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Forecasting system provides flood warnings to vulnerable residents of Bangladesh

modeling and satellite data to compensate for a lack of river gauge data upstream of Bangladesh, as well as for a lack of radar data. It is updated daily with new model runs and measurements.

Longer-range forecasts

Hopson, Webster, and Georgia Institute of Technology scientists Carlos Hoyos and Hai-Ru Chang have worked to create forecasts that go out more than 10 days, thereby giving residents additional time to prepare for floods. Over the next year or two, increasing numbers of Bangladeshis will begin to receive 20-day forecasts, followed by one- to six-month seasonal forecasts.

The team will also study the feasibility of applying its forecasting technology and methods to other vulnerable countries, such as Cambodia and Vietnam.

"We feel that the prediction modules we have developed for Bangladesh are templates for flood forecasting in developing nations with limited infrastructure and resources," Webster says.


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Contact: David Hosansky
hosansky@ucar.edu
303-497-8611
National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
2-Aug-2007


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