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Generation of spatially consistent rainfall data - FD0426

Summary Objectives:-
To develop and demonstrate a stochastic method for generating long-term spatially-consistent rainfall series, at hourly intervals, for use in catchment modelling.

Key Customer Purpose:-
This project supports a larger study (FD 0404) that aims to develop an entirely new approach to flood estimation based on the continuous simulation of rainfall- runoff. This will enable MAFF to continue to inform operating authorities and consultants of design criteria for flood defence based on the best available scientific understanding.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1998

To: 1999

Cost: £267,456
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - London - Imperial College
Environmental Protection              
Flood and Coastal Defence              
Flood Defence              
Fields of Study
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management