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Magnitude and frequency of floods for rural streams in Florida, 2006

Richard Jay Verdi

Magnitude and frequency of floods for rural streams in Florida, 2006

by Richard Jay Verdi

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods,
  • Statistics,
  • Stream measurements

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard J. Verdi and Joann F. Dixon ; prepared in cooperation with the Florida Department of Transportation
    SeriesScientific investigations report -- 2011-5034, Scientific investigations report -- 2011-5034.
    ContributionsDixon, Joann, Florida. Dept. of Transportation, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB1399.4.F5 V47 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 69 p. :
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25221672M
    ISBN 109781411331013
    LC Control Number2011451961
    OCLC/WorldCa748283362

      A study published in Nature Climate Change, “The Changing Nature of Flooding across the Central United States,” examines long-term trends in the frequency and intensity of flood events. The researchers, Iman Mallakpour and Gabriele Villarini of the University of Iowa, used data from stream gauges over the period to   Building on the success of a multistate approach for developing regional flood-frequency equations to estimate the magnitude and frequency of floods at ungaged locations in Southeastern rural streams (Gotvald and others, ; Weaver and others, ; and Feaster and others, ), a similar approach is being applied to urban and small, rural.

    Flood-frequency estimates for gaged stream sites with more than 10 years of annual peak-flow record are presented through a series of interactive maps on the USGS North Carolina Web page. The USGS has compiled information that can be used to calculate flood-frequency estimates for approximat ungaged stream sites in North Carolina.   Accurate estimates of the magnitude and frequency of flood flows are needed for the design and operation of water-use and water-control projects, for floodplain definition and management, and for the design of transportation infrastructure such as bridges and roads. Floods and flooding are not a new problem in the United States.

    Annual flood: The annual flood on a stream is the highest instantaneous peak discharge of the water year. Flood magnitude: The size of a flood peak in discharge units (e.g., ft 3/sec or m /sec). Flood recurrence interval (or return period): The average time in years between flood events equal to or greater than a specified magnitude. characteristics, magnitude and severity, probability and frequency, causative factors, and locations or areas affected." 1 Finally, a flood hazard is the potential for inundation that involves risk to life, health, property, and natural floodplain resources and functions. It is comprised of three.


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Magnitude and frequency of floods for rural streams in Florida, 2006 by Richard Jay Verdi Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Department of the Interior. 2 Magnitude and Frequency of Floods for Rural Streams in Florida, geometric similarities in flood-frequency graphs. Composite frequency curves were developed for both regions that defined ratios to determine recurrence intervals up to the 2-percent chance exceedance probability (year flood) based on the mean annual flood for that station.

Flood-frequency flows also are presented for Florida streamgages used in the regional regression analysis. Regression relations used generalized least-squares regression techniques to estimate flood magnitude and frequency on ungaged streams as a function of basin drainage area and a.

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Department of Transportation.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Flood-depth frequency relations for rural streams in Alabama, by: Lee, K. Published: () Magnitude and frequency of floods for rural streams in Florida, by: Verdi, Richard Jay.

Published: (). A multistate approach was used to update methods for estimating the magnitude and frequency of floods in rural, ungaged basins in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina that are not substantially affected by regulation, tidal fluctuations, or urban development.

Annual peak-flow data through September were analyzed for streamgaging stations having 10 or more years of data on rural. A multistate approach was used to update methods for estimating the magnitude and frequency of floods in rural, ungaged basins in South Carolina, Georgia, and North Carolina that are not substantially affected by regulation, tidal fluctuations, or urban development.

Annual peak-flow data through September were analyzed for streamgaging stations having 10 or more years of data on rural. The Program T&M Chapter 6 of Book 4, The National Streamflow Statistics Program: A Computer Program for Estimating Streamflow Statistics for Ungaged Sites; Alabama.

SIRMagnitude and frequency of floods for urban streams in Alabama, ; SIRMagnitude and Frequency of Floods in Alabama, ; SIRMagnitude and Frequency of Floods on Small Rural Streams.

Year Published: Magnitude and Frequency of Rural Floods in the Southeastern United States, Volume 3, South Carolina. A multistate approach was used to update methods for estimating the magnitude and frequency of floods in rural, ungaged basins in South Carolina, Georgia, and North Carolina that are not substantially affected by regulation, tidal fluctuations, or urban development.

Lopez, M.A., and Woodham, W.M.,Magnitude and frequency of flooding on small urban watersheds in the Tampa Bay area, west-central Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Investigations Report52 p. LEON COUNTY URBAN Summary. A separate flood-frequency analysis was performed using data for urban streams in Leon County, Florida.

Magnitude and frequency of floods for rural streams in Florida, by: Verdi, Richard Jay. Published: () The National Flood-Frequency Program--methods for estimating flood magnitude and frequency for non-tidal streams in Delaware, by: Fusté, Luis A.

Published: (). Year Published: Magnitude and Frequency of Floods in New York. Techniques are presented for estimating the magnitude and frequency of flood discharges on rural, unregulated streams in New York, excluding Long Island.

Magnitude and frequency of floods for rural streams in Florida, Includes bibliographical references (p). Also available via Internet. Contributor: Verdi, Richard Jay - Dixon, Joann - Florida. Department of Transportation - Geological Survey (U.S.).

Methods of flood frequency analysis usually consists of two steps. The first step is the analysis of annual peaks at gaging stations (the highest peak discharge occurring each year) to determine the magnitude and frequency of floods at individual gaging stations.

Magnitude and Frequency of Rural Floods in the Southeastern United States, Volume 3, South Carolina. A multistate approach was used to update methods for estimating the magnitude and frequency of floods in rural, ungaged basins in South Carolina, Georgia, and North Carolina that are not substantially affected by regulation, tidal fluctuations, or urban development.

The purpose of this study is to update the previous flood frequency analysis and develop new regional regression models for rural, unregulated streams in Tennessee. Bulletin 17B and L-Moments methods were used to perform the estimation of the magnitude of floods for selected return periods, based on the most recent data available.

equations to estimate the magnitude and frequency of floods at ungaged rural streams in the Southeast, (Feaster and others, ; Gotvald and others, ; Weaver and others, ), a similar approach was applied to urban and small, rural streams (Feaster and others, ).

For. Flood-frequency estimates for a given stream site typically are presented as a set of peak flows and the associated exceedance probabilities or recurrence intervals. Exceedance probability of a peak flow is the probability of that flow being equaled or exceeded in a 1-year period and is expressed as a decimal fraction less than Most flood definitions include damage they cause and depend on their sources or types and magnitude.

In the case of flood resulting from rivers, Ating () defines it as a relatively high flow which overtakes the natural channels provided for run–off as well as a high stream. The Florida government accountability report by Florida (); Transportation news: TN: for the people of the Florida Department of Transportation by Florida (); Moving into the 21st century: Department of Transportation agency strategic plan for by Florida (Book).

The smallest streams flood more often (Fig. 2a) with a median frequency of four inundation events per year across the U.S. Event frequency in 1st order streams varied by basins, ranging from less.Magnitude and frequency of rural floods in the southeastern United States, —Volume 1, Georgia: U.S.

Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Reportp. Gotvald, A.J. and Knaak, A.E.,Magnitude and frequency of urban and small rural streams in Georgia: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations.1 National Weather Service ManualAp ———Types of Floods and Floodplains——— watershed and stream gradients.

Flash flooding occurs in all 50 states, most commonly in steeply inhabitants in campgrounds along the stream were evacuated just before the flood arrived.

Miraculously, no lives were lost.