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Hydrologic modeling for the arid southwest United States

Theodore V. Hromadka

Hydrologic modeling for the arid southwest United States

by Theodore V. Hromadka

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Published by Lighthouse Publications in Mission Viejo, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, New.
    • Subjects:
    • Hydrologic models.,
    • Hydrology -- Southwest, New.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTheodore V. Hromadka II.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB656.2.H9 H76 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1444545M
      ISBN 100914055127
      LC Control Number93080553
      OCLC/WorldCa36067122

      During the last two decades, research efforts and networking have enhanced the state of knowledge about arid and semi-arid areas, especially watershed and catchment systems. Pulling this information together into a comprehensive resource, this book provides a better understanding of wadi hydrology, capacity-building processes, water education.   In his map, Powell made the case that the “Arid Region” of the United States by organized by preserving (and indeed asserting) the integrity of its watersheds, in ways that recall the Hydrologic Unit Codes–HUC’s–and proposed a model for conceiving the West not in terms of “public lands” that could be claimed by settlement.

      title = "Predictive mapping of soil-landscape relationships in the arid Southwest United States", abstract = "Multi-scale geospatial and absolute variation of surface and near-surface soil physical and chemical properties can be mapped and quantified by coupling digital soil mapping techniques with high resolution remote sensing by: 7. This book presents the latest developments of urban hydrology and hydraulic design procedures for storm water management. It also addresses drainage planning which is an approach that integrates both local and regional efforts to identify drainage conveyance and storage facilities based on hydrologic optimization and cost minimization, individually and : Paperback.

      A modeling analysis of runoff and ground-water recharge for the arid and semiarid southwestern United States was performed to investigate the interactions of climate and other controlling factors and to place the eight study-site investigations into a regional context. A distributed-parameter water-balance model (the Basin Characterization. The Southwestern United States, also known as the American Southwest, Desert Southwest, or simply the Southwest, is the informal name for a region of the western United tions of the region's boundaries vary a great deal and have never been standardized, though many boundaries have been proposed. For example, one definition includes the stretch from the Country: United States.


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Hydrologic Runoff Models for the Arid Southwest United States. Recently, hydrologic study criteria manuals (or hydrology manuals) were prepared for the arid southwest regions of Clark County (Las Vegas vicinity, Nevada), Maricopa County (Phoenix vicinity, Arizona), and Kern County, California.

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Hydrologic Modeling for the Arid Southwest United States Preface During andthe California county of San Bernardino (Department of Transportation and Flood Control) funded a comprehensive study of and hydrology methods and stormflow estimation procedures used in the southwest United States.

Geographic characteristics of the arid southwest pose many challenges to hydrologic development in Arizona. Theoretical findings were applied and presented in a case study of the Santan Watershed, including desert and steep mountainous terrain.

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Davis. The data to develop time variable models in arid, urbanized environments is sparse but necessary to develop accurate time variable watershed models. In this study, stormwater runoff data was collected from individual land use areas in to estimate the flows and volumetric loads of the Santa Monica Bay (SMB) watershed.

Part 5 treats remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS) applications to different hydrologic problems. Watershed runoff and floods are discussed in Part 6, encompassing hydraulic, experimental, and theoretical aspects. Water modeling constitutes the. These hydrologic budget imbalances have been observed or inferred in nearly every arid region including: the southwestern United States (Belcher et al., ;Kafri et al.,Love et al.

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Hossain and Pielke), Elsevier. Improving Hydrologic Modeling for Climate Impact Assessments The challenge: Management decisions about our nation’s water resources are made against a backdrop of uncertainty.

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History. Most of the project activity took place from –, and work continues to this day through the. In arid and semiarid regions the problem is exacerbated by extremely small recharge fluxes that are highly variable in space and time.

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Contents: Introduction and overview / Fred M. Phillips, James F. Hogan, and Bridget R. Scanlon --Hydrologic processes in deep vadose zones in interdrainage arid environments / Michelle A. Walvoord and Bridget R.

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