FD1601 - A new approach to classifying and using historical data in flood frequency estimation.

Theme:Strategy and Policy Development
Project status:Completed
Start date:01/08/1999
End date:31/03/2000
  • Flood and Coastal Defence,
  • Modelling,
  • Land,
  • Environmental Protection,
  • Flood Defence
  • Natural Environment Research Council
Summary Objective:
Review methods of incorporating historical flood data into predictive flood frequency models, and develop guidelines for classifying historical data and assessing their utility.

Key Customer Purpose:
Add value to the data underpinning flood defence policy by exploring mechanisms to include historical data in flood frequency prediction models.