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2016 citizen participation in flood risk assessment

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2016 citizen participation in flood risk assessment

  1. 1. Citizen participation in flood risk assessment Dr Albert S. Chen Centre for Water Systems University of Exeter Liberal Democrats Spring Conference, York, 12 March 2016
  2. 2. FloodHack 2016 The First Winner team LIVE P Barnard P Watson AS Chen LP Wang S Griffiths L Ludwinski (Photo courtesy: Florian Rathgeber)
  3. 3. European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) European Commission - Joint Research Centre (JRC)
  4. 4. Now Future Weather Forecast -> Flood Forecast
  5. 5. Flood probability from GloFAS 5 Year Return Period Exceedance 20 Year Return Period Exceedance
  6. 6. What can we do with GloFAS?
  7. 7. Simple Clear Relevant Global Hack ideas
  8. 8.  GloFAS forecast -> 'Time to respond' map  Applications  Crisis infrastructure asset management (power grid, substation, rail, road etc.)  Prioritisation of emergency resources allocating  Evacuation plans (hospitals, schools, healthcare, etc.)  Logistic rerouting LIVE (Logistic and Infrastructure Visual Evaluation) (2007, Pitt’s Review)
  9. 9. Flood forecasting by GloFAS
  10. 10. Time to respond
  11. 11. TTR for Substations
  12. 12. Prioritisation map
  13. 13. Can we make it better?
  14. 14. Understanding of flooding & Data 8 Tools $ Knowledge : Resources
  15. 15. Flood Modelling Impact Assessment Resilience Strategies Critical Infrastructure Centre for Water systems CADDIES SINATRA CORFU PEARL Safe&SuRe RESCCUE EU-CIRCLE
  16. 16. FLOOD-FREEWARE Open framework Integration Collaboration Sharing & Data 8 Tools $ Knowledge : Resources
  17. 17.  Build the models for your communities  What-if scenarios  Near real time modelling & warning (SMS, Mobile apps)  Contribute and share your knowledge & data FLOOD-FREEWARE
  18. 18. Acknowledgement  FloodHack  ECMWF  Copernicus  JRC  Team LIVE  Funding support  EPSRC (CADDIES, Safe&SuRe)  NERC (SINATRA)  EU FP7 (CORFU, PEARL)  EU H2020 (EU-CIRCLE, RESCCUE)
  19. 19. Thank you & questions? Dr Albert S. Chen Centre for Water Systems University of Exeter a.s.chen@exeter.ac.uk AlbertChenExeter @AlbertChen_CWS Contact

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