Coastal Flood Modelling and Forecasting

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Date - 22/11/2017
Time - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Haywards Heath


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This course explores the drivers of coastal flood risk and the modelling and analytical approaches that have been developed to predict, forecast and prepare for it.  This course demonstrates that whilst flood modelling and forecasting is a complex and uncertain science, it is maturing, and we are finding intelligent ways to tighten up on uncertainty

Who should attend

The course is intended for those who will be involved in estimating extreme sea levels and wave heights for applications such as flood mapping, flood warning and Flood Risk Assessments. It will also be of interest to professionals and managers who are reviewing coastal studies, or to those who wish to update their knowledge of extreme sea level science

Course objectives

On completion of this course attendees should be able to:

  • Understand the key drivers of coastal flood risk

Have an increased knowledge of:

  • Coastal flood risk drivers (e.g. tides, surges, waves, etc)
  • Methods available for the analysis of flood risk drivers (boundary conditions)
  • Coastal flood modelling approaches
  • Coastal flood forecasting


Bookings are closed for this course