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Reducing uncertainty in river flood conveyance (CES)

UK research initiative to develop an improved decision-support system for conveyance estimation to calculate the flow depth slope relationship in river channel and flood plain systems.

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The project to produce the new Conveyance Estimation System (CES) was carried out from early 2001 to mid 2004. It has been closely co-ordintaed with a parallel project aimed at improved estimation of afflux at bridges and culverts.