Coastal Flood Insurance Study Procedures for Puget Sound

by Kevin G. Coulton, CH2M Hill Northwest Inc, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: Procedures for a coastal flood insurance study are presented. The 10-, 50-, 100-, and 500-year recurrence interval runup flood evaluations are estimated from an analysis of historical tide and wind gage records and from statistical combinations of predicted astronomical tide and extreme wind action.

Subject Headings: Floods | Coastal environment | Insurance | Tides | Wind engineering | Astronomy | Washington | North America | United States

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