Degree Granting Department
Mark Ross, Ph.D.
Coastal, GIS, Ungaged, Tidal effects, Estuaries
There is a strong interest to develop a method to estimate mean annual ungaged streamflow with varying precipitation. A method was developed utilizing GIS and other statistical analysis to estimate ungaged mean annual streamflow. This method utilizes a normalized streamflow fraction (NSF) method previously developed which relies on drainage basin area, coupled with mean annual local precipitation, to estimate the ungaged streamflow variability. This method has been applied to west central Florida.The test of the method yielded an R squared value of 0.9894, proceeded by a verification that yielded an R squared value of 0.998. This method is believed to be generally applicable to other areas and the particular results should be useful in and around west central Florida and perhaps, other coastal plain environments.
Scholar Commons Citation
Scott, Michael H., "Precipitation variability of streamflow fraction in West Central Florida" (2006). USF Tampa Graduate Theses and Dissertations.