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References on Regional Frequency Analysis


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 Thanks to all researchers who participated to feed this page 

First update January 15th, 2009 

Update November 15th, 2014 Thanks to Hossein Tabari

 January 15th, 2015 Thanks to Husein Wazneh

July 15th, 2015 Thanks to Dhouha Ouali

August15th, 2015 Thanks to Thomas Kjeldsen

September 15th, 2015 Thanks to Martin Durocher

January 15th, 2016 Thanks to Martin Durocher

March 15th, 2016 thanks to Ana Requena


Before 2003

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Chokmani, K. & T.B.M.J. Ouarda (2004) Physiographical  space based kriging for regional flood frequency estimation at ungauged sites. Water Resour. Res., 40, W12514, doi:10.1029/2003WR002983.
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Cunderlik, J.M., & T.B.M.J. Ouarda (2006) Regional flood-duration-frequency modeling in a changing environment.  J. Hydrol. 318, 276-291, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2005. 06.020.
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Ouarda, T.B.M.J., Cunderlik, J. St-Hilaire, A., Barbet, M., Bruneau, P., & B. Bobée (2006) Data-based comparison of seasonality-based regional flood frequency methods. J. Hydrol. doi: 10.1016/j.hydrol.2006.03.023, 330, 329-339.
Seidou, O., Ouarda, T.B.M.J., Barbet, M.,  Bruneau, P. & B. Bobée (2006) A parametric Bayesian combination of local and regional information in flood frequency analysis, Water Resour. Res. 42, W11408, Doi: 10.1029/2005WR004397, 1-21.
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Castellarin, A. (2007). Probabilistic envelope curves for design flood estimation at ungauged sites, Water Resources Research, 43, W04406, doi:10.1029/2005WR004384.
Castellarin, A., G. Camorani, A. Brath (2007). Predicting Annual and Long-Term Flow-Duration Curves in Ungauged Basins, Advances in Water Resources, DOI 10.1016/j.advwatres.2006.08.006, 30/4, 937-953.
Castellarin, A., R.M. Vogel, N.C. Matalas (2007). Multivariate probabilistic regional envelopes of extreme floods, J. Hydrol., 336, 376-390.
Chebana, F. & T.B.M.J., Ouarda, (2007). Multivariate L-moment homogeneity test. Water Resources Research, 43(8), W08406, doi:10.1029/2006WR005639.
Cunderlik, J.M., & T.B.M.J. Ouarda (2007). Regional flood-rainfall duration-frequency modeling at small ungaged sites. J. Hydrol., doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2007.07.011, 345, 61-69.
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Kjeldsen, T.R. & D. Jones (2007). Estimation of an index flood using data transfer in the UK. Hydrol. Sci. J., 52 (1), 86-98. doi: 10.1623/hysj.52.1.86.
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Ribatet, M., Sauquet, E., Grésillon, J. M., & T. B. M. J. Ouarda (2007) Usefulness of the reversible jump Markov chain Monte Carlo model in regional flood frequency analysis, Water Resour. Res., 43, W08403, doi:10.1029/2006WR005525, 1-14.
Shu, C., & T.B.M.J. Ouarda (2007). Flood frequency analysis at ungauged sites using artificial neural networks in canonical correlation analysis physiographic space, Water Resour. Res., 43, W07438, doi:10.1029/2006WR005142, 1-12.
Vogel, R.M., N.C Matalas., J.F. England, A. Castellarin (2007). An assessment of exceedance probabilities of envelope curves, Water Resources Research, 43, W07403, doi:10.1029/2006WR005586.
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Yadav, M., Wagener, T. & Gupta, H. (2007) Regionalization of constraints on expected watershed response behavior for improved predictions in ungauged basins. Adv. Water. Resour 30, 1756–1774.
Abida, H. & M. Ellouze (2008). Probability distribution of flood flows in Tunisia. Hydrol. Earth System Sci., 12 (3), 703-714. doi:10.5194/hess-12-703-2008 .
Castellarin, A., D.H. Burn, A. Brath (2008). Homogeneity testing: how homogeneous do heterogeneous cross-correlated regions seem?, Journal of Hydrology, 360, 67-76, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.07.014.
Chebana, F. & T.B.M.J., Ouarda, (2008). Depth and homogeneity in regional flood frequency analysis. Water Resources Research, 44, W11422, doi:10.1029/2007WR006771.
Hundecha, Y., T.B.M.J., Ouarda, & A. Bardossy (2008). Regional estimation of parameters of a rainfall-runoff model at ungauged watersheds using the spatial structures of the parameters within a canonical physiographic-climatic space. Water Resour. Res. 44, W01427, doi:10.1029/2006WR005439, 2008.
Kim, U. & J. J., Kaluarachchi (2008) Application of parameter estimation and regionalization methodologies to ungauged basins of the Upper Blue Nile River Basin, Ethiopia. J. Hydrol. 362, 39– 56.
Oudin, L., V. Andréassian, C. Perrin, C. Michel, and N. Le Moine (2008), Spatial proximity, physical similarity, regression and ungaged catchments: A comparison of regionalization approaches based on 913 French catchments, Water Resour. Res., 44, W03413, doi:10.1029/2007WR006240
Ouarda, T.B.M.J., K.M. Bâ; C. Diaz-Delgado, A. Cârsteanu; K. Chokmani, H. Gingras, E. Quentin, E. Trujillo & B. Bobée (2008) Intercomparison of regional flood frequency estimation methods at ungauged sites for a Mexican case study. J. Hydrol. 348, 40– 58.
Ouarda, T.B.M.J., A., St-Hilaire, & B. Bobée (2008) Synthèse des développements récents en analyse régionale des extrêmes hydrologiques, Rev. Sci. Eau, ISSN : 1718-8598, No spécial 20e an (2008), 109-122.
Shu, C. & T.B.M.J., Ouarda (2008) Regional flood frequency analysis at ungauged sites using the adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system. J. Hydrol. 349, 31– 43.
Ganora, D., P. Claps, F. Laio, and A. Viglione (2009), An approach to estimate nonparametric flow duration curves in ungauged basins, Water Resour. Res., 45, W10418, doi:10.1029/2008WR007472.
Micevski, T. and G. Kuczera (2009), Combining site and regional flood information using a Bayesian Monte Carlo approach, Water Resour. Res., 45, W04405, doi:10.1029/2008WR007173.
Castellarin, A., R. Merz, G. Blöschl (2009). Probabilistic Envelope Curves for Extreme Rainfall Events, Journal of Hydrology, 378, 263-271.
Castiglioni, S., A. Castellarin, A. Montanari (2009). Prediction of low-flow indices in ungauged basins through physiographical space-based interpolation, Journal of Hydrology, 378, 272-280.
Chebana, F. & T.B.M.J., Ouarda, (2009) Index flood-based multivariate regional frequency analysis. Water Resour. Res., 45 : W10435. DOI: 10.1029/2008WR007490
Chebana, F.; T.B.M.J., Ouarda; P. Bruneau; M., Barbet, S., El Adlouni, & M., Latraverse, (2009). Multivariate homogeneity testing in a northern case study in the province of Quebec, Canada. Hydrological Processes. 23 (12): 1690-1700, doi: 10.1002/hyp.7304.
Gargouri-Ellouze, E. &  Z., Bargaoui, (2009), Investigation with Kendall plots of infiltration index–maximum rainfall intensity relationship for regionalization. J. Phys. Chem. Earth. doi:10.1016/j.pce.2009.02.
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Jin, X-L, Xu, C-Y, Zhang, Q., Chen, Y.D., (2009) Regionalization study of a conceptual hydrological model in Dongjiang Basin, south China. Quaternary International, 208, 129-137.
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Ouarda, T.B.M.J., & C. Shu (2009) Regional low-flow frequency analysis using single and ensemble artificial neural networks, Water Resour. Res., 45, W11428, doi:10.1029/2008WR007196. 
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Pallard, B., A. Castellarin, A. Montanari (2009). A look at the links between drainage density and flood statistics, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences HESS, 13, 1019-1029.
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Kjeldsen TR and Jones DA (2010) Predicting the index flood in ungauged UK catchments: on the link between data-transfer and spatial model error structure. Journal of Hydrology, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.03.024.
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Nezhad, K.; K. Chokmani; T. B. M. J. Ouarda; M. Barbet & P. Bruneau (2010), Regional flood frequency analysis using residual kriging in physiographical space. Hydrol. Processes doi: 10.1002/hyp.7631, 2045-2055.
Oudin, L., A. L. Kay, V. Andreassian, and C. Perrin (2010) Are seemingly physically similar catchments truly hydrologically similar? Water Resour. Res., doi:10.1029/2009WR008887
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Tramblay, Y.; T.B.M.J., Ouarda; A. St-Hilaire, & J. Poulin (2010) Regional estimation of extreme suspended sediment concentrations using watershed characteristics, J. Hydrol. 380, 305-317.
Yang, T., Xu, C-Y, Shao, Q.X., Chen, X., (2010) Regional flood frequency and spatial patterns analysis in the Pearl River Delta region using L-moments approach, Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 24, 165-182.
Bardet, L., C.-M. Duluc, V. Rebour, and J. L'Her (2011) Regional frequency analysis of extreme storm surges along the French coast. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 1627-1639.
Bernardara, P., M. Andreewsky, and M. Benoit (2011), Application of regional frequency analysis to the estimation of extreme storm surges, J. Geophys. Res. 116, C02008, doi:10.1029/2010JC006229.
Castiglioni, S., A. Castellarin, A. Montanari, J.O. Skøien, G. Laaha, G. Blöschl (2011), Smooth regional estimation of low-flow indices: physiographical space based interpolation and top-kriging, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 715-727, 2011.
Castiglioni,S., L. Lombardi, E. Toth, A. Castellarin & A. Montanari (in press) Calibration of rainfall-runoff models in ungauged basins: A regional maximum likelihood approach . Adv. Water Resour.
Clarke, R. T. (2011), Classification procedures in the context of PUB: ways forward?, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 8, 855-867, doi:10.5194/hessd-8-855-2011.
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Das, S. and Cunnane, C. (2011) Examination of homogeneity of selected Irish pooling groups, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 819-830, doi:10.5194/hess-15-819-2011, 2011.   
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Ngongondo, C.S., Ch. Y. Xu, L. M., Tallaksen,  B. Alemaw & T. Chirwa,(2011) Regional frequency analysis of rainfall extremes in Southern Malawi using the index rainfall and L-moments approaches. Stoch Environ Res Risk Assess 25:939–95,Doi 10.1007/s00477-011-0480-.
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Chebana, F.; Dabo-Niang, S.; Ouarda, T. B. M. J. (2012) Exploratory functional flood frequency analysis and outlier detection  Water Resour. Res., Vol. 48, No. 4, W04514.
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