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How can we estimate the amount of sediment that traveled downstream during the California flood?

It's amazing how much water traveled down the slopes of California during the first two months of rain/flooding of 2017. Since the amount of water was far greater than anything in recent history, ...
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Real time flood data in the United States

I am trying to find real time information about flood events in the United States, ideally in polygon format. So far I have found two sources: USGS Flood Watch: Points where flood sensors are and ...
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What kind of circumstances could lead to extensive flooding of the Fraser River in British Columbia's Lower Mainland?

This might be a better question for Engineering.SE. I know that flash flooding to the extent and intensity that is seen in the Midwest or South is more rare in the Pacific Northwest, because it was ...
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Flood and Statistics

A recent flood was due to combined effect of rainfall(precipitation) and reservoir storage. I have daily rainfall data and reservoir storage data. How can I correlate these two to get a statistical ...
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Topography and flash flooding

I'm looking for a study or document showing the effect of the topography, slopes, the sea level and the tide on flash flooding occurrence. Thanks in advance