Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > Guidelines for good practice in flood risk mapping
View graph of relations

Guidelines for good practice in flood risk mapping: The catchment change network

Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

Published

Standard

Guidelines for good practice in flood risk mapping : The catchment change network. / Beven, Keith; Leedal, David; Alcock, Ruth; Hunter, N.; Keef, Caroline; Lamb, Rob.

2010.

Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

Harvard

APA

Vancouver

Author

Bibtex

@conference{00567c4159744e9ab947ce953ff52df2,
title = "Guidelines for good practice in flood risk mapping: The catchment change network",
abstract = "The assessment and mapping of flood risk involves many different sources of uncertainty. Many of these sources of uncertainty involve epistemic uncertainties that are not necessarily easy to represent statistically. This can create problems for communication between analyst and users when uncertain flood risk maps are being prepared. It is suggested that one way of dealing with this problem is to define Guidelines for Good Practice in the form of a set of decisions that must be agreed and recorded for later evaluation and review. The Catchment Change Network (CCN) is a knowledge transfer project, funded by the UK NERC, that aims to bring academic research and practitioners together to produce guidelines for good practice for uncertainty estimation in predicting the future in the areas of flood risk, water quality and water scarcity all of which involve important epistemic uncertainties. The paper will set out the background to developing Guidelines for flood risk mapping and give an application to a site in Yorkshire, UK.",
keywords = "uncertainty, guidelines, good practice, flood risk mapping",
author = "Keith Beven and David Leedal and Ruth Alcock and N. Hunter and Caroline Keef and Rob Lamb",
year = "2010",
language = "English",

}

RIS

TY - CONF

T1 - Guidelines for good practice in flood risk mapping

T2 - The catchment change network

AU - Beven, Keith

AU - Leedal, David

AU - Alcock, Ruth

AU - Hunter, N.

AU - Keef, Caroline

AU - Lamb, Rob

PY - 2010

Y1 - 2010

N2 - The assessment and mapping of flood risk involves many different sources of uncertainty. Many of these sources of uncertainty involve epistemic uncertainties that are not necessarily easy to represent statistically. This can create problems for communication between analyst and users when uncertain flood risk maps are being prepared. It is suggested that one way of dealing with this problem is to define Guidelines for Good Practice in the form of a set of decisions that must be agreed and recorded for later evaluation and review. The Catchment Change Network (CCN) is a knowledge transfer project, funded by the UK NERC, that aims to bring academic research and practitioners together to produce guidelines for good practice for uncertainty estimation in predicting the future in the areas of flood risk, water quality and water scarcity all of which involve important epistemic uncertainties. The paper will set out the background to developing Guidelines for flood risk mapping and give an application to a site in Yorkshire, UK.

AB - The assessment and mapping of flood risk involves many different sources of uncertainty. Many of these sources of uncertainty involve epistemic uncertainties that are not necessarily easy to represent statistically. This can create problems for communication between analyst and users when uncertain flood risk maps are being prepared. It is suggested that one way of dealing with this problem is to define Guidelines for Good Practice in the form of a set of decisions that must be agreed and recorded for later evaluation and review. The Catchment Change Network (CCN) is a knowledge transfer project, funded by the UK NERC, that aims to bring academic research and practitioners together to produce guidelines for good practice for uncertainty estimation in predicting the future in the areas of flood risk, water quality and water scarcity all of which involve important epistemic uncertainties. The paper will set out the background to developing Guidelines for flood risk mapping and give an application to a site in Yorkshire, UK.

KW - uncertainty

KW - guidelines

KW - good practice

KW - flood risk mapping

M3 - Conference paper

ER -