
Title: Frequency and Risk Analyses in Hydrology ISBN 13: 9781887201640 See also:

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Every year, floods and droughts cause loss of life and millions of dollars worth of damage in many countries of the world. In many cases, these consequences could be reduced either by nonstructural means such as restricting building in flood plains and by limiting water abstractions, or by better design of regulatory structures to reduce flood peaks and increase low flows. In all these cases, the key is knowledge of the distribution of flows in the river. 
1 INTRODUCTION 3 FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS (GENERAL) 4 DISCRETE DISTRIBUTIONS 5 NORMAL DISTRIBUTION 6 TWOPARAMETER LOGNORMAL DISTRIBUTION 7 THREEPARAMETER LOGNORMAL DISTRIBUTION 8 TYPE I EXTREMAL DISTRIBUTION 
9 PEARSON TYPE III DISTRIBUTION Introduction Estimation of Parameters Frequency Factor Standard Error Computer Program 10 LOGPEARSON TYPE III DISTRIBUTION 11 TYPE III EXTERMAL DISTRIBUTION 12 COMPARISON OF FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS 13 REGIONAL ANALYSIS 14 RISK 15 SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS 
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