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Use of GIS in Flood Risk Mapping

@inproceedings{Evans2008UseOG,
  title={Use of GIS in Flood Risk Mapping},
  author={S. Evans and N. Gunn and D. Williams and M. Macdonald},
  year={2008}
}
The Environment Agency invests substantial resources collecting hydrometric and topographical data using various techniques. This data is used for a wide range of purposes such as flood risk mapping, catchment flood management plans, shoreline management plans and integrated coastal zone management. These results provide essential information for day to day asset management and long term flood risk management. GIS applications in flood risk mapping range from storing and managing hydrological… Expand
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