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GFP 2020 Presentations

Virtual Global Flood Partnership Conference - 4, 11, 18, 25 November 2020


day 1

Session 1: Global flood monitoring (EO) - Nov 4th 2020:

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Taking WFP flood impact prediction and mapping to the next level Brian Lander / Margot Van der Velden – WFP, Nobel Peace Prize awardees 2020 download pdf (5,4M)
GEO and CEOS Flood Community Developments David Borges – NASA download pdf (23M)
Leveraging machine learning and SmallSats to improve satellite flood detection: seeing through (thin) clouds and identifying new features Beth Tellmann – Cloud To Street download pdf (14M)
Sentinel-1 multitemporal InSAR coherence to map floodwater in urban areas Marco Chini - Luxembourg Institute for Science and Technology (LIST) download pdf (31M)
The new Sentinel-1 based global flood monitoring system of the Copernicus Emergency Management Service Peter Salamon - European Commission download pdf (1,5M)

day 2

Session 2: Global flood forecasting - Nov 11th 2020:

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Advancing Access to Global Flood Modeling and Alerting using the PDC Disaster AWARE Platform and Remote Sensing Technologies Margaret Glasscoe – JPL NASA download pdf (2M)
Global Flood Awareness System service evolution Ervin Zsoter - European Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasting download pdf (2,9M)
Progress and challenges in high-accuracy flood forecasting on global scales Sella Nevo – Google N/A
Exploring the ENSO Impact on Basin-Scale Floods toward Better Monthly-to- seasonal Flood Forecast Huan Wu - Sun Yat-Sen University download pdf (54,2M)
Predictability of the floods caused by Typhoon Hagibis in 2019 using Today's Earth Kei Yoshimura - University of Tokyo download pdf (9,6M)

day 3

Session 3: Global flood hazard and risk modeling - Nov 18th 2020:


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Global modeling of seasonal mortality rates from river floods Lorenzo Alfieri - CIMA download pdf (7,1M)
Google Earth Engine Implementation of the Floodwater Depth Estimation Tool (FwDET-GEE) for Rapid and Large Scale Flood Analysis  Brad Peter - University of Alabama download pdf (4,3M)
Mapping flood hazard and risk in the Congo Basin - the challenges of flood risk management in Africa Raphael Tshimanga - Congo Basin Water Resources Research Center download pdf (1,8M)
Leveraging Earth Observation and Data Assimilation for Improved Flood Inundation Forecasts Antara Dasgupta - Monash University download pdf (15,6M)

day 4

Session 4: Flood resilience - Nov 25th 2020:

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A Simple Participatory Tool to Assess Community Flood Resilience Colin McQuistan - Practical Action download pdf (193M)
Community Resilience to Flooding in Bangladesh Bayes Ahmed - Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction, University College London N/A
The Value of Drones for Bespoke Local Flood Risk Assessment in the Licungo Basin Guy Schumann - United Nations World Food Programme download pdf (138M)
Ground Observations from the Media for Real-time and Historical Flood  Assessment Jurjen Wagemaker download pdf (142M)


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