Iman Mallakpour and Gabriele Villarini

Advances in Water Resources

Published date June 1, 2016

Investigating the relationship between the frequency of flooding over the central United States and large-scale climate

  • Examines the relationship between climate variability and flood frequency
  • Also examines climate controls on the frequency of heavy precipitation events
  • Finds that climate variability can affect the frequency of flooding in the central United States
  • The Pacific-North American pattern was found to be the dominant climate mode for the central United States