11. Data Utilization in Flood Inundation Modelling

  1. Gareth Pender PhD, CENG, FICE, FCIWEM, FRSE Professor of Environmental Engineering4 and
  2. Hazel Faulkner MSC, PhD Professor of Environmental Management5
  1. David C. Mason PhD1,
  2. Guy J-p. Schumann PhD2 and
  3. Paul D. Bates PhD Professor of Hydrology3

Published Online: 15 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324846.ch11

Flood Risk Science and Management

Flood Risk Science and Management

How to Cite

Mason, D. C., J-p. Schumann, G. and Bates, P. D. (2010) Data Utilization in Flood Inundation Modelling, in Flood Risk Science and Management (eds G. Pender and H. Faulkner), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324846.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 4

    School of the Built Environment, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

  2. 5

    Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Reader, NERC Environmental Systems Science Centre, University of Reading, UK

  2. 2

    GWRFellow, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, UK

  3. 3

    School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405186575

Online ISBN: 9781444324846

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Keywords:

  • Flood Modelling and Mitigation;
  • Data Utilization in Flood Inundation Modelling;
  • Data Requirements for Flood Inundation Modelling;
  • Methods of Digital Terrain Model Generation;
  • Digital aerial photogrammetry;
  • Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR);
  • Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR);
  • Floodplain friction measurement;
  • Integration with inundation models;
  • Water stage assimilation into inundation models

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Data Requirements for Flood Inundation Modelling

  • Use of Data for Model Parameterization

  • Conclusion and Future Research

  • References