Application of the U.S.G.S. DHM for Floodplain Analysisby T. V. Hromadka, II, Univ of California, Davis, United States,
J. J. DeVries, Univ of California, Davis, United States,
Abstract: The two-dimensional Diffusion Hydrodynamic Model, DHM, is applied to the evaluation of floodplain depths resulting from an overflow of a leveed river. The environmental concerns of flood protection and flow velocities can be studied with the two-dimensional DHM flow model. Although the DHM generates considerable information, it is easy to use and does not require expertise beyond that required for use of the one-dimensional approaches.
Subject Headings: Floods | Two-dimensional models | Hydrologic models | Two-dimensional flow | Hydrodynamics | Fluid velocity | Diffusion | Overflow
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