publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

Impact of spatial and temporal resolution of rainfall inputs on urban hydrodynamic modelling outputs: A multi-catchment investigation

Ochoa-Rodriguez, Susana; Wang, Li-Pen; Gires, Auguste; Pina, Rui Daniel; Reinoso-Rondinel, Ricardo; Bruni, Guendalina; Ichiba, Abdellah; Gaitan, Santiago; Cristiano, Elena; van Assel, Johan; ...
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2015 Journal: Journal of Hydrology, volume 531, pages 389-407 (issn: 0022-1694, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
International audience; Urban catchments are typically characterised by high spatial variability and fast runoff processes resulting in short response times. Hydrological analysis of such catchments requires high resolution precipitation and catchment information to properly represent catchment response. This study investigated the impact of rainfall input resolution on the outputs of detailed hydrodynamic models of seven urban catchments in North-West Europe. The aim was to identify critical rainfall resolutions for urban catchments to properly characterise catchment response. Nine storm events measured by a dual-polarimetric X-band weather radar, located in th...
Subjects
free text keywords: Storm, Geology, Precipitation, Surface runoff, Hydrology, Temporal resolution, Radar, law.invention, law, Spatial variability, Drainage basin, geography.geographical_feature_category, geography, Weather radar, Water Science and Technology, [SDE]Environmental Sciences, [SDU.STU.HY]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Hydrology, Environmental Engineering, MD Multidisciplinary, urban hydrology, spatial–temporal resolution, radar rainfall, X-band radar, urban drainage, hydrodynamic models, Spatial–temporal resolution
Funded by
FCT| SFRH/BD/88532/2012
Project
SFRH/BD/88532/2012
UNCERTAINTY ESTIMATION AND REDUTION IN URBAN PLUVIAL FLOOD MODELLING AND FORECASTING
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: SFRH/BD/88532/2012
  • Funding stream: SFRH | Doutoramento
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