Flood Risk Assessment and Management

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Floods are devastating natural disasters with a significant impact on human life and the surrounding environent. Flood Risk Assessment and Management should serve as an Ideal textbook on analytical ...
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Real-Time Flood Forecasting

Pp. 122-127 (6)

Dawei Han

Abstract

Flood forecasting is a non-structural measure in flood risk management. Real-time flood forecasting provides valuable information for flood warning services so that the general public and emergency agencies would have sufficient time to prepare counter-measures against the impending floods.

Keywords:

rainfall forecast, error updating, state updating, parameter updating, forecast assessment, flood warning

Affiliation:

Department of Civil Engineering University of Bristol, U.K.