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dc.contributor.authorRahman M.M.-
dc.contributor.authorArya, Dhyan Singh-
dc.contributor.authorGoel, Narendra Kumar-
dc.contributor.authorDhamy A.P.-
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Hydrologic Engineering (2010), 16(2): 176-186-
dc.description.abstractA case study was conducted in the Teesta subcatchment in Bangladesh for determining design flood flows and corresponding flood stages for different return periods using frequency analysis and MIKE 11 model. Different distribution functions of frequency analysis were tested for their goodness of fit. The observed discharge data at Kaunia on the river Teesta were used for estimation of design flood. The Pearson type-III distribution was found best fitted by the Kolmogorov-Smirnov, D-index, and L-moment diagram ratio tests, and accordingly 25-, 50-, and 100-year return period design floods were computed. The river network of Teesta River was extracted from SRTM 90-m digital elevation model. The river network of Teesta subcatchment was then simulated by MIKE 11 rainfall-runoff Nedbor-Afstromnings-Model (NAM) and HD model. The resultant time series of river stage was then compared with corresponding observed values. From the model, a stage-discharge relationship (Q-h) curve and respective equation were developed for Kaunia station on the river Teesta. The developed equation determines the corresponding flood stage of estimated flood flow of 25-, 50-, and 100-year return periods. The resulting flows and stages will be useful to design hydraulic structures, prepare flood extent maps, assess vulnerability of flood damage for different return periods, and provide flood forecasting for early warnings of floods. The approach presented would be applicable to similar river basin systems where data are limited and scarce. © 2011 ASCE.-
dc.relation.ispartofJournal of Hydrologic Engineering-
dc.subjectFrequency analysis-
dc.subjectDesign flood-
dc.subjectDischarge-stage equation-
dc.subjectFlood stage-
dc.subjectFrequency analysis-
dc.subjectMIKE 11-
dc.titleDesign flow and stage computations in the Teesta River, Bangladesh, using frequency analysis and MIKE 11 modeling-
dcterms.subjectMIKE 11-
dcterms.subjectDischarge-stage equation-
dc.affiliationRahman, M.M., Bangladesh Water Development Board, Ministry of Water Resources, Dhaka, Bangladesh-
dc.affiliationArya, D.S., Dept. of Hydrology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India-
dc.affiliationGoel, N.K., Dept. of Hydrology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India-
dc.affiliationDhamy, A.P., Dept. of Irrigation, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of Nepal, Katmandu, India-
dc.description.correspondingauthorRahman, M.M.; Bangladesh Water Development Board, Ministry of Water Resources, Dhaka, Bangladesh; email:
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