Hazard function analysis for flood planning under nonstationarity.

Read, Laura K.
Vogel, Richard M.
2016

The field of hazard function analysis (HFA) involves a probabilistic assessment of the ''time to failure'' or ''return period,'' T, of an event of interest. HFA is used in epidemiology, manufacturing, medicine, actuarial statistics, reliability engineering, economics, and elsewhere. For a stationary process, the probability distribution function (pdf) of the return period always follows an exponen... read more

Subjects
Floods.
Floods--Risk assessment.
Tufts University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/009744
Original publication
Read, L. K., and R. M. Vogel (2016), Hazard function analysis for flood planning under nonstationarity, Water Resour. Res., 52, 4116-4131, doi:10.1002/2015WR018370.
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