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Historical changes in annual peak flows in Maine and implications for flood-frequency analyses

Annual peak flows have increased at most rivers in Maine during the last century. What effect does this have on computed peak flows, such as the 100-year flows, that are used for designing bridges and other structures?

by Hodgkins, Glenn A.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3034
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Floods, Hydrology, Time series analysis, Streams
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