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Magnitude and frequency of floods in Alaska and conterminous basins of Canada

Stanley H. Jones

Magnitude and frequency of floods in Alaska and conterminous basins of Canada

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Science Information Center, Open-File Reports Section [distributor] in Anchorage, Alaska, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods -- Alaska.,
  • Floods -- Canada.,
  • Stream measurements -- Alaska.,
  • Stream measurements -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFloods in Alaska and conterminous basins of Canada.
    Statementby Stanley H. Jones and Charles B. Fahl ; prepared in cooperation with the state of Alaska, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and Federal Highway Administration.
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 93-4179.
    ContributionsFahl, Charles B., Geological Survey (U.S.), Alaska. Dept. of Transportation and Public Facilities., United States. Federal Highway Administration.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 122 p.
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17680247M

    Debris torrents are of particular concern in the areas of steep mountain streams on Vancouver Island and the west coast of the province. Forecasting the Hurricane Season ? Foreshocks, Mainshock, and Aftershocks 95? Such torrents take the form of a fast-moving surge containing boulders and large plant debris followed by a liquefied mass of sediment and organic debris. Four islands were in dispute.

    Flood-frequency data based on observed peaks and basin physical and climatic characteristics are given for gaged locations on streams with natural flow. Land-Use Planning ? The Last Thousand Years ? Extraterrestrial Causes ?

    Long-Runout Debris Flows ? Rather, we focus on discussions related to local stories by our own staff. Streams in most regions of the province have high flows from seasonal snowmelt, with the magnitude of the peak flow dependent on the depth of the snowpack and the weather conditions during the melt period. Changes in spring ice melt have affected the ability of Alaska coastal communities to meet their walrus harvest needs, resulting in low harvest levels in several recent years. Kevin Trenberth, senior scientist at the U. Analyses of historical discharge records do not point at changes in the flood peak distribution due climate change.


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Magnitude and frequency of floods in Alaska and conterminous basins of Canada by Stanley H. Jones Download PDF Ebook

Water in Its Different Roles ?

Flooding events in Canada: British Columbia

The Bering Sea is projected to briefly cross and rise back above the saturation horizon around the year and then cross it again in the late s and remain below it, declining to a saturation level of roughly 0. Computers slid around in the mobile home that houses police operations in the valley town ofshe said, and it was the first earthquake she felt that forced her to stand up to get her bearings.

On the attribution of flood peaks

Had justices of the United States Supreme Court been appointed in the place of the two Senators, Canadian criticism of the award would not have been audible. It was this second wave that caused the damage. Canadians protested the outcome, not so much the decision itself but that the Americans had chosen politicians instead of jurists for the tribunal, and that the British had helped their own interests by betraying Canada's.

Alaska's state seismologist, Michael West, called it the strongest earthquake in the state's south-central region in decades.

Alaska often has larger or more powerful earthquakes, such as a 7. Aragonite saturation is a metric used to assess ocean acidification and the ability for organisms to build shells and skeletons.

Instead of accepting either the American or the British claim in toto, the line was drawn through Tongas Passage, thus giving each country a portion of its claim, but entirely disregarding the real problem involved.

But the Anchorage and Valdez police departments said Magnitude and frequency of floods in Alaska and conterminous basins of Canada book have not received any reports of injury or significant damage. Near Events? A video he posted on Twitter showed liquid shaking in an energy drink bottle on a table.

Abrupt changes, rather than slowly varying trends, are typically responsible for nonstationarities in annual flood peak records in the eastern United States, and detected change points are often linked to regulation of river basins.

He saw no damage as he toured the city of 2, Strike-Slip Faults 85? Four islands were in dispute. Prescribed Fires ?

Temperatures have been increasing faster in Arctic Alaska than in the temperate southern part of the state, with the Alaska North Slope warming at 2.

Changes in spring ice melt have affected the ability of Alaska coastal communities to meet their walrus harvest needs, resulting in low harvest levels in several recent years. Estimates of the location, scale, and shape parameters of the generalized extreme value GEV distribution provide a framework for examining scaling properties of flood peaks and upper tail properties of flood distributions.

The Canadian government requested a survey of the boundary, but the United States rejected it as too costly; the border area was very remote and sparsely settled, and without economic or strategic interest. In Canadian scholar Hugh L. Superimposed over this background are two flow charts illustrating past and future marine food webs: benthic dominated and pelagic dominated, respectively.

Vincent Nusunginya, 34, of Kenai said he was at his girlfriend's house when the earthquake hit. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Snow continued to accumulate in the basins until mid-May due to cool weather. Canadian Quick-Clay Slope Failures ?May 01,  · Natural Resources Canada reported that the first quake with a magnitude of hit at a.m.

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The National Flood-Frequency Program--methods for estimating flood magnitude and frequency in rural areas on the Island of Tutuila, Estimating flood magnitude and frequency at gaged and ungaged sites on streams in Alaska and conterminous basins in Canada, based on data through water year / .Browsing subject area: Floods -- Illinois (Exclude extended shelves) You can also.Jan 23,  · A magnitude earthquake struck the Gulf of Alaska on January 23, at am Alaska time (UTC).Visit the USGS event page for more information.

For estimates of casualties and damage, visit the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) website.Impacts of climate change ebook the frequency and severity of floods in the Châteauguay River basin, Canada Arnaud Mareuil, Robert Leconte, François Brissette, and Marie Minville Abstract: This study aims at evaluating the hydrologic impacts of climate change on the Châteauguay River basin in the province of Quebec, Canada.