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Forecasting from Sea to Shore (Part 2): Forecasting flooding from waves

In a previous post we discussed what lessons should be learned from the winter storms of 2013-14 and how any recommendations should be taken forward and developed in the future. In Scotland, forecasting waves is a relatively new endeavour and … Continue reading

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Uncertainty in flooding predictions – can probabilistic forecasts help?

At a recent hydrology conference we ran an experiment in flood forecasting. The experiment investigated whether probabilistic information improved decision making. Participants were presented with six forecast hydrographs and were asked to decide whether to open the upstream flood gates … Continue reading

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