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Areal-reduction factors for the Colorado Front Range and analysis of the September 2013 Colorado Storm
Contributor:Hulstrand, D. M.; Kappel, W. D.
Information about extreme precipitation is of interest in hydrologic engineering applications such as dam design, river management, and rainfall-runoff-relations. These require knowledge on the spatial and temporal variability ...
Updating PMP to provide better dam and spillway design
Contributor:Kappel, W. D.; Hulstrand, D. M.; Muhlestein, G. A.
Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP) is used as input to derive the Probable Maximum Flood (PMF) for high hazard dams across the United States. The PMF is used to design high hazard dams to ensure they do not overtop and ...