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Weather, Flood and Coastal Hazards

"....the fan [arrows] was built by floods; the town was built by people..."  Graeme Smart (NIWA) speaking about his project on 'Faster flood forecast (LINK)‘.  Alluvial fans are deposits of sediment built up by streams or rivers where a channel widens and slope reduces.

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  • Cattoen et al (2016) Coupling a high resolution (1.5km) weather model with a hydrological model for flood forecasting in New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Hydrology, 55(1) pp 1-23
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