Younger, Phil M. and Gadian, A. M. and Wang, C. G. and Freer, Jim and Beven, Keith J. (2008) The useability of 250m resolution data from the UK Meteorological Office Unified Model as input data for a hydrological model. Meteorological Applications, 15 (2). pp. 207-217. ISSN 1350-4827Full text not available from this repository.
This article examines whether very-high resolution (250 m) data provided by the United Kingdom Meteorological Office Unified Model (UM) could be used as an input to a hydrological model for hydrological forecasting purposes. A summer convective event and a winter stratiform event are both considered and it is found that in these two cases, despite errors in both the positioning and timing of storms the predictions were of a sufficient quality to provide beneficial inputs for hydrological modelling. There are encouraging indications that this technique may be valuable in improving flood forecasting generally.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Meteorological Applications|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||very-high resolution • numerical weather prediction • precipitation • hydrological modelling|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
|Deposited By:||Mr Richard Ingham|
|Deposited On:||20 Oct 2009 13:04|
|Last Modified:||06 Sep 2013 19:30|
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