Articles | Volume 21, issue 6
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1739–1757, 2021
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1739–1757, 2021

Research article 02 Jun 2021

Research article | 02 Jun 2021

Assessing climate-change-induced flood risk in the Conasauga River watershed: an application of ensemble hydrodynamic inundation modeling

Tigstu T. Dullo et al.


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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (further review by editor and referees) (04 Mar 2021) by David J. Peres
AR by Alfred Kalyanapu on behalf of the Authors (07 Apr 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (18 Apr 2021) by David J. Peres
Short summary
We studied the effect of potential future climate change on floods, flood protection, and electricity infrastructure in the Conasauga River watershed in the US using ensemble hydrodynamic modeling. We used a GPU-accelerated Two-dimensional Runoff Inundation Toolkit for Operational Needs (TRITON) hydrodynamic model to simulate floods. Overall, this study demonstrates how a fast hydrodynamic model can enhance flood frequency maps and vulnerability assessment under changing climatic conditions.
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