CE 397 Statistics in Water Resources
Exercise 1 Key
Exploring Time Series Data with HydroExcel
Assignment due: 2/5/09
Question 1)
Considering the plot of monthly average, maximum and minimum flow at USGS stream gauge
station 08158000 shows a distinct patt
CE 397 Statistics in Water Resources
Exercise 2: Frequency and Probability Distributions
Key
1.
Take the last 10 years of the Colorado River flows, 1999 to 2008 and compute by hand or
with a hand-developed spreadsheet using the summation formulas (not the
CE 397 Statistics in Water Resources
Exercise 3 Key
Testing Homogeneity of Suspended Sediment Data
Assignment due: 2/19/09
Question 1)
The following table shows the descriptive statistics of each dataset. Following this table are the
plots of the datasets
CE 397 Statistics in Water Resources
Exercise 4 Solution
Correlating Streamflow
Assignment due: 3/3/09
(1) To be turned in: A plot of the flow at Barton Creek and Bull Creek for 1/1/2008 through
6/30/2008 plotted on the same time axis. It might be useful
CE 397 Statistics in Water Resources
Exercise 5 Key
Analyzing Trends
Assignment due: 3/10/09
1. Turn in a graph of the data with the trend lines and equations for Analyses 1-5, plus a table
that summarizes the five trend equations and their R2 values. Dis
CE 397 Statistics in Water Resources
Exercise 7 Key
Spatially Referenced Regressions On Watershed Attributes (SPARROW)
Assignment due: 4/2/09
1. Turn in a map of each different predicted loading. Discuss the results. Which sources contribute the
greatest
Exercise 8:
Flood Frequency Analysis
Prepared by: Eric S. Hersh
Prepared for: D.R. Maidment
Date: April 9, 2009
CE 397 Statistics in Water Resources
University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2009
1.
Compare the magnitude of the 10 year and 100 year floods for
Statistics in Water Resources
Review for Midterm Exam
Spring 2009
The material is classified according to Blooms Taxonomy of Educational Objectives:
Level Title
Meaning
1
Knowledge
Definitions, facts, formulas
2
Comprehension Explanation of definitions, f