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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Rainfall Frequency Analysis

Pp. 87-96 (10)

Dawei Han


Like flood frequency analysis, individual rainfall event has a return period attached to it. Rainfall has two important attributes: depth and duration, hence rainfall frequency analysis involves the depthduration- frequency model (DDF). A DDF can be used to estimate design rainfall or to assess rarities of observed rainfall events.


epth-duration-frequency, areal reduction factor, design storm profile


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