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Floodplain Recurrence Interval

This module introduces floodplains, recurrence intervals, and cross sectional profiles of geographic data

Students are introduced to floodplains and how the extent of flooding is tied to stream recurrence intervals. Students measure flood inundation from a map and translate the results onto cross-sectional profiles.

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The student activity

Floodplain Recurrence (pdf)

Floodplain Recurrence (doc)

The link to the Web-based map

Instructor's Guide

Floodplain Recurrence Instructor Guide (pdf)

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