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Comparison of methods for computing streamflow statistics for Pennsylvania streams

Marla H Ehlke

Comparison of methods for computing streamflow statistics for Pennsylvania streams

by Marla H Ehlke

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Information Services [distributor] in Lemoyne, Pa, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Streamflow -- Pennsylvania -- Statistics,
  • Stream measurements -- Pennsylvania -- Statistical methods

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Marla H. Ehlke and Lloyd A. Reed ; prepared in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
    GenreStatistics
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 99-4068
    ContributionsReed, Lloyd A, Pennsylvania. Dept. of Transportation, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13625567M
    OCLC/WorldCa41663685

    Oregon streams through a comparison of three hydrologic metrics. Hydrologic metrics used in this study are the mean annual runoff ratio (Q a), mean seasonal runoff ratio (Q w and Q d), and the fraction of time that streamflow exceeds the mean streamflow during the year (TQmean). Additionally, the relative change in streamflow in response to storm. Floods, one of the most significant natural hazards, often result in loss of life and property. Accurate hourly streamflow forecasting is always a key issue in hydrology for flood hazard mitigation. To improve the performance of hourly streamflow forecasting, a methodology concerning the development of neural network (NN) based models with an enforced learning strategy is proposed in this paper.

    Using streamflow data offers a step-by-step explanation on how to find a stream station and read data to understand how much water is in your river or stream. Learn about streamflow monitoring methods. Flow monitoring methods for rivers & streams describes how we measure how much water flows through rivers and streams. computing stream discharge (Sauer, ; Rantz et al., ). Stream discharge is typically measured and equipment is inspected at each gauging station every four to eight weeks. The relation between stream stage and stream discharge is evaluated following each discharge measurement at each site, and shifts to the relation are made if necessary.

    ⇒ Regional comparisons of monthly and annual stream flow deficits. Adjustment of records The adjustment of flows to natural and virgin conditions for historical uses in the upper reaches and the manner in which this has been done should be discussed duly supported by the withdrawal data, reservoir operation data and irrigation statistics. method: U.S. Geol. Survey Techniques Water Resources Inv., book 3, chap. All, 22 p. CHAPTER MEASUREMENT OF DISCHARGE BY TRACER DILUTION GENERAL The measurement of stream discharge by dilution methods depends on the determination of the degree to which an added tracer is diluted by the flowing water.


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Comparison of methods for computing streamflow statistics for Pennsylvania streams by Marla H Ehlke Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Statistics: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ehlke, Marla H. Comparison of methods for computing streamflow statistics for Pennsylvania streams. comparison of both low-flow and flood-flow statistics for gaged streams in Pennsylvania computed from the Log-Pearson type III frequency distribution of measured streamflow data and from regional regression equations.

Purpose and Scope This report compares methods for computing streamflow statistics at gaged locations on Pennsylvania streams. Methods for computing streamflow statistics intended for use on ungaged locations on Pennsylvania streams are presented and compared to frequency distributions of gaged streamflow data.

The streamflow statistics used in the comparisons include the 7-day year low flow, year flood flow, and the year flood flow; additional statistics are presented.

Streamflow statistics for gaged streams and methods for estimating those statistics for ungaged streams are used by water resource planners and managers for designing infrastructure, managing floodplains, and protecting life, property, and aquatic resources.

May ): U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, book 4, chap. B5, p. Selected Streamflow Statistics for Streamgage Locations in and near Pennsylvania By Marla H. Stuckey and Mark A.

Roland Abstract Streamflow statistics are used routinely by watershed planners, regulators, engineers, and managers for water-resource projects. Streamflow statistics for a streamgage can change over time as more flow data become.

The Program T&M Chapter 6 of Book 4, The National Streamflow Statistics Program: A Computer Program for Estimating Streamflow Statistics for Ungaged Sites; Alabama. SIRMagnitude and frequency of floods for urban streams in Alabama, ; SIRMagnitude and Frequency of Floods in Alabama, ; SIRMagnitude and Frequency of Floods on Small Rural Streams.

Abstract. Streamflow statistics are extensively employed for the management and development of water resources. The magnitude and frequency of streamflows in the Susquehanna River Basin (SRB) are often used by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) and other agencies for the purposes of water resources planning and management (SRBC, ).

Current Conditions for Pennsylvania: Streamflow -- site(s) found. PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION. Temperature Converter Enter a number and click on the "Calculate" button °F = °C Predefined displays Group.

The USGS has been measuring streamflow on thousands of rivers and streams for many decades and by reading this set of Web pages you can find out how the whole streamflow-measurement process works. Often during a large rainstorm you can hear an announcement on the radio like "Peachtree Creek is expected to crest later today at feet.".

Different methods have been used to evaluate the response of watershed streamflow and baseflow to human activities and climate change.

These techniques include hydrologic similarities within the watersheds, paired catchments, statistical methods, and hydrological modeling [].Since climate and land use change need to be investigated on a local scale and can vary from place to place [], there is.

PEAK FLOWS FOR PENNSYLVANIA STREAMS By Marla H. Stuckey and Lloyd A. Reed ABSTRACT Regression equations for estimating the magnitude and frequency of floods on ungaged streams in Pennsylvania with drainage areas less that 2, square miles were developed on the basis of peak-flow data collected at streamflow-gaging stations.

Comparison of methods for computing streamflow statistics for Pennsylvania streams - Low-flow statistics of selected streams in Chester County, Pennsylvania - Scour at bridges What is it all about. Stream stability and scour-assessment at bridges in Pennsylvania - Statewide Floods in Pennsylvania - Tributary-stream infiltration in Marsh Creek.

In this study a streamflow forecasting was researched on monthly streamflow data of Tigris River at Biji station in Iraq, Latitude: 34o 55′ 45″ N, Longitude: 43o 29′ 35″ E which was.

Basin characteristics found to be significant explanatory equations for Pennsylvania streams using streamflow-gaging variables at the percent confidence level for one or more stations with data through climatic year 1.

Streamflow data. We use streamflow statistics to mathematically manipulate discharge data in order to generate ideas about the larger (longer) "population" of streamflow at a site based on the record (sample).

Streamflow statistics quantify the characteristics of the stream. Streamflow statistics are calculated depending on the type of statistical method chosen. A regression equation that is used nationwide to predict traveltime in streams during periods of low and moderate flow was developed by H.E. Jobson in Because none of the data used in the development of the equation were from streams in Pennsylvania, velocities for low and moderate flows predicted by the equation were compared to velocities measured during time-of-travel studies on the.

How was it developed. The method results from a validation study, conducted in two phases on stream reaches across the range of hydrologic landscapes of Oregon, Idaho, and Washington (Nadeau et al.

Exit).In the first phase, we undertook a two-year field validation study of a Interim SDAM for then constructed a new, more accurate method based on statistical analysis of.

Though there are other common methods for generating streamflow statistics at ungauged sites, they can’t deliver estimations of daily flow over a long period of time.

The USGS tool, called the Baseline Streamflow Estimator (BaSE for short), produces a mean streamflow estimate at any site for each day from to Streamflow Statistics Definitions.

The values in the "StatisticLabel" field in the table below appear in the tables of estimated streamflow statistics in outputs for.

A StreamStats Web application was developed for Ohio that implements equations for estimating a variety of streamflow statistics including the 2- 5- and year peak streamflows, mean annual streamflow, mean monthly streamflows, harmonic mean streamflow, and 25th- 50th- and 75th-percentile : G.

Koltun, Stephanie P. Kula. National Aquatic Resource Surveys – Statistically-based surveys of the condition of the Nation's waters.

Wadeable Streams Assessment; National Rivers and Streams Assessment; Water Quality Conditions Reported by the States (ATTAINS database) – Search for stream quality information nationally, by state, by watershed, or by waterbody National Water Quality Inventory Reports (under .The National Streamflow Statistics Program: A Computer Program for Estimating Streamflow Statistics for Ungaged Sites.

Chapter 6 of Book 4, Hydrologic Analysis and Interpretation Section A, Statistical Analysis. Compiled by Kernell G.

Ries III 1 With sections by J.B. Atkins 1, P.R. Hummel, M. Gray 2, R. Dusenbury 2.Streamflow measurements are commonly based on water level measurements that are converted to a discharge rate using a rating curve (see Fig.

).The rating curve is constructed based on a sample of streamflows measured using the (time-consuming) velocity–area method and their corresponding water level (concurrent streamflow and water level data sample is termed gauging).