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Flood Impact - Chazuta, Peru

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Created: Dec 09, 2021 at 7:20 p.m.
Last updated: Jan 04, 2022 at 9:43 p.m.
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This is a collection of all exposure datasets and flood map extent used in Chazuta, Peru as an example in my Thesis to determine flood impact at Brigham Young University in year 2021. The purpose of this collection is to make available all data that was used in my thesis if one wanted to replicate my findings. My Thesis title is called _____________________. The flood map used were derived from HAND (Height Above Nearest Drainage). The HAND flood map was created by Chris Edwards as part of his Thesis at BYU called "Forecasting Inundation Extents in the Amazon Basin Using SRH-2D and HAND Based on the GEOGloWS ECMWF Streamflow Services" ( The exposure datasets were found at,, and

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Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS 84 EPSG:4326
Coordinate Units:
Decimal degrees
Place/Area Name:
Chazuta, Peru


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Chazuta, Peru The HAND value was derived using a MERIT DEM and this flood map is of the 10 meter flood. The HAND was converted from a raster with 100 m res. to a polygon vector shapefile.

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Smith, R. E. (2022). Flood Impact - Chazuta, Peru, HydroShare,

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