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Hawaii StreamStats; a web application for defining drainage-basin characteristics and estimating peak-streamflow statistics

Fact Sheet 2010-3052

Prepared in cooperation with the State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation.
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Abstract

Reliable estimates of the magnitude and frequency of floods are necessary for the safe and efficient design of roads, bridges, water-conveyance structures, and flood-control projects and for the management of flood plains and flood-prone areas. StreamStats provides a simple, fast, and reproducible method to define drainage-basin characteristics and estimate the frequency and magnitude of peak discharges in Hawaii?s streams using recently developed regional regression equations. StreamStats allows the user to estimate the magnitude of floods for streams where data from stream-gaging stations do not exist. Existing estimates of the magnitude and frequency of peak discharges in Hawaii can be improved with continued operation of existing stream-gaging stations and installation of additional gaging stations for areas where limited stream-gaging data are available.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Hawaii StreamStats; a web application for defining drainage-basin characteristics and estimating peak-streamflow statistics
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2010-3052
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2010
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
Pacific Islands Water Science Center
Description:
4 p.
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
N