Geographic Information System Modules and Distributed Models of the Watershed: A Report

Geographic Information System Modules and Distributed Models of the Watershed: A Report

by Paul A. DeBarry
     
 

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ISBN-13:
9780784404430
Publisher:
American Society of Civil Engineers
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

IIntroduction1
IIData3
II.ARaster and Vector Data3
II.BTopography, Digital Elevation Models and Hydrology4
II.CSoils: Data, Sources (Federal and State), Procedures, Packages, Software7
II.DLand Use: Data, Sources, Procedures, Software9
II.EPrecipitation Data for Hydrologic Modeling10
II.FStream Data18
II.GProjections27
II.HAirborne and Spaceborne Remote Sensing For Hydrology28
IIIUncertainty in GIS Modules and Models of the Watershed33
III.AThe Use of the Term "Error"33
III.BModel Formulation Errors33
III.CData Uncertainty34
III.DInitial Conditions and Time-Constant Parameters34
III.ESpatially-Varied Input34
III.FTemporally-Varied Input35
III.GSpatio-Temporally Varied Input36
IVProcessing39
IV.AAbstractions39
IV.BEvapotranspiration Modeling Using GIS40
IV.CHydrograph Conversion43
IV.DFlow Routing and Pollutant Transport43
VGIS Implementation and Management46
V.AOverview46
V.BFactors for a Successful Implementation46
V.COrganizational Attributes to Consider47
V.DSystem Integration48
V.EReviews of GIS Implementations50
V.FUsability Assessments52
V.GBenefits of a GIS Implementation52
V.HConclusion52
VIInternational Perspective54
VI.AEuropean Perspective on Distributed Hydrological Modeling and GIS54
VI.BAsian Perspective61
VIIFuture Directions and Needs63
VII.AOverview63
VII.BGIS at HEC64
App. AExamples of GIS Watershed Modeling Systems67
A.AModular Modeling System - Precipitation Runoff Modeling System (MMS/PRMS)67
A.BGIS/HEC-1 Interface Module70
A.CGRASS Application for Hydrological and Water Quality Modeling73
A.DTOPAZ - A Digital Landscape Analysis Tool for Hydrologic Modeling Applications79
A.EThe Watershed Modeling System (WMS)81
A.FHydrologic Model CASC2D84
A.GARC/INFO92
A.HAGNPS 98 - Agricultural Non-Point Source Pollution Modeling System - Continuous Version93
A.IThe Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT)95
A.JF2D - A Distributed Rainfall-Runoff Model101
A.KGeneralized Watershed Loading Function (GWLF)105
References107
Index119

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