Real Time Flood Forecasting in New Zealand

by R. P. Ibbitt, Hydrology Cent, Christchurch, New Zealand,
R. A. Woods, Hydrology Cent, Christchurch, New Zealand,
D. C. Leong, Hydrology Cent, Christchurch, New Zealand,
D. G. Goring, Hydrology Cent, Christchurch, New Zealand,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract:

Current New Zealand real time flood forecasting research developments are described. Successful flood forecasting using a linear system transfer function technique is described. Promising results using a physically-based spatially-distributed catchment model are also presented.



Subject Headings: Forecasting | Floods | Rain water | Linear functions | Catchments | Kinematic waves | Watersheds | New Zealand | Oceania

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