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A new approach to classifying and using historical data in flood frequency estimation. - FD1601

Summary Objective:
Review methods of incorporating historical flood data into predictive flood frequency models, and develop guidelines for classifying historical data and assessing their utility.

Key Customer Purpose:
Add value to the data underpinning flood defence policy by exploring mechanisms to include historical data in flood frequency prediction models.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1999

To: 2000

Cost: £45,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Natural Environment Research Council
Environmental Protection              
Flood and Coastal Defence              
Flood Defence              
Fields of Study
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management