PublisherGlobal Risk Data Platform
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This dataset includes an estimate of flood events. It is based on two sources: 1) A GIS modelling using a statistical estimation of peak-flow magnitude and a hydrological model using HydroSHEDS dataset and the Manning equation to estimate river stage for the calculated discharge value. 2) Observed flood from 1999 to 2007, obtained from the Dartmouth Flood Observatory (DFO). This product was designed by UNEP/GRID-Europe for the Global Assessment Report on Risk Reduction (GAR). It was modelled using global data. Credit: GIS processing UNEP/GRID-Europe, with key support from USGS EROS Data Center, Dartmouth Flood Observatory 2008.
Citation“2014. Flood events. Global Risk Data Platform.”
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