Partial-duration flood series

What is Partial-duration flood series?

Partial-duration flood series meaning The movement, under hydrostatic pressure, of water through the interstices of a rock or soil, except the movement through large openings such as caves. (Meinzer, 1923, p. 42; see also Rorabaugh, 1951, p. 165.)

 

reference: USGS – Water Basics Glossary