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Accommodating uncertainty in applying broad-scale models for flood estimation. - FD1604

Description
Summary Objective:
Develop and apply a method for accommodating uncertainity in the estimation of the parameters of broad-scale, continuous models of river flow.

Key Customer Purpose:
Provide guidance about uncertainties and confidence surrounding the use of continuous simulation for flood estimation.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1999

To: 2000

Cost: £36,500
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Natural Environment Research Council
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Flood and Coastal Defence              
Flood Defence              
Land              
Modelling              
Fields of Study
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management