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Summary of floods and droughts in the United States

January 1, 1988

This paper describes a current national analysis of streamflow data being conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey to identify and map, in a consistent State-by-State format, the frequency and areal distribution of major floods and droughts in the United States. The work is being performed as the latest in a series of National Water Summaries published as Geological Survey Water-Supply Papers. The flood-and-drought analysis is part of a nationwide Geological Survey program to assess the Nation's water resources.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1988
Title Summary of floods and droughts in the United States
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Authors Marshall E. Jennings, Richard W. Paulson
Publication Type Conference Paper
Publication Subtype Conference Paper
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Index ID 70014335
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization