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Theme: Flood Statistics and Catchment Response

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FD0401: To provide physically-based fully distributed numerical model to estimate catchment response to rainfall
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £140,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
 
 
FD0402: Real-time flow forecasting
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 2000, Cost £353,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
 
 
FD0403: Metadata cataloguing and exchange of specialist data
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1998, Cost £415,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
 
 
FD0404: Continuous simulation modelling for flood estimation
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 2001, Cost £1,026,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
 
 
FD0405: To investigate the effects of catchment urbanisation on floods
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £63,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
 
 
FD0406: To establish the catchment response time for small catchments using weather radar data & peak level recorders
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £146,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
 
 
FD0407: Investigate possiblities of detecting frozen ground surfaces from satellite imagery as an indicator of potential flood
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1992, Cost £23,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
 
 
FD0408: Demonstrate the feasibility of continously monitoring soil moisture for runoff potential & real time flood forecasting
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £114,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
 
 
FD0409: Statistical flood estimation
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £731,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
 
 
FD0410: To review the design rainfall inputs to flood event predictions
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £146,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
 
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