Statistics of extremes in hydrology

@inproceedings{Katz2002StatisticsOE,
  title={Statistics of extremes in hydrology},
  author={Richard W. Katz and Marc Parlange and Philippe Naveau},
  year={2002}
}
The statistics of extremes have played an important role in engineering practice for water resources design and management. How recent developments in the statistical theory of extreme values can be applied to improve the rigor of hydrologic applications and to make such analyses more physically meaningful is the central theme of this paper. Such methodological developments primarily relate to maximum likelihood estimation in the presence of covariates, in combination with either the block… CONTINUE READING
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