3 edition of World catalogue of maximum observed floods = found in the catalog.
World catalogue of maximum observed floods =
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|Statement||prepared by J.A. Rodier & M. Roche, as a co ntribution to the International Hydrological Programme of UNESCO.|
|Series||IAHS publication -- 143|
|Contributions||Rodier, J.A., Roche, M., International Association of Hydrological Sciences., Unesco. International Hydrological Programme.|
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World catalogue of maximum observed floods. Wallingford, Oxfordshire: International Association of Hydrological Sciences, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J A Rodier; M Roche; Reginald W Herschy.
World catalogue of maximum observed floods. Wallingford, Oxfordshire: International Association of Hydrological Sciences, (OCoLC) Document Type:.
Limited Preview for 'World Catalogue of Maximum Observed Floods (IAHS Proceedings & Reports)' provided by *This is a limited preview of the contents of this book and does not directly represent the item available for sale.*. Series of Proceedings and Reports: World Catalogue of Maximum Observed Foods (Series of Proceedings and Reports) (IAHS Proceedings & Reports) Paperback – January 1, by J.A.
Rodier (Author), M. Roche (Author) See all formats and editions Cited by: World catalogue of maximum observed floods = Repertoire mondial des crues maximales observees / prepared by J.A.
Rodier & M. Roche as a contribution to the International Hydrological Programme of UNESCO International Association of Hydrological Sciences Wallingford, Oxfordshire Australian/Harvard Citation. The knowledge of exceptionally large floods is essential to the hydro-logical and civil engineering solution to many problems in water resources management.
In Rodier and Roche published their World Catalogue of Maximum Observed Floods (IAHS, ). The work was a contribution to the International Hydrological Programme of UNESCO and.English, French, Book edition: World catalogue of maximum observed floods / compiled by Reg Herschy = Répertoire mondial des crues maximales observées.
The envelope for the world's maximum observed floods (Herschy, ; IAHS, ) yields a maximum specific discharge of 53 m 3 /s/km² for a catchment of this size. The estimate made by López. The maximum historic rainfall-runoff floods measured in the United States, the People's Republic of China and the world all plot close to a smooth curve of drainage area versus discharge.
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One 5 minutes on average people will split their time between tasks, e-mail, watching. Discharge observed during extreme flood events varies considerably across the world as illustrated by various inventories [ ROD 84] or as seen in Figure Unit discharge observed during extreme floods can vary from 10 L/s/km 2 (Somme basin) to several tens of m 3 /s/km 2 (world records).Author: Eric Gaume, Olivier Payrastre.
Journal of Hydrology, 96 () Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam Printed in The Netherlands A COMPARISON OF THE LARGEST RAINFALL-RUNOFF FLOODS IN THE UNITED STATES WITH THOSE OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND THE WORLD JOHN E.
COSTA Cascades Volcano Observatory, U.S. Geological Survey, Vancouver, WA (U.S.A.) (Accepted Cited by: Graw-Hill Book Company, New York,World catalogue of maximum observed floods. IAHS PublicationWallingford, Oxfordshire.
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“World Catalogue of Maximum Observed. Figure 12after Maximum observed flows for Australia and the world and Callide Dam PMF The implications for floodplain and emergency managers are potentially grave as structures may not have been designed to cope with such floods or planned for.
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