Title
Nzoia Basin Flood Map 5m Depth
License
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Abstract

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 s...

Publication Date
April 20, 2015, 6:43 a.m.
Type
Raster Data
Keywords
geo-climate Environment geo-agriculture geossAttribution geo-ecosystem geossDataCore geossNoMonetaryCharge servir-ast geo-water servircat geo-biodiversity rcmrd-servir flood-maps
Category
Inland Waters
inland water features, drainage systems and their characteristics. Examples: rivers and glaciers, salt lakes, water utilization plans, dams, currents, floods, water quality, hydrographic charts
Regions
Kenya
Owner
rcmrd
More info
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Maintenance Frequency
Data Is Updated As Deemed Necessary
Restrictions
The SERVIR Project, NASA, USAID and RCMRD make no express or implied warranty of this data as to the merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Neither the US Government nor RCMRD shall be liable for special, consequential or incidental damages attributed to this data.
Purpose

The purpose of the Nzoia project was to perform financial and economic analysis of the construction of dikes within the Nzoia flood plains.
The obje...

Language
English
Supplemental Information

Users are advised to read and understand the metadata before access and use of the resources.

Spatial Representation Type
grid data is used to represent geographic data
Attribute Name Label Description Range Average Median Standard Deviation
PALETTE_INDEX NA

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