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Résultats du projet ExtraFlo (ANR 2009-2013) sur l'estimation des pluies et crues extrêmes

Abstract : This paper presents a comparison of models for extreme rainfall and flood values. Based on a large set of thousands of rainfall and discharge data, the French ExtraFlo project showed that design estimate of extreme values based on the fitting of a distribution on a limited sample of maximum values is very inaccurate when only a few decades of observation are available. Some interesting alternatives are possible, using a regional approach, or historical data when available, or simulation methods, or sedimentological or geochemical signatures of flood deposits.
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M. Lang, P. Arnaud, Julie Carreau, N. Deaux, L. Dezileau, et al.. Résultats du projet ExtraFlo (ANR 2009-2013) sur l'estimation des pluies et crues extrêmes. La Houille Blanche - Revue internationale de l'eau, EDP Sciences, 2014, 2, pp.5-13. ⟨10.1051/lhb/2014010⟩. ⟨hal-01128341⟩

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