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Table 1

Data used in this study

DataSourcesPurpose
Rainfall Environment Agency Model input 
River discharge Environment Agency Model input 
DTM Environment Agency Provide basic topography 
Buildings OS MasterMap Refine DTM to take into account the effect of buildings 
Flood defences Field work Refine and correct DTM 
Land cover map OS MasterMap Classify permeable and impermeable surfaces and define simulation domain 
Soil type map 1. British Geological Society
2. National Soil Resources Institute 
Select general infiltration parameters 
Observed water depth at critical points 2008 Morpeth Flood Summary Report Model validation 
Surveyed flood extents 2008 Morpeth Flood Summary Report Model validation 
DataSourcesPurpose
Rainfall Environment Agency Model input 
River discharge Environment Agency Model input 
DTM Environment Agency Provide basic topography 
Buildings OS MasterMap Refine DTM to take into account the effect of buildings 
Flood defences Field work Refine and correct DTM 
Land cover map OS MasterMap Classify permeable and impermeable surfaces and define simulation domain 
Soil type map 1. British Geological Society
2. National Soil Resources Institute 
Select general infiltration parameters 
Observed water depth at critical points 2008 Morpeth Flood Summary Report Model validation 
Surveyed flood extents 2008 Morpeth Flood Summary Report Model validation 
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