A simulation method for flood risk variables

Cai, Y. and Gouldby, B.P. and Dunning, P. and Hawkes, P. (2007) A simulation method for flood risk variables. In: 2nd Institute of Mathematics and its Applications International Conference on Flood Risk Assessment, 4th September 2007, University of Plymouth, England.

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Across the UK, storms often occur in sequences as a series of low pressure systems passing at intervals of one to four days. These systems can significantly influence the characteristics of subsequent flooding. Gaining an understanding of the sequencing of storm events and representing their characteristics within flood risk analysis is therefore of importance. In this paper we present a general method for simulating a time series with given marginal distributions and required autocorrelation structures. A simulation study was also carried out which shows that the generalized method works very well.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Floods > General
Divisions: Floods
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Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2020 09:47
Last Modified: 21 May 2020 08:03
URI: http://eprints.hrwallingford.com/id/eprint/611

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