Special Issue "Advances in Hydro-Meteorological Monitoring"
A special issue of Water (ISSN 2073-4441).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 December 2016)
A printed edition of this Special Issue is available here.
Basin hydrology is related to the soil-atmosphere interaction driven by several blended processes constrained by the space-time variability of precipitation and soil moisture, along with the overland flow and flood routing in natural channels. The emerging technologies for the monitoring and prediction of the spatial and temporal distribution of rainfall and soil moisture over a catchment, as well as the hillslope and river runoff, are of considerable interest to predict the hydrological response of a catchment. In this context, this Special Issue aims to shed light on the more recent advances in ground observations and remote sensing products, as well as the benefit that comes from the integration between technological innovation and the development of new ideas in hydrology science. Specifically, the Special Issue invites theoretical and applied contributions dealing with the development and comparisons of different monitoring procedures based on ground and satellite data for: (1) improving the representation of the rainfall field and soil-moisture at catchment scale; (2) monitoring the discharge in poorly equipped natural channels; (3) identifying the core hydrological processes in the runoff production; and (4) enhancing hydrological and hydraulic models aimed at the definition of hydraulic risk.
Prof. Dr. Tommaso Moramarco
Prof. Dr. Roberto Ranzi
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- hydrological cycle
- ground observation
- remote sensing
- natural hazards