Summary of floods and droughts in the United States

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This paper describes a current national analysis of streamflow data being conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey to identify and map, in a consistent State-by-State format, the frequency and areal distribution of major floods and droughts in the United States. The work is being performed as the latest in a series of National Water Summaries published as Geological Survey Water-Supply Papers. The flood-and-drought analysis is part of a nationwide Geological Survey program to assess the Nation's water resources.

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Publication type Conference Paper
Publication Subtype Conference Paper
Title Summary of floods and droughts in the United States
ISBN 0872626709; 0872626709
Year Published 1988
Language English
Publisher Publ by ASCE
Publisher location New York, NY, United States
First page 813
Last page 818
Conference Title Hydraulic Engineering: Proceedings of the 1988 National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering
Conference Location Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Conference Date 8 August 1988 through 12 August 1988
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