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Continuous simulation modelling for flood estimation - FD0404

Summary Objectives:-
To explore the feasibility of estimating flood frequency distributions, for design purposes, through the development and application of continuous rainfall-runoff modelling.

Key Customer Purpose:-
To develop an entirely new approach to flood estimation based on the continuous simulation of rainfall- runoff using computer modelling. This will enable MAFF to continue to inform operating authorities and consultants of design criteria for fluvial flood defence based on the best available scientific understanding.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Continuous Simulation for Flood Frequency Estimation   (38k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1991

To: 2001

Cost: £1,026,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Natural Environment Research Council
Fields of Study
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management