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dc.contributor.author Giambelluca, Thomas W en_US
dc.contributor.author Lau, L Stephen en_US
dc.contributor.author Fok, Yu-Si en_US
dc.contributor.author Schroeder, Thomas A en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-04T21:55:04Z en_US
dc.date.available 2010-10-04T21:55:04Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1983-09 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Giambelluca TW, Lau LS, Fok Y, Schroeder TA. Rainfall frequency study for Oahu: option 1--preparation of rainfall frequency maps. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC special report, 9:23:83. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/18134 en_US
dc.description.abstract Annual maximum rainfall series at 157 gages were used to evaluate extreme value rainfall. Daily fixed-interval data were adjusted by a factor of 1.143 to represent true maxima. Records of short-term stations were extrapolated by regional analysis. Gumbel extreme value, log-Pearson Type III, and log-normal distributions were tested for applicability and found to have approximately equal goodness-of-fit. The Gumbel distribution was used, fitted by the method of moments. A topographically based interstation interpolation model was developed as an aid in mapping maximum rainfall for durations of 1-, 6-, and 24-hr and return periods of 2-, 10-, 50-, and 100 years. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship United States Department of the Army, Pacific Ocean Division, Corps of Engineers; Option No. 1, Proposal No. DACW84-82-R-0014 en_US
dc.format.extent v + 5 pages en_US
dc.publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries WRRC Special Report en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 9.23:83 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Rain and rainfall -- Hawaii -- Oahu. en_US
dc.title WRRCSR No. 9:23:83 Rainfall Frequency Study for Oahu: Option 1--Preparation of Rainfall Frequency Maps en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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