14. Flood Estimates: How Good Are They?

  1. Collected Reprint Series
  1. Ray K. Linsley

Published Online: 28 FEB 2014

DOI: 10.1002/9781118782088.ch14

1986, Trends and Directions in Hydrology

1986, Trends and Directions in Hydrology

How to Cite

Collected Reprint Series (1986) Flood Estimates: How Good Are They?, in 1986, Trends and Directions in Hydrology, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1002/9781118782088.ch14

Author Information

  1. Linsley, Kraege Associates Ltd., Santa Cruz, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2014
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1986

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118786239

Online ISBN: 9781118782088

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Keywords:

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA);
  • Flood plain mapping;
  • Hydrologists;
  • Stanford Watershed Model (SWM);
  • Synthetic unit hydrographs (SUH)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why be Concerned with Method?

  • What About Safety?

  • There may be Environmental Concerns

  • Hydrologic Methods

  • Why?

  • Why no Change?

  • Conclusions

  • Recommendations

  • There are Exceptions