The eWaterCycle project

N Drost, Rolf Hut, Maarten Van Meersbergen, Edwin H. Sutanudjaja, Marc Bierkens, Nick Van De Giesen

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Abstract

Water related catastrophes such as floods are putting more and more people at risk. Moreover this has a large economic impact as well. For example, in 2011 a flood in Bangkok wiped out a large number of harddrive manufacturing plants, leading to a global shortage and increase in price for a two year period. We have a decent grasp on forecasting the weather, especially on the short to medium term (a few days to a week). We have no such grasp for flood forecasting, especially not on the global scale.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2016 IEEE 12th International Conference on e-Science, e-Science 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages430
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9781509042722
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Mar 2017
Event12th IEEE International Conference on e-Science, e-Science 2016 - Baltimore, United States
Duration: 23 Oct 201627 Oct 2016

Conference

Conference12th IEEE International Conference on e-Science, e-Science 2016
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore
Period23/10/1627/10/16

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    Drost, N., Hut, R., Van Meersbergen, M., Sutanudjaja, E. H., Bierkens, M., & Van De Giesen, N. (2017). The eWaterCycle project. In Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE 12th International Conference on e-Science, e-Science 2016 (pp. 430). [7870930] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). https://doi.org/10.1109/eScience.2016.7870930