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Modelling An Overland Water Flow Path In An Urban Catchment Using GIS
Seyed Hossein Pourali, Colin Arrowsmith, D. Mitchell, A.A.Matkan
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Volume - 4   Issue - 1    |    Publication Date - March 2014  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
GIS, Arc Hydro Tools, LiDAR, DEM, Overland Flow Path
ABSTRACT
It is difficult to account for urban drainage networks when modelling overland water flow in an urban setting using conventional GIS software. This paper presents a GIS -based method for incorporating subsurface drainage flow through conventional drainage networks into overland flow paths. Planners and engineers in local government can use our flow path method to improve calculation of flooding risk in low-lying and newly developing areas.
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Mr. Seyed Hossein Pourali
School of Mathematical and Geospatial Sciences, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT Unive rsity), GPO Box 2476, Melbourne, 3001 - Australia
hossainpourali@yahoo.com
Associate Professor Colin Arrowsmith
School of Mathematical and Geospatial Sciences, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT Unive rsity), GPO Box 2476, Melbourne, 3001 - Australia
Dr. D. Mitchell
School of Mathematical and Geospatial Sciences Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University) GPO Box 2476, Melbourne, 3001 - Australia
Dr. A.A.Matkan
Centre of Remote Sensing and GIS - Australia