The Role of Object Oriented Simulation Models in the Drought Preparedness Studies

by Allison M. Keyes,
Richard N. Palmer,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Management in the '90s: A Time for Innovation


One of the major activities in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Drought Preparedness Studies (DPS) has been the development of water resource simulation models for each study site. This paper describes the role of object oriented simulation in the DPS. It cites the many benefits gained by its use and the challenges that have been faced in the development process.

Subject Headings: Simulation models | Water resources | Droughts | Disaster preparedness | Water shortage | Computer models | Mathematical models | Water supply | United States

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