FD1602 - Judging catchment similarity in flood frequency estimation

Theme:Strategy and Policy Development
Project status:Completed
Start date:01/09/1999
End date:31/03/2000
  • Land,
  • Modelling,
  • Flood and Coastal Defence,
  • Environmental Protection,
  • Flood Defence
  • Natural Environment Research Council
Summary Objective:
Provide additional guidelines for judging hydrological similarity for catchments, to improve flood frequency estimation carried out using the Flood Estimation Handbook (FEH, which provides statistical procedures for flood frequency estimation).

Key Customer Purpose:
Improvements in flood frequency estimation techniques strengthen the data which support flood defence policy.