Themes


Session 1 – Flood Early Warning

Flood forecasting, hydrological modelling methods and approaches; Issues and challenges in flood early warning, Reservoir operations, GLOF, Dam Break, vis-à-vis, etc.

Session 2 - Spatial flood inundation simulations

Spatial flood early warning, 2D simulations; Storm surge modeling, Challenges and issues, etc.

Session 3 - Industry presentations

Advanced softwares and hardware available for flood early warning, its capabilities, data requirements, ground instrumentation, drones, ALTM sensors, automatic data recorders, etc.

Session 4 – Climate Change Impact

Impact of climate change on floods, flash floods forecast; extreme hydro-meteorological events now and in future; role of satellite based rainfall forecast products and its accuracies, etc.

Session 5 - Technological trends & Urban flooding

Urban flood Modelling and early warning; Recent trends & approaches in flood early warning, cause of urban flooding, role of Doppler Weather Radar data in urban hydrology, ground instrumentation, data constraints, etc.

Session 6 –Instrumentation, Ground and Space Database

Role of satellite communications, remote sensing data, spatial database, Sensors & ground instrumentation for flood early warning, disaster risk reduction techniques, field experiences, etc.