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Development of daily gridded rainfall dataset over the Ganga, Brahmaputra and Meghna river basins

Venkatraman Prasanna, Juvy Subere, Dwijendra K. Das, Srinivasan Govindarajan, Tetsuzo Yasunari
2012 Meteorological Applications  
Based on the three available sets of daily observations (IMD dataset (1°× 1°), TRMM-3B42 (0.25°× 0.25°) and 46 daily station observations over Bangladesh), a dataset of 0.5°× 0.5°resolution on a daily  ...  in real time flood forecasting as well as to serve as a comparison tool for the baseline simulation of high resolution atmospheric models aimed at flood forecasting and climate change projections.  ...  The work is carried out as part of the DANIDA supported project being implemented by IWM, Bangladesh, which is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1002/met.1327 fatcat:c4tavnwdvfhydgw4jirnonluiq

Flood Inundation Mapping of the Sparsely Gauged Large-Scale Brahmaputra Basin Using Remote Sensing Products

Biswa Bhattacharya, Maurizio Mazzoleni, Reyne Ugay
2019 Remote Sensing  
The simulated flood inundation maps of the lower part of the Brahmaputra basin showed reasonably good match in terms of the probability of detection, success ratio and critical success index.  ...  A semi-distributed conceptual hydrological model was developed using HEC-HMS (Hydrologic Modelling System from Hydrologic Engineering Centre).  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11050501 fatcat:gpwziveb2ngkrdys27mj55yfva

Satellite-derived methane emissions from inundation in Bangladesh

C. N. Peters, R. Bennartz, G. M. Hornberger
2017 Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences  
This study uses satellite observations of atmospheric methane and flooding to explore seasonal fluctuation in methane emissions from Bangladesh.  ...  Our estimates of total emissions are in line with the median of total emission values for Bangladesh reported in earlier studies.  ...  The authors gratefully acknowledge the NOAA Air Resources Laboratory (ARL) for the provision of the HYSPLIT transport and dispersion model and READY website (http://www.ready. used in this publication  ... 
doi:10.1002/2016jg003740 fatcat:prvrlhkonvarxbud6krwumuvme

Interactions of Aerosol Optical Depth and Cloud Parameters with Rainfall and the Validation of Satellite Based Rainfall Observations

Md Monirul Islam, Md Mainul Islam Mamun, Md Zahidul Islam, Mumnunul Keramat
2017 American Journal of Environmental Sciences  
The result indicated that TRMM rainfall data were in good agreement with ground measurements with correlation coefficient of above 0.90 in Rajshahi.  ...  Aerosol-cloud interactions influence the global precipitation patterns that influence significantly the Earth's climate system. Anthropogenic aerosols alter the clouds and their optical properties.  ...  Acknowledgment The authors are thankful to GES-MODIS and GES-TRMM for providing the satellite datasets.  ... 
doi:10.3844/ajessp.2017.315.324 fatcat:v7xhcpfbxbeq5fbh35en65qbnq

Monitoring of Drought Condition and Risk in Bangladesh Combined Data from Satellite and Ground Meteorological Observations

Foyez Ahmed Prodhan, Jiahua Zhang, Yun Bai, Til Prasad Pangali Sharma, Upama Ashish Koju
2020 IEEE Access  
Validation results of VCI exhibited a high correlation with rice yield data than in-situ soil moisture data.  ...  Recently Bangladesh has been experiencing by different degree of dryness as a consequence of high climate variability, affecting the crop production to a great extent in the last couple of decades.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors express thanks to all the members of the research team for their hard works in this research.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2993025 fatcat:pxsbi67whvbe3jpxt2v7hftkku


2013 Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers Ser B1 (Hydraulic Engineering)  
Flood simulation by using a distributed hydrological model (DHM) has been implemented to support dam operation.  ...  This study aims to investigate the applicability of Satellite Based Precipitation (SBP) combined with local rain gauge network as input for flood forecast at Chao Phraya basin, Thailand.  ...  Thus, this validation investigates how the number of rain gauge affects the effect of correction for satellite based estimation.  ... 
doi:10.2208/jscejhe.69.i_49 fatcat:q2y63boeqfa7vh2hc7fzlqa5ga

Systematic Evaluation of Satellite-Based Rainfall Products over the Brahmaputra Basin for Hydrological Applications

Sagar Ratna Bajracharya, Wahid Palash, Mandira Singh Shrestha, Vijay Ratan Khadgi, Chu Duo, Partha Jyoti Das, Chhimi Dorji
2015 Advances in Meteorology  
TRMM 3B42 showed the second best performance. The study demonstrates that there is a potential use of satellite rainfall in a data scarce region.  ...  Estimation of the flow generated in the Brahmaputra river basin is important for establishing an effective flood prediction and warning services as well as for water resources assessment and management  ...  They acknowledge the assistance of Dr. Joe Turk for providing an assessment of the analysis and a careful proofreading of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/398687 fatcat:a63m5jeaxfhyhildp7ncrfa2lm

Inter-Comparison of Gauge-Corrected Global Satellite Rainfall Estimates and Their Applicability for Effective Water Resource Management in a Transboundary River Basin: The Case of the Meghna River Basin

Islam Khairul, Nikolaos Mastrantonas, Mohamed Rasmy, Toshio Koike, Kuniyoshi Takeuchi
2018 Remote Sensing  
The Meghna River basin is a transboundary basin that lies in Bangladesh (~40%) and India (~60%).  ...  In addition, the proposed methodology of creating a reference rainfall dataset based on the GSRPs could also be applicable to other poorly-gauged and inaccessible transboundary river Remote Sens. 2018,  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflicts of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10060828 fatcat:5mt6u2wktnfg3a2n7tdj7s24w4

A global network for operational flood risk reduction

Lorenzo Alfieri, Sagy Cohen, John Galantowicz, Guy J-P. Schumann, Mark A. Trigg, Ervin Zsoter, Christel Prudhomme, Andrew Kruczkiewicz, Erin Coughlan de Perez, Zachary Flamig, Roberto Rudari, Huan Wu (+8 others)
2018 Environmental Science and Policy  
This paper describes the emerging role of the Global Flood Partnership (GFP), a global network of scientists, users, private and public organizations active in global flood risk management.  ...  State-of-the-art technologies relying on satellite remote sensing as well as numerical hydrological and weather predictions can detect and monitor severe flood events at a global scale.  ...  Within the GFP, the Global Flood Monitoring System (GFMS, http://, Wu et al., 2012 Wu et al., , 2014 ) is a NASA-funded experimental system using real-time TRMM Multi-satellite Precipitation  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2018.03.014 fatcat:co75a6ilonbpxgrs7ffqaxiv5e

Progress from TRMM to GPM

2021 Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan  
Multi-satellite rain maps in which TRMM was the reference standard have been developed, and they became prototypes of the multi-satellite Earth observation systems.  ...  of precipitation systems.  ...  The author would also like to express deep gratitude to the founders of TRMM and GPM who are no longer with us: J. Simpson, D. Atlas, Tsu. Nitta, O. Thiele, A. Hou, and T. Kozu.  ... 
doi:10.2151/jmsj.2021-035 fatcat:25s5l2wy2jbp5k4hpt667hoezy

Calibration of TRMM Derived Rainfall Over Nepal During 1998-2007

Md. Nazrul Islam, Someshwar Das, Hiroshi Uyeda
2010 The Open Atmospheric Science Journal  
This preliminary work is the preparation of utilization of Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) data to be commencing in 2013.  ...  TRMM detection of rainy days is poor over Nepal; it can approximately detect, under-detect and over-detect by 19%, 72% and 9% of stations respectively.  ...  The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) of Nepal is acknowledged for providing observed data. Thanks are extended to S. K. Baidya and J. Karmachary of DHM for helping in data management.  ... 
doi:10.2174/1874282301004010012 fatcat:uqeqk2x4ines3ou7pfhlmy7uq4

Quantification of Rotavirus Diarrheal Risk Due to Hydroclimatic Extremes Over South Asia: Prospects of Satellite-Based Observations in Detecting Outbreaks

M. Alfi Hasan, Colleen Mouw, Antarpreet Jutla, Ali S. Akanda
2018 GeoHealth  
of a satellite-based seasonal forecasting model.  ...  extremes on the seasonality of rotavirus transmission in Bangladesh.  ...  Acknowledgments, Samples, and Data 628 This research was supported, in part, by a NASA Health and Air Quality grant (NNX15AF71G). 629 The authors would also like to thank Emine Bihter Yalcin and Soroush  ... 
doi:10.1002/2017gh000101 pmid:32159010 pmcid:PMC7007079 fatcat:qrbs5oamh5bxfhwv5vleugyuru

Spatial and Temporal Variations of Precipitation in and around Bangladesh

Md. Nazrul ISLAM, Toru TERAO, Hiroshi UYEDA, Taiichi HAYASHI, Katsuhiro KIKUCHI
2005 Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan  
The morning maximum rainfall at 06 LST in Bangladesh is different from that of the Indian subcontinent or of the mountain area where, generally, maximum rainfall occurs in the afternoon.  ...  Radar data from the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) are employed as a preliminary analysis.  ...  This study is partly supported by TRMM-RA4 of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).  ... 
doi:10.2151/jmsj.83.21 fatcat:l7by37vpm5awvm6rww7kqc42xe

Upstream satellite remote sensing for river discharge forecasting: Application to major rivers in South Asia

Feyera A. Hirpa, Thomas M. Hopson, Tom De Groeve, G. Robert Brakenridge, Mekonnen Gebremichael, Pedro J. Restrepo
2013 Remote Sensing of Environment  
This pattern of correlation is combined with a cross-validation method to select the satellite sites that produce the most accurate river discharge estimates in a lagged regression model.  ...  Overall, we conclude that satellite-based flow estimates are a useful source of dynamical surface water information in data-scarce regions and that they could be used for model calibration and data assimilation  ...  We are grateful for the Flood Forecasting and Warning Center of Bangladesh for providing the river stage data used in this project, and for the assistance of Jennifer Boehnert with GIS support.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.11.013 fatcat:433wj27jgffrpiujstz4mv6nkq

Establishment of a regional flood information system in the Hindu Kush Himalayas: challenges and opportunities

Mandira Singh Shrestha, Wolfgang E. Grabs, Vijay R. Khadgi
2015 International Journal of Water Resources Development  
This article provides an example of how regional cooperation has been achieved and is being promoted in the Hindu Kush Himalayas through the development of a regional flood information system.  ...  The system will function as a decision support tool for decision makers to alert vulnerable communities in a timely and accurate manner.  ...  data available to the regional flood information system.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07900627.2015.1023891 fatcat:w2eu3nvwk5aqbbpjpy7razrwly
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