Flood forecasting


Updated on 13/07/2018
Définition
Sens technique
Analysis aiming to determine the expected flood characteristics: flow, level, time of onset and duration of these floods at different sites in the drainage basin. Modelling is used for this purpose. The forecasts are based on series of statistical analyses of historical floods and on the knowledge of flood storage areas.
Source
According to the Ministry for the Environment and AFB
Thématiques associées
Termes associés à des définitions du Sandre
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.