EFFORTS (Europen Flood Forecasting Operational Real-Time System) is a decision support system (DSS) with a user-friendly GIS interface for real-time environmental monitoring and flood forecasting.
EFFORTS system has been developed especially to satisfy Civil Protection Organizations needs:
The system runs in a completely automatic way: each time new data arrive to the system, it automatically processes them, runs models and show flood forecasting results. The User is not required to perform any action and can concentrate on analyzing data and results for taking the best decision.
GIS-BASED VISUAL INTERFACE
The EFFORTS system is a GIS-based tool. It allows geo-referenced display of maps and information. Maps are organized in layers, each of which can be displayed alone or it can be superimposed to others.
GIS tools are available for selecting stations and getting information.