#7 Lessons from a 500-year Record of Flood Elevations
Author: James H. Eychaner
Date: 2015; Pages: 25
For the Danube River at Passau, Germany, flood elevation records show that only half the actual intervals between 100-, 50-, and 5-year floods are within 50 percent of nominal. Climate change will add unquantified uncertainties to future flood risk estimates.