08 Nov '11, 10pm

THAILAND: A look at the floods surrounding Bangkok via NASA

View Image Comparison View Both Images On November 7, 2011, floods surrounded two industrial estates east of Bangkok, Reuters reported. On November 9 (November 8 in the United States), Bangkok Post described desperate attempts by officials to protect the heart of Bangkok from floods as the director of the flood relief operations command warned that more water threatened to flow into the city. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured these images on November 8, 2011 (top), and November 13, 2008 (bottom). These images use a combination of visible and infrared light to better distinguish between water and land. Water ranges in color from electric blue to navy. Vegetation is green. Bare ground and urban areas are earth-toned. Clouds are pale blue-green. The image from 2008 shows relatively normal conditions in which the Chao ...

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