River and Reservoir Watch Version 3.5

Satellite River Discharge and Reservoir Area Measurements (clickable dots)

Technical Summary

Resumen Técnico

Technical Report and Data Product Specifications, Global Flood Detection System


Updated Twice-daily at 2:30 and 14:30 Local Denver Time

White: ice covered. Yellow: low flow or area (<20th percentile for this day). Blue: normal flow or area. Purple: moderate flooding (>1.5 y recurrence interval or area between 70th and 90th percentile). Red: major flooding (> 5 y recurrence interval or area >90th percentile.

 The Log-Pearson III distribution is used for recurrence interval calculation.

Accessing the discharge and runoff data: The daily discharge and runoff data are provided in html format for each site (click "obtain data" link shown on each site display).

A tabular listing of all sites is also available.

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This work, web site, and associated data are by G. R. Brakenridge and A. J. Kettner and are provided here under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

These data are not in the public domain. Citation: Brakenridge, G. R. and Kettner, A. J., year accessed, River and Reservoir Watch Version 3.4, Dartmouth Flood Observatory, University of Colorado, http://floodobservatory.colorado.edu/DischargeAccess.html.


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