Accession Number : ADA113444

Title :   User's Guide. To the Federal Insurance Administration's 1978-1979 Flood Claims File for Computation of Depth-Damage Relationships.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESOURCES (ARMY) FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s) : Davis,Stuart A

PDF Url : ADA113444

Report Date : Dec 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 61

Abstract : The Federal Insurance Administration (FIA) maintains the largest flood claims file in the United States. This manual explains the contents and use of a public access data file of 67,000 records primarily from the the 1978 and 1979 FIA claims. The data base is accessible to all Corps of Engineers districts, divisions, and laboratories through Boeing Computer Service, EKS 1 account. The data base has been loaded onto the Scientific Information Retrieval (SIR) Data Base Management System to aid in the sorting, retrieval, and analysis of information. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Insurance, *User manuals, *Floods, *Information retrieval, *Data bases, Benefits, Files(Records), Computations, Damage assessment, Access, Information processing, Information retrieval, Depth, Sorting, Information systems, Data management, Fields(Computer programs), Variables, Computer files, Estimates

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Economics and Cost Analysis
      Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE