Research and analysis

Performance measures for flood forecasting

This report covers performance measures, which could be used to evaluate the effectiveness of individual sub-processes and/or the entire flood forecasting and warning service.

Documents

Performance measures for flood forecasting

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Performance measures for flood forecasting

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This report focuses on performance measures for flood forecasting. Performance measures provide objective and consistent information on the performance of various models and procedures to Environment Agency staff involved in developing and improving flood forecasting services. The ultimate aim is to improve their effectiveness, with a clear focus to maintain or improve lead-time for the accurate, timely and reliable delivery of flood forecasting and warning services.

Published 1 April 2005