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River flood hydrology

River flood hydrology

proceedings of the symposium organized by, and held at, the Institution of Civil Engineers on Thursday, 18 March 1965.


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Published by Institution of Civil Engineers in London .
Written in English

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Goldman, David. NRC Review of American River Flood Flow Frequency Curves: Application of Precipitation Depth-Duration Frequency Curves, Estimation of Inflows to Folsom Dam, and Issues Related to the Extrapolation of Flow-Frequency Curves. River Hydrology the branch of land hydrology that studies rivers, runoff processes, and detrital processes in river channels and basins. River hydrology studies the position of river channels in plan (river meandering), the shape of transverse and longitudinal profiles, and the effect of climate, forest cover, agricultural technology, and hydraulic. It also harks back to a critical development in the history of flood hydrology and the water cycle: because it was the Seine’s rise and fall, in response to heavy rain, that inspired one of the Author: Simon J Dixon.

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