|WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION||
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COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF HISTORICAL FLOOD DATA
1. Purpose and objectives
Methods for deriving flood peak levels and discharge etc. for floods which occurred before the start of the observational record.
Systematic analyses are made by field survey of historical floods, and
by reference to historical literature and cultural relics. Hydraulic and
hydrological methods can then be used to estimate the required features of
Estimate of flood data.
5. Operational requirements and restrictions
6. Form of presentation
7. Operational experience
These methods are widely used in China.
8. Originator and technical support
Hydrological Centre, Yangtze Valley Planning Office Hangkow, China.
10. Conditions on use
Cost of reproduction and mailing.
|(First entered: 28 JAN 81||
Last updated: 17 SEP 81)