Articles | Volume 20, issue 10
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 4005–4015, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-4005-2016
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 4005–4015, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-4005-2016

Technical note 05 Oct 2016

Technical note | 05 Oct 2016

Technical Note: Advances in flash flood monitoring using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)

Matthew T. Perks et al.

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ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (20 Sep 2016) by Theresa Blume
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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have the potential to capture information about the earth’s surface in dangerous and previously inaccessible locations. Here we present a method whereby image acquisition and subsequent analysis have enabled the highly dynamic and oft-immeasurable hydraulic phenomenon present during high-energy flash floods to be quantified at previously unattainable spatial and temporal resolutions.