100 Frequency Curves of North American Rivers

by E. Kuiper, (M.ASCE), Chf. Engr.; Manitoba Water Resources Investigation, Manitoba, Canada.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 5, Pg. 1-31

Document Type: Journal Paper


Frequency curves of maximum annual flood flows on important rivers in North America are given; frequency curves are drawn as straight lines; it was found that inclination of lines is function of drainage area, climate and soil conditions.

Subject Headings: Flood frequency | Rivers and streams | Curvature | River flow | Streamflow | Drainage | Climates | Soil properties | North America

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