Articles written in Journal of Earth System Science
Volume 130 All articles Published: 30 July 2021 Article ID 0147 Research article
Kerala, located in the southwest part of India experienced heavy flooding during 2018. A post-flood field survey was conducted by National Centre for Coastal Research (NCCR), Chennai to study the flood. The survey was conducted using
$\bullet$ The post-flood field survey was conducted for Kerala floods of 2018. A team from NCCR visited the flood affected central and southern parts of Kerala.
$\bullet$ NCCR Geo-Surveyor app built in-house was used for the survey. A Geo-tagged image together with the flood depth is stored in transferred online into the NCCR server.
$\bullet$ Presented the district-wise field survey result in the paper. It was noticed that the flood intensified and affected millions due to unscientific way of dam operations, which affected infrastructure and lives of many living on the banks of the river.
$\bullet$ Kerala need to consider long-term solutions like early flood warning systems, conservation of environment and proper engineered constructions near to the river banks.
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