FLOODS IN LOUISIANA, MAGNITUDE AND FREQUENCY FOR SMALL WATERSHEDS
Statewide regression equations are defined for estimating peak discharges with recurrence intervals ranging from 2 to 100 yards for streams draining less than 10 sq mi (26 sq km). Contributing drainage area, main-channel slope, and mean annual precipitation are required for estimating the peak discharges. /FHWA/
- Sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Office of Highways. Study conducted in cooperation with the Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration.
U.S. Geological SurveyF Street Between 18th and 19th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20244
- Lowe, A S
- Publication Date: 1979-3
- Pagination: 57 p.
- TRT Terms: Drainage; Floods; Magnitude; Regression analysis
- Uncontrolled Terms: Flood frequency; Flood peaks
- Old TRIS Terms: Discharge; Precipitation
- Subject Areas: Data and Information Technology; Highways; Hydraulics and Hydrology;
- Accession Number: 00195600
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
- Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-LA-78-205G Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: 65-2H
- Files: TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Sep 15 1979 12:00AM