Forecasting River Runoff by Coastal Flow Index

by D.M. Rockwood,
C.E. Jencks,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 2, Pg. 121-148

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Index method for forecasting Apr through Sept runoff for Columbia River at Dalles, Ore, is presented, based on relationship between winter runoff in coastal drainage areas and spring snowmelt runoff of Columbia River; reliability of forecasts is comparable with those based on precipitation and snowcourse data.

Subject Headings: Runoff | Forecasting | Rivers and streams | Coastal environment | Winter | Drainage | Snowmelt |

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