Implementation of FEMA Guidelines on Alluvial Fans

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

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: 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: Alluvial channels | Federal government | Emergency management | Management methods | Floods | Mapping | River flow | North America | California | United States | San Diego

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