Managing a Water Control Database

by Scott W. Boyd, US Army Corps of Engineers, Columbia, River Operational Hydromet, Management System Unit, Portland, OR,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computer Applications in Water Resources

Abstract: The management of a Water Control Database is important to the usability of the database. Three areas of importance in the management of a database are: 1. good management practices, 2. management tools, and 3. data identification. Items that make for good database management are discussed, and examples of how these are used in the management of the CROHMS (Columbia River Operational Hydromet Management System) Database are presented.

Subject Headings: Databases | Systems management | Rivers and streams | Resource management | Information management | Hydrologic data

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