Satnews Daily
February 17th, 2014

Airbus DS’s Spot 6 Earth Observation Reveals Major Swelling In UK Floods

Before Bridgewater, UK

[SatNews] Flooding in the UK that is going to take many months before normal life resumes...

Airbus Defence and Space has released before and after satellite imagery showing the extent of recent flooding around Bridgewater in the UK. Airbus DS’s Spot 6 Earth observation satellite captured images of the River Parrett near Bridgewater in south west England on 8 June 2013, and then again on 11 February 2014 after the river had breached its banks following heavy rainfall.
Spot 6 forms part of t he Airbus Defence and Space constellation of optical and radar satellites with superior change detection capabilities that help to support flood damage assessment.