Flashcards in 1.2 Rainfall- discharge relationships with drainage basins Deck (10)
Annual variation in the flow of a river
Flood or Storm hydrograph
Shows how a river changes over a short period.
Shows how quickly the flood waters begin to rise
Maximum discharge of the river as a result of the storm
Time between the height of the storm and the maximum flow of the river
The speed with which the water level in the river declines after the peak
Normal level of the river, fed by groundwate
Quickflow or Stormflow
Water that gets into the river as a result of overland runoff
(AKA river regime) Average annual flow of a river.