resources.China using RS and GIS in flood
control,such as the Flood disaster monitoring , Remote sensing,
current water body difference between baseline is inundated area and
the Disaster assessment.Now, there are many platform of Flood Monitoring,
satellite in the world,these can provide support for flooding monitor,
and in this report it will introduce the integrated operational system
of flood monitoring and introduce the case of flood disaster assessment
based on space technology,such as the flood monitoring and assessment in
the middle of Huaihe river in 2003 and the dam -break flood monitoring
in Heilongjiang river in 2013.