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Improving American River Flood Frequency Analyses (Compass Series)

by Committee on American River Flood Frequencies

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Published by National Academies Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental science,
  • Hydrology (freshwater),
  • River Engineering,
  • Technology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • USA,
  • Science / Earth Sciences,
  • Hydraulics,
  • American River,
  • American River (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Floods

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10358024M
    ISBN 100309064333
    ISBN 109780309064330

      The application example was conducted with flood data from the American river basin, near the Folsom reservoir, in California, USA. The results show that it is possible to put together concepts that appear to be incompatible: the deterministic estimate of PMF, taken as a theoretical limit for floods, and the frequency analysis of maximum flows.   The ability of California's water supply system to adapt to long-term climatic and demographic changes is examined. Two climate warming and a historical climate scenario are examined with population and land use estimates for the year using a statewide economic-engineering optimization model of water supply management. Methodologically, the results of this analysis .

    This report summarizes the March 8, workshop of the Disasters Roundtable, "Lessons Learned between Hurricanes: From Hugo to Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne," which explored the extent that strategies for countering the challenges presented by hurricanes have changed since Hurricane Hugo in . In its report Climate Change the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) noted that global change is likely to result in increased drought, intense tropical cyclone activity, heat waves, and floods in certain regions of the world, including parts of the United States, other developed countries, and developing nations.

    The workshop brought together diverse experts and stakeholders to identify capabilities that are necessary for response to an international CBRNE event; discuss best practices and resources needed for improved interoperability of the U.S. and partner nations during response to a CBRNE event; and identify key questions that would help to improve.   1. Introduction [2] A traditional assumption underlying flood frequency analysis is that the underlying stochastic process is stationary in time, and that the annual maximum flood corresponds to an independent identically distributed (iid) process. However, it is now widely acknowledged that both climate and land use changes modify flood frequency.


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Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press. Based on consideration of the available data and consistent with Bulletin B guidelines, the committee recommends the use of the flood frequency distribution given in Table for estimation of quantiles and exceedance probabilities of three-day rain flood flows on the American River.

Note, however, that this recommendation is made for annual exceedance probabilities greater than 1 in Improving American River Flood Frequency Analyses () Water Science and Technology Board.

In its frequency analysis the committee assumes that this flow was the largest three-day flow in the historical period from to were discussed in the National Research Council’s report on Improving American River Flood Frequency Analyses (NRC17). Ultimately, the goal of the regional frequency analyses is to obtain the best characterization possible of the precipitation magnitude-frequency relationship for the coming planning period – from the.

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American River Flood Frequencies – Research by Kelly T. Redmond at the Western Regional Climate Center about the American River and flooding. Improving American River Flood Frequency Analyses – National Academies site contains analyses about the Sacramento area and the confluence of the Sacramento and American Rivers.

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doi. Flood management requires in-depth computational modelling through assessment of flood return period and river flow data in order to effectively analyze catchment response. The participatory geographic information system (PGIS) is a tool which is increasingly used for collecting data and decision making on environmental issues.

This study sought to determine the return periods of major floods. This book reviews the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (USACE) investigations of flood control options for the American River basin and evaluates flood control feasibility studies for the watershed, with attention to the contingency assumptions, hydrologic methods, and other analyses supporting the flood.

Flood frequency analysis (FFA) is a form of risk analysis, yet a risk analysis of the activity of FFA itself is rarely undertaken.

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