Special Issue "Assessment of Current and Future Vulnerability of Flooding with Hydrologic/Hydraulic Modeling and Remote Sensing Techniques"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2018)
Prof. Yang Hong
School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
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Interests: radar/satellite remote sensing of water cycle (precipitation, evapotranspiration, soil moisture, streamflow); hydrology and water resources; hydrometeorology; hydroclimatology
Dr. Yaokui Cui
Interests: remote sensing; water cycle; big data; evapotranspiration; soil moisture
Flooding hazards cause numerous economic and life losses in the present changing climate and environment. It is, therefore, important to keep developing and improving our knowledge in the field of flood vulnerability assessment and hazard alleviation. Multiple disciplines, including hydrology, hydraulics, remote sensing, and meteorology, are collaborating to assess the magnitude and impact of flood hazards. Moreover, with the increasing capacity of numerical modelling, machine learning, data archives, our ability to monitor, predict and understand the risks are growing rapidly.
Due to recent flood events, this Special Issue of Water addresses flooding in a timely manner, in particular, it seeks to highlight interdisciplinary approaches to address the complexity of flood vulnerability assessment in this changing climate and environment, including topics, such as:
- Novel calibration/validation methods for numerical flood-inundation modelling;
- Applying machine learning techniques/big data to flood risk/characteristic assessment;
- New methods/data in obtaining river bathymetry;
- Review of numerical flood simulation/prediction/design methods;
- Flood-inundation applications using high-resolution remote sensing/GIS techniques/data/products;
- Assessment of flood caused socioeconomic impact and hazard reduction;
- Flood impact on sustainability of critical infrastructure, energy, food security and nexus;
- Flood frequency/characteristics/analysis in changing climate, environment/urbanization;
- Flood threats in changing estuaries, coasts and sea level.
Dr. Xinyi Shen
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- Remote Sensing
- Machine Learning
- Natural Hazard
- Resilience and Sustainability
- Climate Change
- Sea Level Rise