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: Databases | Systems management | Watersheds | Sediment | Information management | Hydrologic models | Water yield | Water flow | Mississippi | United States

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