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On the statistical attribution of the frequency of flood events across the U.S. Midwest

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The frequency of flood events has increased across most of the U.S. Midwest in the past 50-70 years; however, little is known about what is driving these changes. Using an observation-driven approach, we develop a statistical framework to attribute the changes in the frequency of flood peak events to changes in the climate system and to land use / land cover. We focus on 287 U.S. Geological Survey sites with at least 50 years of daily discharge measurements between the second half of the 20th...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
Hertford College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9416-488X
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Advances in Water Resources More from this journal
Volume:
127
Pages:
225-236
Publication date:
2019-03-30
Acceptance date:
2019-03-29
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ISSN:
0309-1708
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Pubs id:
pubs:986758
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uuid:a6a7e4e9-04cb-4dd5-8ffc-c8b08ed92e73
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pubs:986758
Source identifiers:
986758
Deposit date:
2019-03-29

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