FD0206 - Joint probability of extreme estuarine water levels programme

Theme:Strategy and Policy Development
Project status:Completed
Start date:01/04/1997
End date:31/07/2000
Keywords:
  • Flood Defence,
  • Land,
  • Environmental Protection,
  • Flood Management,
  • Flood and Coastal Defence,
  • Modelling,
  • Rivers
Contractor:
  • HR Wallingford Ltd
Contact:
Summary Objectives:-
To produce and demonstrate a robust joint probability methodology for determining extreme estuarine water levels due to the combined effects of tides, surges, flows and waves in a range of realistic situations.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Improve the scientific basis of MAFF's guidance to the operating authorities on design criteria for flood defences in estuaries.