Flood Hazard Mapping by Integrated GIS ­- SCS Model


This research explores the relevance of an adapted flood study model for Mauritius, focusing on the country's vulnerability to hydro-meteorological disasters, particularly floods. Utilizing an integrated GIS-SCS hydrological model, flood-sensitive zones were identified, and flood hydrographs were derived for specific catchments. The study highlights the combined potential of geographical information systems and hydrological models as decision-making tools for assessing and mitigating flood hazards. The approach allows for a more detailed understanding of sub-basins within a main basin, enabling targeted remedial actions in vulnerable sub-catchments. The findings contribute to improved planning and the implementation of countermeasures for flood-prone regions.


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International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences

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