FloodMap Live Technology

FloodMap Live Technology


FloodMap Live

FloodMap Live is a live modelling software that continuously simulates flooding through our specially developed flood modelling software (FloodMap). It provides a 48 hour outlook of street level flooding which is simulated using IBM Weather Company rainfall forecasts and nowcasts. Using high-quality topographic and hydrological data FloodMap simulates flood events for cities and countries globally.

The research that underpins the technology was published in internationally respected journals over two decades. A selection of these publications are listed below:

  • Yin, J, Yu, D, Lin, N, Wilby, RL (2017) Evaluating the cascading impacts of sea level rise and coastal flooding on emergency response spatial accessibility in Lower Manhattan, New York City, Journal of Hydrology, 555, pp.648-658, ISSN: 0022-1694.
  • Coles, D, Yu, D, Wilby, RL, Green, D, Herring, Z (2017) Beyond ‘flood hotspots’: Modelling emergency service accessibility during flooding in York, UK, Journal of Hydrology, ISSN: 0022-1694.
  • Yu, D, Yin, J, Liu, M (2016) Validating city-scale surface water flood modelling using crowd-sourced data, Environmental Research Letters, ISSN: 1748-9326.
  • Yin, J, Lin, N, Yu, D (2016) Coupled modeling of storm surge and coastal inundation: a case study in New York City during Hurricane Sandy, Water Resources Research, ISSN: 1944-7973. DOI: 10.1002/2016WR019102.
  • Yin, J, Yu, D, Yin, Z, Liu, M, He, Q (2016) Evaluating the impact and risk of pluvial flash flood on intra-urban road net- work: A case study in the city center of Shanghai, China, Journal of Hydrology, 537, pp.138-145, ISSN: 0022-1694.
  • Yu, D and Coulthard, TJ (2015) Evaluating the importance of catchment hydrological parameters for urban surface water flood modelling using a simple hydro-inundation modelJournal of Hydrology, 524, pp.385-400, ISSN: 0022-1694.
  • Yu, D (2010) Parallelization of a two-dimensional flood inundation model based on domain decomposition, Environmental Modelling and Software, 25(8), pp.935-945, ISSN: 1364-8152. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2010.03.003.
  • Y Yu, D and Lane, SN (2006a) Urban fluvial flood modelling using a two-dimensional diffusion wave treatment, part 1: Mesh resolution effects, Hydrological Processes, 20(7), pp.1541-1565
  • Yu, D and Lane, SN (2006b) Urban fluvial flood modelling using a two-dimensional diffusion wave treatment, part 2: Development of a sub grid-scale treatment, Hydrological Processes, 20(7), pp.1567-1583
  • Yin, J, Yu, D, Yin, Z, Wang, J, Xu, S (2015) Modelling the anthropogenic impacts on fluvial flood risks in a coastal mega-city: A scenario-based case study in Shanghai, China. Landscape and Urban Planning, 136, pp.144-155.
  • Yin, J, Yu, D, Wilby, R (2016) Modelling the impact of land subsidence on urban pluvial flooding: A case study of downtown Shanghai, China, Science of the Total Environment, 544, pp.744-744.
  • Yin, J, Yu, D, Yin, Z, Liu, M, He, Q (2016) Evaluating the impact and risk of pluvial flash flood on intra-urban road net-work: A case study in the city centre of Shanghai, China, Journal of Hydrology, 537, pp.138-145.

For further reading and visit Prof Yu’s Google Scholar page or contact us at [email protected]

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