Storm Runoff as Related to Urbanization in the Portland, Oregon-Vancouver, Washington Area

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From abstract: "A series of equations was developed to provide a better method of determining flood frequencies in the Portland-Vancouver urban area that is now available. The resulting regression equations can be used to compute peak discharge and storm runoff with a standard error of estimate of approximately thirty percent." This report contains captioned, black-and-white photographs and a colored map.

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viii, 72 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm.

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Laenen, Antonius 1980.

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From abstract: "A series of equations was developed to provide a better method of determining flood frequencies in the Portland-Vancouver urban area that is now available. The resulting regression equations can be used to compute peak discharge and storm runoff with a standard error of estimate of approximately thirty percent." This report contains captioned, black-and-white photographs and a colored map.

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viii, 72 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm.

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"Photograph courtesy of: / Oregon Historical Society / From "Souvenir Views of Portland's Great Flood--June 1894" / Published by Peasley Bros. Portland."

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Laenen, Antonius. Storm Runoff as Related to Urbanization in the Portland, Oregon-Vancouver, Washington Area, report, 1980; Portland, Oregon. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc968119/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.