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method of estimating flood volumes in western Kansas

Charles A. Perry

method of estimating flood volumes in western Kansas

by Charles A. Perry

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stream measurements -- Kansas,
  • Floods -- Kansas

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 10

    Statementby Charles A. Perry ; prepared in cooperation with the Kansas Water Office
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 84-4164
    ContributionsKansas Water Office, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 18 p. : ill. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13608152M

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Method of estimating flood volumes in western Kansas by Charles A. Perry Download PDF EPUB FB2

A METHOD OF EVALUATING FLOOD VOLUMES IN WESTERN KANSAS By Charles A. Perry ABSTRACT More information on flood volumes in western Kansas is needed to evaluate the availability of surface water in that region.

This study developed relationships between flood volume, peak discharge, and basin and climatic : C.A. Perry. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Perry, Charles A. Method of estimating flood volumes in western Kansas.

Lawrence, Kan.: U.S. Geological Survey, Relationships between flood volume and peak discharge in western Kansas were developed considering basin and climatic characteristics in order to evaluate the availability of surface water in the area.

Multiple-regression analyses revealed a relationship between flood volume, peak discharge, channel slope, and storm duration for basins smaller than 1, square miles.

Book 1 - Scope and Philosophy ; Book 2 - Rainfall Estimation; Book 3 - Peak Flow Estimation; Book 4 - Catchment Simulation for Design Flood Estimation; Book 5 - Flood Hydrograph Estimation; Book 6 - Flood Hydraulics; Book 7 - Application of Catchment Modelling Systems; Book 8 - Estimation of Very Rare to Extreme Floods; Book 9 - Runoff in Urban.

SIRMethods for estimating magnitude and frequency of 1- 3- 7-,and day flood-duration flows in Arizona; SIRMethods for estimating magnitude and frequency of floods in Arizona, developed with unregulated and rural peak-flow data through water year Peak flow data are collected at gaging sta tions.

Flood peaks at gaging stations are an alyzed by the annual flood series method in which only the maximum peak discharge for each year is used, as contrasted with the pa rtial duration series method in which all peaks higher than a selected base are used without regard to the time of occurrence.

This empirical approach relates flood peaks to the average temporal and areal intensities of storm rainfalls. The application of the methodology is presented for two arid region wadis in the central western part of the Arabian Peninsula.

Hydrograph peaks yield practically reliable estimations of the observed flood magnitudes from individual storms. Accurate estimates of flood frequency and magnitude are a key component of any effective nationwide flood risk management and flood damage abatement program.

In addition to accuracy, methods for estimating flood risk must be uniformly and consistently applied because management of the Nation’s water and related land resources is a. 1 4 2 6 A M A D V = + +. where M is the area of the cross-section midway between A 1 and A For a long embankment the embankment would be divided into sections of equal spacing, D, and the cross- sectional areas determined, by physical measurement and calculation, at each section A 1,A 2,A 3,A 4 etc.

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is an online marketplace for new, used, rare and out-of-print books, and we have millions of secondhand and rare books listed for sale by booksellers around the world. The commonly used rainfall-based flood estimation techniques are based on the Design Event Approach (shown in Fig.

1) in which a design rainfall intensity for specified duration and ARI is used in combination with ‘typical values’ of other relevant model inputs and parameters to obtain design flood estimates. Download: Download full-size image. The method thus allows flood hazards to be estimated and also provides insights into the relative roles of landscape characteristics in determining road-related flood hazards.

The method was applied to an area in western Sweden where severe road flooding had occurred during an intense rain event as a case study to demonstrate its utility. flood estimation 1. presented by: raj kumar bairwa m-tech (a.h.e.s) iit roorkee 2. a flood is relatively high flow that overtops the natural or artificial banks in any reach of a system.

flood plain is desirable location for human livelihood and his activities, it is important that floods be controlled so that damage does not exceed an acceptable amount design of water resources structure such.

View a flood map on line FEMA Map Service Center. Find out if your community participates in the National Flood Insurance Program - Community Status Book Find an agent and learn about flood risk - Find Information on Letters of Map Change (LOMC).

Find out what to do before, during, and after a flood - Kansas Association of Floodplain Management For professionals. Each method differs in its assumptions, data requirements and computational complexity.

For example, the response variable method directly estimates flood risk as a univariate frequency analysis of the response variable observations at the location of interest (e.g., flood level or flood volume).

flood series, and the selection of methods of flood estimation suitable for different circumstances, have been discussed by Sutcliffe (, ). One method may have advantages over another in certain circumstances, but it may also be desirable to compare and combine more than one method of estimation.

The first choice between unit hydrograph. Statewide flood-frequency relations were developed by Irza () using regression models to estimate the magnitude of floods having recurrence intervals of, 5, and 10 years. Patterson () and Matthai () used the index-flood method to estimate flood magnitudes in regional studies of the lower Mississippi.

Parametric Estimate – A method of estimating the cost of a project (or part of a project) based on one or more project-based cost factors. Historical bid data is commonly used to define parameters related to the cost of a typical transportation facility construction, such as cost per lane mile, cost per interchange or cost per square foot.

Kansas is committed to keeping our roads safe this Labor Day holiday travel period Aug The Labor Day holiday is a time of celebration and marks the achievements of the labor movement and the unofficial end of summer.Multiple-regression techniques were used to develop equations for estimating flood frequencies at ungaged sites.

The State is divided into five areas and has equations developed for each area. These areas are based on areal factors determined from previous studies and physical basin characteristics. Flooding is one of the most damaging natural hazards, accounting for 31% of all economic losses worldwide resulting from natural hazards [].The ten costliest floods between and caused an estimated US$ billion in overall losses (adjusted for inflation) as well as the loss of 13 lives [].With the frequency and magnitude of flood disasters projected to increase due to both.