Articles | Volume 8, issue 3
Model description paper
27 Mar 2015
Model description paper |  | 27 Mar 2015

EDDA 1.0: integrated simulation of debris flow erosion, deposition and property changes

H. X. Chen and L. M. Zhang


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AR by Limin Zhang on behalf of the Authors (31 Jan 2015)  Author's response   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (17 Feb 2015) by Hilary McMillan
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (03 Mar 2015)
ED: Publish as is (12 Mar 2015) by Hilary McMillan
AR by Limin Zhang on behalf of the Authors (19 Mar 2015)  Manuscript 
Short summary
A new numerical model, EDDA, is developed for simulating debris-flow erosion, deposition, and associated changes in debris mass, properties, and topography. An adaptive time stepping algorithm is adopted to assure both numerical accuracy and computational efficiency. The performance of the model has been verified through four numerical tests and a large-scale case study. EDDA can be a powerful tool for debris-flow risk assessment in a large area and real-time landslide warning.