In a research program carried out by I.N.R.S.-Eau, certain principles inherent to the rational development of hydrometric networks were applied to the Quebec network. This study describes an application of a method specific to the development of a basic network. The method used to establish the number of stations required is based on the actual knowledge of the spatial distribution and time variability of the mean annual runoff. A modified version of Karazev's (1968) method applied originally to a study of the hydrographic basins in the USSR was found to be particularly suitable to regions of little hydrologic information and particularly to Quebec.
ADAPTATION AND APPLICATION OF THE KARAZEV METHOD TO THE RATIONALIZATION OF QUEBEC'S HYDROMETRIC BASIC NETWORK
M. LECLERC, B. BOBÉE, J. P. VILLENEUVE; ADAPTATION AND APPLICATION OF THE KARAZEV METHOD TO THE RATIONALIZATION OF QUEBEC'S HYDROMETRIC BASIC NETWORK. Hydrology Research 1 August 1974; 5 (4): 213–228. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/nh.1974.0015
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