flood hydrograph

syn. discharge hydrograph; hydrograph; sediment hydrograph; stage hydrograph; well hydrograph

Graph showing the variation in time of some hydrological data such as stage, discharge, velocity, sediment load, etc. (hydrograph is mostly used for stage or discharge).

 

Source:

UNESCO/WMO International Glossary of Hydrology (2nd revised ed., 1992)

Posted on February 17, 2014 .