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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: January 2019

Part One - Theory

  • Lan Zhang, Texas A & M University, V. P. Singh, Texas A & M University
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • pp 1-364


This chapter briefly reviews the development of the copula theory and its applications in the field of water resources engineering (flood, drought, rainfall, groundwater, etc.). It points out the need for applying the copula theory in hydrology and engineering. The chapter is concluded with an outline of the structure of the book.