A Customized Database Management System for Watershed Modeling

by John C. Kaden, US Army Construction Engineering, Research Lab, Champaign, IL, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Forum '86: World Water Issues in Evolution

Abstract: When large watershed areas are being studied and continuously monitored, it is desirable to create a database management system (DBMS) that provides the necessary capability to build and maintain a database and is fairly easy to use. This paper describes a DBMS which was developed to manage large amounts of watershed data for use in MULTSED, a water and sediment yield model developed by Colorado State University. The DBMS was developed using Microrim's R:base 4000 and MS DOS.

Subject Headings: Watersheds | Systems management | Data processing | Databases | Information management | Hydrologic data | Hydrologic models | Water yield | North America | United States | Mississippi

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