Alaska Section, American Water Resources Association

South Central Section - Brown Bag Meeting Schedule 2002-2003

This is a tentative list of winter speakers for AWRA, South-Central Section. Dates and locations vary and are subject to change for the 2003 talks, and we will make every attempt to keep you informed of any changes as they occur. We plan to send an email out the Monday prior to each talk, so if you have not been receiving emails and wish to, please contact William Rice at (907) 266-8883 or Brownbag talks are from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in Anchorage. EROS Conference Room (USGS, 4230 University Dr [Grace Hall] Room 230, APU)

Estimating Flood Frequency and High-Low Duration Flows For Alaskan Streams
February 12, 12:00 to 1:00 pm.

Presented by:
Janet Curran, USGS
Janet Curran, a hydrologist with the USGS
will present an update to the widely used peak-flow frequency publication
"Magnitude and Frequency of Floods in Alaska and Conterminous Basins of Canada"
and new high- and low-duration flow estimation equations. These new analyses can help estimate streamflow statistics (such as the 100-yr. Flood or 2% exceedance flow) anywhere in the State.

Future Brownbags

March 12, 2003. The Winter Snowfall in Review. (Tentative) Rick McClure, hydrologist with the NRCS will talk about the winter's snowfall and forecast for the State's river basins.