Hydrological Atlas of Switzerland

Hydrological Atlas of Switzerland – Plate 2.5

Precipitation is an areal phenomenon, limited in extent and duration. Precipitation depths of a given duration in any defined area have a maximum and a minimum. Areal precipitation determined for increasingly large concentric areas around the maximum results in characteristical decreasing curves, known as depletion curves.

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Explanatory text (taken without changes from the Hydrological Atlas)
Table «Grundlagen zur Berechnung der Abminderungsfaktoren der Gebietsniederschlagshöhen»

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