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April 29, 2016
Measuring river surface flow with image analysis
Kobe, Japan (SPX) Apr 29, 2016
Fujita Ichiro, a Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering in Kobe University, has developed a piece of software that can measure the flow rate of rivers using image analysis. The software is called KU-STIV (Kobe University Space-Time Image Velocimetry). This technology makes it easier to obtain accurate data about river flow rates that can be used in strategies for flood risk management. Japan is hit by flood-related disasters almost every year - one of the most recent examples occurred in ... read more

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