Are Erosion Control Programs Reducing Sedimentation?
In the Midwest, the USEPA National Watershed Monitoring Program is determining the effectiveness of land management strategies to improve water quality and biological diversity. The illinois...

Automated Tools for Spatially Distributed Rainfall/Runoff Modeling
A watershed modeling system (WMS) has been developed to address the needs of surface water rainfall/runoff computer simulations. WMS, developed at the Engineering Computer Graphics Laboratory...

Distributed Hydrologic Modeling of Humid Regions
Distributed physically-based hydrologic modeling of humid watersheds with shallow soils is complicated by non-Hortonian runoff production mechanisms. This paper presents a numerical experimental...

Status Report — Task Committee on GIS Models and Distributed Models of the Watershed
In recognition of the trend toward the adoption of geographic information system (GIS) technology in analyzing hydrologic problems and the obvious applications of GIS in incorporating...

A Practical Approach to Watershed Sanitary Surveys
A step-by-step approach for conducting watershed sanitary surveys can be successfully applied to watersheds of all sizes. The approach involves preparing a watershed map, contacting regulatory...

Traditional People and a Modern Mining Company Working Towards Sustainability in Indonesia
Mines often operate in remote areas and usually impact local communities. This paper describes the efforts by PT. Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) to work with traditional people and government...

Results of a GIS/HEC-1 Interface Module
Great strives have been made in recent years to automate the S.C.S. curve number weighting process required for large-scale watershed modeling utilizing Geographic Information System (GIS)...

Field Verification of Dem-Derived Watershed Response
Rainfall-runoff data from an NAEW Experimental Watershed are used to test the feasibility of deriving the watershed response from the digital elevation model of the watershed. Using Clark's...

Runoff Computation Using Spatially Distributed Terrain Parameters
A spatially distributed unit hydrograph is developed based on linear system theory applied to subareas or cells within a watershed Each cell has a unique unit response function independent...

Modeling of Rattlesnake Creek Watershed Using Swat Model
Watershed scale models are widely used in design and operation of river basin projects and for guiding public decisions. This paper presents modeling details of Rattlesnake Creek watershed...

Stream Instability in Loess Base Channels
The incision of bess base stream channels is a common and destructive response to alterations within a watershed in the midwest. Monitoring and evaluating procedures are being performed...

The Watershed Approach: A Framework for Action
This paper describes and promotes a workable framework for watershed management as an effective means to address the nation's remaining water resource problems, with the ulthnte...

The Direction of the Point Source Program
The NPDES permit programs operate under the concept of providing for a cleaner environment by restricting the release of pollutants. Over 500,000 sources are now subject to regulation...

Sustainable Watershed Management in Developing Watersheds
In many parts of the country, land development at the fringe of major metropolitan areas has accelerated and is occurring in historically unprecedented land consuming patterns. This development...

Retrofitting an Urban Watershed for Improved Water Quality
A study was conducted for the Baltimore County, Maryland, Department of Enviromnental Protection, to assess the watershed conditions and stream channel stability of Stemmer's...

Commercial Wetland Mitigation Banking
Wetland mitigation banking, although practiced for more than fifteen years, is a concept just beginning to be widely embraced and implemented as an important wetlands regulatory and management...

Analyzing Water Balances and Ranking Maryland's Watersheds Related to Growth, Development and Loss of Habitat
One hundred thirty three watersheds comprising the entire state were analyzed for surface and ground water balance. Census population figures (1990) were allocated to the watersheds. Population...

Integrated GIS Based Watershed Management Modeling System

Extracting Watershed Characteristics from Spatial Digital Data Using GIS, A Case Study of the Great Miami River Basin

Water Balance of the Niger Basin
A map-based method is used to construct a monthly water balance model of the 2.3 million km Niger River basin in West Africa. The watersheds and stream network within the basin are derived...

 

 

 

 

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