Flood Risk Assessment and Management

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Floods are devastating natural disasters with a significant impact on human life and the surrounding environent. Flood Risk Assessment and Management should serve as an Ideal textbook on analytical ...
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Flood Frequency Analysis

Pp. 23-33 (11)

Dawei Han

Abstract

Floods can be characterised by peak flow, flood volume with a defined duration, or other attributes. They are considered as independent and identically distributed. Empirical flood frequency provides the basis for analytical flood frequency estimation. Computer software helps to speed up the frequency analysis process.

Keywords:

flood data, empirical flood frequency, return period, analytical frequency

Affiliation:

Department of Civil Engineering University of Bristol, U.K.