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August 8th, 2017
ISRO Explains How it Used the SCATSAT-1 to Monitor Floods Across the Country this Monsoon

ISRO used the SCATSAT-1 to track flooding across the nation during the monsoon, with a special focus on Gujarat and Rajasthan. Monsoon activity in West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Bihar were also tracked. The satellite used data based on backscattering and brightness temperatures of the earth to monitor the flood situations. ISRO was able to capture a high resolution dataset by scanning overlapping areas with the satellite. Read More at First Post