A New Set of Equations for Very Shallow Water and Partially Dry Areas Suitable to 2D Numerical Models
When a 2D model is used to compute the flood propagation over an initially dry area some difficulties arise due to the changes in the computational domain as large parts of it are flooded...

Finite Element Algorithms for Modelling Flood Propagation
The paper details the numerical solutions adopted in the TELEMAC-2D code that solves the shallow water equations. The numerical choices have been driven by the need for computational efficiency...

Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing: a possible support in 2D modelling of flood propagation
This paper examines some specific aspects regarding the implementation of a 2D mathematical model of flood propagation, namely that of input and output data management. The problems connected...

Quasi-Two Dimensional Modelling of Flood Routing in Rivers and Flood Plains by Means of Storage Cells
A quasi-two dimensional numerical model for flood routing in rivers and flood plains has been developed. In the river, the St Venant equations are integrated using the implicit finite...

Combining a 2-D Flood Plain Model with GIS for Flood Delineation and Damage Assessment
This paper describes potential applications of Geographical Information System (GIS) for flood hazard delineation and damage assessment. The hydraulic model simulates both 1-D flood routing...

Modelling of Flood Wave Propagation Over Flat Dry Areas of Complex Topography in Presence of Different Infrastructures
After a description of the general equations which govern the propagation of a 2D flood wave (shallow water equations), a review of the scientific publications on the integration of their...

Computation of a flood event using a two dimensional finite element model and its comparison to field data
This paper reports on an attempt to begin a rigorous field testing programme for two dimensional finite element flow models, examining the impacts of mesh resolution and numerical method...

Flood Propagation on Mobile Beds under Mountainous Flow Conditions
An implicit finite-volume scheme is used to solve the shallow water equations under mountainous flow conditions. The algorithm is stable for sub- and supercritical flows and moving internal...

Reliability and Validity of Modeling Sedimentation and Debris Flow Hazards Over Initially Dry Areas
Extreme floods may inundate populated areas of a river valley that are normally dry. Two-dimensional flow analysis is a useful method for predicting the spatial and temporal behavior of...

Anomalous Measurements in a Compound Duct
An anomalous velocity distribution on the 'flood plain' of a compound duct is reported and discussed. The tentative conclusion is that the phenomenon is to be explained by the co-existence...

Experimental Study on Unsteady Flow in Open Channels with Flood Plains
Hydraulic characteristics of unsteady flows were investigated experimentally in open channels with flood plains using a computer-controlled water supply system. Some noticeable features...

Frequency of the 1993 Flood in the Upper Mississippi River Basin
The frequency of the 1993 flood in the upper Mississippi River Basin is characterized by applying Bulletin 17B and L-moment methods to 111 unregulated watersheds in the basin. The analysis...

Damage to Highway Infrastructure 1993 Mississippi River Basin Flooding
A study has been initiated to investigate the basin-wide impact of the 1993 Mississippi River Basin flooding on damage to the highway infrastructure. The study involves site investigations...

Contraction Scour at a Bridge over the Iowa River
Flooding of the Iowa River during July and August 1993 caused extensive contraction scour at the State Highway 99 bridge over the Iowa River at Wapello, Iowa. At least 3.3 m of piling...

Real-Time Flood Forecasting Using Adaptive Estimation
The proposed flood forecasting system combines a flood routing model with a parameter estimation model. The flood routing model utilizes ?-index to determine the effective rainfall and...

Flood Monitoring Network In Southeastern Louisiana
A flood monitoring network has been established to alert emergency operations personnel and the public about hydrologic conditions in the Amite River Basin. The U.S. Geological Survey...

Riparian Wetlands and Flood Stages
The paper studies concurrent flood stage records from two fourth-order streams in the hills of northwest Mississippi with similar soils, watershed relief and overall land use. The streams...

Probable Maximum Flood Estimation for New and Existing Dams
Although various attempts have been made to streamline the procedures to determine PMF hydrographs for the design of new and rehabilitation of existing dams, there still remains a great...

Natural and Dam Break Flood Routing in Mountain Rivers
The accuracy of four one-dimensional flood routing methods is assessed for extreme floods in various mountain river settings. This preliminary assessment focusses on the prediction of...

Revised Hydraulic Design of the Rio Hondo Flood Control Channel
The US Army Engineer District, Los Angeles has completed a major review study of the Los Angeles County Drainage Area (US Army, 1992) and has determined that the existing flood control...