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- Hutton, Christopher J.; Brazier, Richard E.; Nicholas, Andrew P.; Nearing, Mark
- Water resources research 2012 v.48 no.4
- floods; groundwater recharge; hydrologic cycle; hydrologic models; lidar; prediction; rivers; runoff; watershed hydrology; watersheds; United States
- ... Flash floods are an important component of the semiarid hydrological cycle, and provide the potential for groundwater recharge as well as posing a dangerous natural hazard. A number of catchment models have been applied to flash flood prediction; however, in general they perform poorly. This study has investigated whether the incorporation of light detection and ranging (lidar) derived data into t ...