The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of Pakistan. This image uses a combination of infrared and visible light to increase the contrast between water and land. Water appears in varying shades of blue, vegetation is green, and bare ground is pinkish brown. Clouds are bright turquoise.
This geo-database is an effort of Mountain GeoPortal ICIMOD and includes the shapefiles of Water extent of 2010 flood in Pakistan. The flood water extent have been calculated from MODIS Images dating 12 August 2010 to 29 Aug 2010 on daily basis.