Flood Risk Assessment and Management

Real-Time Flood Forecasting

Author(s): Dawei Han

Pp: 122-127 (6)

DOI: 10.2174/978160805047511101010122

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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

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