Flood Risk Assessment and Management

Historical and Palaeo Floods

Author(s): Dawei Han

Pp: 44-51 (8)

DOI: 10.2174/978160805047511101010044

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


In statistics, the longer the records are, the more accurate the statistical estimation would be. Historical and palaeo floods are important complementary data sources to instrumental floods. They should be integrated together to provide improved flood frequency estimations.

Keywords: instrumental flood, historical flood, palaeo flood

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