Table of Contents

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I. Introduction

Description of the case study with the influenced areas in Europe, the ammount of precipitation and images from the flooding.

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II. Impact of the general weather situation "Low Central Europe"

Information about the trend of this general weather situation since 1951.

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III. The days before heavy rain are significant for flood formation

Focus on the temperature, precipitation, soil moisture.

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IV. Synoptic situation

Development of the low pressure area with the focus on 30 and 31 May 2013.

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V. Satellite data

Different RGB images and the IR10.8 channel are compared on 31 May 2013.

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VI. Radar data

Different radar images from Germany are compared on 31 May 2013.

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VII. Total precipitation and Resources

Summary of precipitation between 30 May and 2 June 2013 for Germany.

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