OC: Design Storms: An Overview

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the concepts of design storms used in hydrologic design applications. The course will cover different methods for estimating design rainfall depths and intensities at a specific point and over different areas of drainage basins or catchments. Design charts and tables are presented with detailed descriptions of their usage. Coverage of different methods used to derive storm hyetographs is provided. Last, you will explore the NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 2 and the newest information available.