Advancing the Use of Satellite Rainfall Datasets for Flood Prediction in Ungauged Basins: The Role of Scale, Hydrologic Process Controls and the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission

  title={Advancing the Use of Satellite Rainfall Datasets for Flood Prediction in Ungauged Basins: The Role of Scale, Hydrologic Process Controls and the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission},
  author={Faisal Hossain and Nitin Katiyar},
  booktitle={Quantitative Information Fusion for Hydrological Sciences},
1.0 INTRODUCTION Floods account for about 15 % of the total death toll related to natural disasters, wherein typically more than 10 million lives are either displaced or lost each year internationally (Hossain, 2006). Rainfall is the primary determinant of floods and its intimate interaction with the landform (i.e., topography, vegetation and channel network) magnified by highly wet antecedent conditions leads to catastrophic flooding in medium (i.e., 1000 ~ 5000 km) and large (i.e., > 5000 km… 
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