Kenya - Nzoia River Basin Flood - RCMRD GeoPortal

The Nzoia flood maps of varying depths corresponding to flood frequency return period were created using the GIS Flood tool which works in ArcGIS environment. The maps were created to help in the quantification of the socio-economic amenities within the Nzoia flood plain. Flood frequency analysis was performed using the Easy fit software and discharges corresponding to different return periods i.e 1 in 10 years, 1 in 20 years,1 in 30 years, 1 in 50 years, 1 in 70 years and 1 in 100 years selected for flood maps generation. These maps are of depths, 3.4m, 3.9m, 4.2m, 4.6m, 4.7m and 5.0 m corresponding to return periods respectively.

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Author Sevir / USAID - NASA
Maintainer OasisHUB
Last Updated April 4, 2018, 14:07 (Etc/UTC)
Created February 14, 2017, 11:46 (Etc/UTC)
Origin Places Africa, Eastern Africa, Kenya
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