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Flood modelling for cities using Cloud computing

Vassilis Glenis, Andrew Stephen McGough, Vedrana Kutija, Chris Kilsby, Simon Woodman
2013 Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications  
As the demands for this type of work become more common, then ownership of high-end computational resources is warranted but if use is more sporadic and with tight deadlines then the use of Cloud computing  ...  Urban flood risk modelling is a highly topical example of intensive computational processing.  ...  The authors are grateful to the reviewers for their constructive comments. Author details  ... 
doi:10.1186/2192-113x-2-7 fatcat:utw2xtt2p5atlmzzfeizzv4hsu

Computational models in flood early warning systems [chapter]

V Krzhizhanovskaya, N Melnikova, G Shirshov, F Rusadi, R Belleman, J Lhomme, B Gouldby, A Topple, J Simm
2012 Comprehensive Flood Risk Management  
Computational models in flood early warning systems Krzhizhanovskaya, V.; Melnikova, N.; Shirshov, G.S.; Rusadi, F.I.; Belleman, R.G.; Lhomme, J.; Gouldby, B.P.; Topple, A.; Simm, J.  ...  The models are used for prediction of dike failures and for flood risk assessment.  ...  We present computational models for flood early warning systems developed within the UrbanFlood European Union project.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b13715-231 fatcat:37npvd6exbhxxpifoc4lwqezza

FloodSim: Flood Simulation and Visualization Framework Using Position-Based Fluids

I. Alihan Hadimlioglu, Scott A. King, Michael J. Starek
2020 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
Consequently, the framework could be a useful tool for practitioners who have information about the study area and would like to visualize flooding using a particle-based approach for real-time particle  ...  This work focuses on building a framework to simulate and visualize flooding in 3D using position-based fluids for real-time flood spread visualization and analysis.  ...  As indicated earlier, City Maker [42] is used to provide the digital environment model for the simulation environment.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi9030163 fatcat:sat5ln7rhfhj7ky7hktwh65bzu

Smart city based on digital twins

Li Deren, Yu Wenbo, Shao Zhenfeng
2021 Computational Urban Science  
AbstractDigital twins are considered to be a new starting point for today's smart city construction.  ...  This paper defines the concepts of digital twins and digital twin cities, discusses the relationship between digital twins and smart cities, analyzes the characteristics of smart cities based on digital  ...  On the basis of the digital twin city, the integration of the IoT, cloud computing, big data, AI and other newgeneration IT technologies can guide and optimize the planning and management of physical cities  ... 
doi:10.1007/s43762-021-00005-y fatcat:a32ptrpddzepjfejp77laq5g74

Review and Prospect on Development of Urban Flood Warning System

Jianhua Li, Zhaosong Qu, Jun Zheng, Chong Jiang, X. Lei, S. Cai, Y. Yu, H. Li
2018 MATEC Web of Conferences  
Moreover, it was illustrated that new demands and problems had to be faced, and discussed how to meet them in the future by integrating technologies of big data and cloud computing.  ...  Beijing Sinfotek Technology Company Limited ABSTRACT:An overall research and analysis on past development track was of great significance for the further development of new theories, models, technologies  ...  Prospects for the development of urban flood control and early warning system In the era of Internet of Things, big data and cloud computing, the scene of urban flood warning decision-making is very different  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201824601008 fatcat:s5lwlbwzdrezddcrosw6v6gboa

A Distributed Computing Workflow for Modelling Environmental Flows in Complex Terrain [chapter]

Stuart R. Mead, Mahesh Prakash, Christina Magill, Matt Bolger, Jean-Claude Thouret
2015 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
A section of Quebrada San Lazaro within the city of Arequipa, Peru is used as a case study to demonstrate the construction and usage of the terrain models and applicability of the workflow for a flash  ...  The workflow utilises parallel and distributed computing to provide inexpensive terrain models that can then be used in numerical simulations of environmental flows.  ...  The application of this workflow is demonstrated as a case study by simulating flash flood scenarios in complex terrain for the city of Arequipa, Peru.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15994-2_32 fatcat:lz2bbbtxxncqxmuonadhtpmtji

High Resolution Decision Maps for Urban Planning: A Combined Analysis of Urban Flooding and Thermal Stress Potential In Asia and Europe

Floris Boogaard, Zoran Vojinovic, Yu-Cheng Chen, Jeroen Kluck, Tzu-Ping Lin, M.J. Zainorizuan, L. Yee Yong, L. Alvin John Meng Siang, O. Mohamad Hanifi, R. Siti Nazahiyah, A. Mohd Shalahuddin
2017 MATEC Web of Conferences  
These cities are Tainan (Taiwan), Ayutthaya (Thailand) and Groningen (Netherlands). For these cities, flood maps and heat stress maps were developed and used for the comparison analysis.  ...  Urban flooding and thermal stress have become key issues for many cities around the world.  ...  Flood mapping For the flood map analysis in Groningen, the Calamity Levels of Urban Drainage Systems (CLOUDS) was used. This is 'quick-scan' method to simulate storm water floodings [4] .  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201710304012 fatcat:wt2spjc57varzbsqwlzorrnhbm

Quick Predictions of Onset Times and Rain Amounts from Monsoon Showers over Urban Built Environments

Siddharth Gumber, Satyajit Ghosh
2022 Atmosphere  
This paper explored a flooding event over an urban built environment in a South Asian mega city, Chennai, where extant urban planning models rely on predicted rainwater amounts for early warning and impact  ...  The first step involves the use of a parcel model to obtain the expected cloud droplet spectral spreads based on the prevailing dynamical characterisations.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors sincerely thank the School of Mechanical Engineering (SMEC), VIT Vellore and the Centre for Technical Support (CTS) for providing computing resources under the Erasmus+ Scheme  ... 
doi:10.3390/atmos13030370 fatcat:fo73jom63bh7hi4la6ehhgczou

Problem Solving Environment for Development and Maintenance of St. Petersburg's Flood Warning System

Sergey S. Kosukhin, Anna V. Kalyuzhnaya, Denis Nasonov
2014 Procedia Computer Science  
Saint-Petersburg Flood Warning System (FWS) is a life-critical system that requires permanent maintenance and development.  ...  This paper aims to share the idea of Saint -Petersburg FWS evolution with help of problem-solving environment based on the cloud platform CLAVIRE.  ...  Summarizing all that was said above it is clearly seen that such flexible distribut ed environment give us a wide range of possible methods and approaches to solve complex tasks for maintains the operational  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2014.05.152 fatcat:ettapfa25bawxj5q3cehz45wnm

Interoperable Infrastructure for Flood Monitoring: SensorWeb, Grid and Cloud

Nataliia Kussul, Dan Mandl, Karen Moe, Jan-Peter Mund, Joachim Post, Andrii Shelestov, Sergii Skakun, Joerg Szarzynski, Guido Van Langenhove, Matthew Handy
2012 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
Those key technologies include SensorWebs, Grids and Computation Clouds.  ...  This pilot project aims at developing an operational trans-boundary flood management decision support system for the Southern African region to provide useful flood and water-borne disease forecasting  ...  -Malaria risk model (NOAA and City University of New -Develop more automated triggers for tasking and automated product generation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2012.2192417 fatcat:rbp66li62bbgrjutkf2zoek5ly

Distributed Simulation of City Inundation by Coupled Surface and Subsurface Porous Flow for Urban Flood Decision Support System

V.V. Krzhizhanovskaya, N.B. Melnikova, A.M. Chirkin, S.V. Ivanov, A.V. Boukhanovsky, P.M.A. Sloot
2013 Procedia Computer Science  
Petersburg city during the floods. All the models are wrapped as software services in the CLAVIRE platform for urgent computing, which provides workflow management and resource orchestration.  ...  models for stability assessment of levees and embankments, for simulation of city inundation dynamics and citizens evacuation scenarios.  ...  with simulation of a free-surface flow for city inundation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2013.05.270 fatcat:aii5hdwbfbdibij7aq6taq6dei

StormSense: A Blueprint for Coastal Flood Forecast Information & Automated Alert Messaging Systems

Jon Derek Loftis, Sridhar Katragadda, Sokwoo Rhee, Cuong Nguyen
2018 2018 IEEE International Science of Smart City Operations and Platforms Engineering in Partnership with Global City Teams Challenge (SCOPE-GCTC)  
Roads, VA for flooding resulting from storm surge, rain, and tides.  ...  In furtherance of this effort, the Virginia Commonwealth Center for Recurrent Flooding Resiliency's Tidewatch tidal forecast system is being used as a starting point to integrate the extant (NOAA) and  ...  The protocols used to determine how smart cities respond to emergency flooding conditions in the future could be adapted using models.  ... 
doi:10.1109/scope-gctc.2018.00009 fatcat:6xgaa4zy5rfmln6b5gxaaejmei

Pluvial Flooding in European Cities—A Continental Approach to Urban Flood Modelling

Selma Guerreiro, Vassilis Glenis, Richard Dawson, Chris Kilsby
2017 Water  
Abstract: Pluvial flooding is caused by localized intense rainfall and the flood models used to assess it are normally applied on a city (or part of a city) scale using local rainfall records and a high  ...  Here, we attempt to model pluvial flooding on a continental scale and calculate the percentage of area flooded for all European cities for a 10-year return period for hourly rainfall (RP10).  ...  Nevertheless, via use of a workflow that harnesses cloud computing we have shown that the modelling and analytical capabilities required for broad scale pluvial impacts modelling are now feasible.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w9040296 fatcat:yariuz6pafhhznrxdeyn63zeqe

Personal Decision Support Mobile Service for Extreme Situations

Vladislav A. Karbovskii, Daniil V. Voloshin, Kseniia A. Puzyreva, Aleksandr S. Zagarskikh
2014 Procedia Computer Science  
This article discusses aspects of implementation of a massive personal decision support mobile service for evacuation process in extreme situations, based on cloud computation platform CLA VIRE and a virtual  ...  The v irtual society model was constructed using an agent -based approach. To increase credibility the individual motivation methods (personal decision support and user training) were used.  ...  We also thank the HR Wallingford team, for providing a free licens e for the DRFSM software. Personal decision support mobile service for extreme situations V. A. Karbovskii, et al  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2014.05.150 fatcat:zf7xuopkxnbijka4uq4fbaxg2y

EvacSys: A Cloud-Based Service for Emergency Evacuation

Osman Khalid, Muhammad Usman Shahid Khan, Ying Huang, Samee U. Khan, Albert Zomaya
2016 IEEE Cloud Computing  
For many years, cloud computing has been well-established as a most reliable solution to meet higher data and computational demands.  ...  The service utilizes the power of cloud-computing to process large volumes of real-time sensory data gathered during disaster and computes appropriate routes for evacuees with priority given to emergency  ...  To make the service scalable, we utilized parallel computing using Message Passing Interface (MPI) on compute cluster in a cloud environment.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcc.2016.10 fatcat:5re5ig23mfbi7dt2kvdnmtmaga
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