Implementation of FEMA Guidelines on Alluvial Fans

by David R. Dawdy,
Joseph C. Hill,
Kenneth C. Hanson,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


This paper provides a general basis for analysis and mapping of flood hazards on alluvial fans. Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) alluvial fan methodology is discussed as well as additional applications used for alluvial fan management by San Diego County.

Subject Headings: Management methods | Floods | Emergency management | Mapping | Transportation management | Federal government | Alluvial channels | Flood plains

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