Articles | Volume 44
https://doi.org/10.5194/adgeo-44-15-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/adgeo-44-15-2017
24 Feb 2017
 | 24 Feb 2017

Combining regional rainfall frequency analysis and rainfall-runoff modelling to derive frequency distributions of peak flows in ungauged basins: a proposal for Sicily region (Italy)

Brunella Bonaccorso, Giuseppina Brigandì, and Giuseppe Tito Aronica

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A Monte Carlo approach for deriving flood frequency curves in ungauged basins in Sicily region (Italy) is proposed. The procedure consists of: (i) a regional frequency analysis of extreme rainfall series, combined with Huff curves-based synthetic hyetographs, for design storms and (ii) a rainfall-runoff model, based on the Time-Area technique, to generate synthetic hydrographs. Validation of the procedure is carried out on four gauged river basins in Sicily (Italy) with promising results.