Autor: Nussaïbah B. Raja
ISBN-13: 9783330321342
Veröffentl: 21.07.2017
Einband: Paperback
Seiten: 200
Gewicht: 314 g
Format: 220x150x12 mm
Sprache: Englisch

New approaches to flash flood forecasting in the Mediterranean Region

The case of Bodrum, Turkey
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Cities on the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts of Turkey usually receive heavy rainfall during autumn and winter as a result of cyclogenesis during this period. The most recent flash flood to have occurred in this region was in the city of Bodrum, located in the Mugla Province, on September 23, 2015. The flood event affected thousands of houses and caused destructive road and other infrastructural damages. The aim of this research is to analyse the extreme precipitation events building up to flash floods in the Bodrum Region of Turkey and to design a flash flood forecasting system issuing timely and accurate flood warnings in order for operational measures to be put in action. For this purpose, spatiotemporal kriging was first applied to reconstruct the extreme precipitation event leading to the flood using precipitation data from 19 meteorological stations located in the Mugla Province. A simple Artificial Neural Network was then developed to predict floods in the Bodrum Region, using the reconstructed data from the kriging analysis.
Autor: Nussaïbah B. Raja, Olgu Aydin
Nussaïbah B. Raja is a climate scientist affiliated with the Department of Geography at Ankara University. Olgu Aydin is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography of Ankara University. They have both led and collaborated on local and international research regarding the environmental response as a result of climate change in Turkey.

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Autor: Nussaïbah B. Raja
ISBN-13:: 9783330321342
ISBN: 3330321342
Erscheinungsjahr: 21.07.2017
Verlag: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Gewicht: 314g
Seiten: 200
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 220x150x12 mm