Table 3. Counties along the
Table 4. U.S. Geological Survey
Missouri River covered in
1:100,000-scale maps for which CETEC
the spatial database.
Aledo -- Illinois, Iowa
Cape Girardeau -- Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky
Davenport -- Iowa, Illinois
Quincy -- Illinois, Missouri
St. Louis -- Missouri, Illinois
Carbondale -- Illinois, Missouri
Festus -- Missouri, Illinois
Jerseyville -- Illinois, Missouri
Farmington -- Missouri, Illinois
Pinckneyville -- Illinois
Burlington -- Iowa, Illinois, Missouri
the 1:100,000-scale maps at the RSGISC using the
GRASS4.0 (USACERL 1988) GIS and exported
from GRASS4.0 in a DLG-3 optional distribution
format to ARC/INFO. By using GRASS for digitiz-
ing, it became possible to use additional equip-
ment and staff at CRREL to assist in the database
development without requiring the ARC/INFO
capability that was necessary for producing maps.
St. Louis City
The RSGISC acquired remotely sensed data
from three satellite sensors: Landsat TM, SPOT
and ERS-1 SAR. Table 5 shows the location and
dates for which scenes were acquired during the
ferson, Johnson, Leavenworth, Marshall, Nemaha,
flooding. This does not represent all the scenes
Pottawattamie, Riley, Shawnee, Wabaunsee and
that were available during this period, only the
Wyandotte. This reach of river is in UTM zones 14
scenes that were acquired and processed by the
The Republican River database consists of eight
counties in Nebraska and six counties in Kansas.
The Nebraska counties are: Dundy, Hitchcock,
Table 5. Satellite data collected during the
Red Willow, Furnas, Harlan, Franklin, Webster
and Nuckolls. The Kansas counties are: Jewell,
Republic, Cloud, Washington, Clay and Dickin-
son. This region is in UTM zone 14.
The Grand River database covers the following
Kansas counties located below Gentry, Missouri:
Carroll, Chariton, Daviess, Gentry, Livingston and
Saline. The database is in UTM zone 14.
Flood inundation data were acquired from sev-
eral military and commercial sources.
The Corps of Engineers Topographic Engineer-
City near the center of the scene.
ing Center (CETEC), Fort Belvoir, Virginia, sup-
When the image was acquired.
GMT is Greenwich Mean Time.
plied inundation data for the Mississippi River
ERS-1 is the European Remote Sensing Satellite
from a classified source. The data were reduced to
Synthetic Aperature Radar; TM is Landsat The-
an unclassified mode and drawn on 1:100,000-
matic Mapper; SPOT is Systeme Probatoire
d'Observation de la Terre.
scale maps at CETEC (Table 4).
*** Path/row for TM, K,J for SPOT, and orbit-track
The inundation extent data were digitized from
for ERS-1 SAR.