ISBN-10:
0792370023
ISBN-13:
9780792370024
Pub. Date:
06/28/2001
Publisher:
Kluwer Academic Publishers
Distributed Hydrologic Modeling Using GIS

Distributed Hydrologic Modeling Using GIS

by B. E. Vieux, Baxter E. Vieux

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ISBN-13: 9780792370024
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Publication date: 06/28/2001
Series: Water Science and Technology Library
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Contents Dedication * Preface * Foreword * Acknowledgments * 1 DISTRIBUTED HYDROLOGIC MODELING * 1.1 Introduction * 1.2 Why Distributed Hydrologic Modeling? * 1.3 Distributed Model Representation * 1.4 Mathematical Analogy * 1.5 GIS Data Structures and Sources * 1.6 Surface Generation * 1.7 Spatial Resolution and Information Content * 1.8 Runoff Processes * 1.9 Hydraulic Roughness * 1.10 Drainage Networks and Resolution * 1.11 Spatially Variable Precipitation * 1.12 Distributed Hydrologic Model Formulation * 1.13 Distributed Model Calibration * 1.14 Case Studies * 1.15 Hydrologic Analysis and Prediction * 1.16 Summary * 1.17 References * 2 DATA SOURCES AND STRUCTURE * 1.1 Introduction * 1.2 Dimensionality * 1.3 Map Scale and Spatial Detail * 1.4 Datum and Scale * 1.5 Georeferenced Coordinate Systems * 1.6 Map Projections * 1.7 Data Representation * 1.8 Watershed Delineation * 1.9 Soil Classification * 1.10 Land use/Cover Classification * 1.11 Summary * 1.12 References * 3 SURFACE GENERATION * 1.1 Introduction * 1.2 Surface Generators * 1.3 Surface Generation Application * 1.4 Summary * 1.5 References * 4 SPATIAL VARIABILITY * 1.1 Introduction * 1.2 Information Content * 1.3 Fractal Interpretation * 1.4 Resolution Effects on DEMs * 1.5 Summary * 1.6 References * 5 INFILTRATION MODELING * 1.1 Introduction * 1.2 Infiltration Process * 1.3 Approaches to Infiltration Modeling * 1.4 Green-Ampt theory * 1.5 Estimation of Green-Ampt Parameters * 1.6 Attribute Error * 1.7 Summary * 1.8 References * 6 HYDRAULIC ROUGHNESS * 1.1 Introduction * 1.2 Hydraulics of Surface Runoff * 1.3 Application to the Illinois River Basin * 1.4 Summary * 1.5 References * 7 DIGITAL TERRAIN * 1.1 Introduction * 1.2Drainage Network * 1.3 Definition of Channel Networks * 1.4 Resolution Dependent Effects * 1.5 Constraining Drainage Direction * 1.6 Summary * 1.7 References * 8 PRECIPITATION MEASUREMENT * 1.1 Introduction * 1.2 Rain Gauge Estimation of Rainfall * 1.3 Radar Estimation of Precipitation * 1.4 WSR-88D Radar Characteristics * 1.5 Input for Hydrologic Modeling * 1.6 Summary * 1.7 References * 9 FINITE ELEMENT MODELING * 1.1 Introduction * 1.2 Mathematical Formulation * 1.3 Summary * 1.4 References * 10 DISTRIBUTED MODEL CALIBRATION * 1.1 Introduction * 1.2 Calibration Approach * 1.3 Distributed Model Calibration * 1.4 Automatic Calibration * 1.5 Summary * 1.6 References * 11 DISTRIBUTED HYDROLOGIC MODELING * 1.1 Introduction * 1.2 Case Studies * 1.3 Summary * 1.4 References * 12 HYDROLOGIC ANALYSIS AND PREDICTION * 1.1 Introduction * 1.2 Vflo™ Editions * 1.3 Vflo™ Features and Modules * 1.4 Model Feature Summary * 1.5 Vflo™ Real-time * 1.6 Data Requirements * 1.7 Relationship to Other Models * 1.8 Summary * 1.9 References * Glossary * Index *

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