Bluesky LiDAR Helps Wiltshire Council Tackle Flooding Risk

Leicestershire, UK, 11 January 2018 – Aerial laser mapping technology is helping Wiltshire Council investigate flooding in the town of Corsham. Working with engineering consultancy Atkins, the Bluesky LiDAR data is being used to create a hydraulic model of the drainage network and its interaction with the watercourses serving the catchment. This detailed model will allow Council staff to predict […]

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Mapping Flood Risk in the UK

Mapping Flood Risk in the UK Written by Faith Clark There are numerous types of floods and many ways of classifying them. According to Wikipedia floods are classified mainly by their source – areal, riverine, estuarine and coastal, urban and catastrophic and, although using different language, the UK’s Environmental Law Association’s website uses a similar, perhaps simpler, classification – coastal, […]

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