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Streamflow characteristics of the Joplin area, Missouri

Open-File Report 77-605

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Abstract

Low-flow and peak-flow frequency data and flow-duration-data, based on records from 21 gaging stations in the Joplin area of southwestern Missouri, are presented. Generalized equations and graphs based on gaging-station records are-shown so that estimates of frequency data and the effects of urbanization on peak flows can be made at ungaged sites. An analysis of a histogram of annual flood peaks shows that the chances for delay in construction work due to flooding are greatest during April through June and in September.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Streamflow characteristics of the Joplin area, Missouri
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
77-605
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1977
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey,
Description:
32 leaves, 11 leaves of ill. :ill., fold. map ;27 cm.; (32 p., 1 sheet - PGS)