Articles | Volume 14, issue 11
Model description paper
22 Nov 2021
Model description paper |  | 22 Nov 2021

B-flood 1.0: an open-source Saint-Venant model for flash-flood simulation using adaptive refinement

Geoffroy Kirstetter, Olivier Delestre, Pierre-Yves Lagrée, Stéphane Popinet, and Christophe Josserand

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The development of forecasting tools may help to limit the impacts of flash floods. Our purpose here is to demonstrate the possibility of using b-flood, which is a 2D tool based on shallow-water equations and adaptive mesh refinement.