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Data Files for USGS Response to Hurricane Maria Flooding in Puerto Rico and Characterization of Peak Streamflows Observed September 20-22, 2017

July 20, 2022

This data release provides topographic (horizontal and vertical) data for 78 sites, surveyed from November 2017 to July 2019 as part of documentation of flooding that occurred in Puerto Rico during and after Hurricane Maria (September to November 2017). Hurricane Maria made landfall the Island of Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017 and was one of the deadliest storms in U.S. history. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) personnel conducted topographic surveys at selected stream sites to facilitate hydraulic modeling of peak streamflows (or discharges) – termed indirect measurements – using published standard USGS methods and hydraulic modeling studies to establish new stage-discharge relations for sites at which flooding substantially changed [...]

Citation Information

Publication Year 2022
Title Data Files for USGS Response to Hurricane Maria Flooding in Puerto Rico and Characterization of Peak Streamflows Observed September 20-22, 2017
DOI 10.5066/P908UR17
Authors Gomez-Fragoso Julieta M, Smith Mark
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Caribbean-Florida Water Science Center

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