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Rainfall input in an adaptive river flow forecast model

Author:
IRITZ, LÁSZLÓ
Source:
Hydrological sciences journal 1992 v.37 no.6 pp. 607-620
ISSN:
0262-6667
Subject:
algorithms, case studies, computer software, equations, models, rain, river flow, rivers, watersheds, Sweden
Abstract:
This paper deals with adaptive flow forecasting from discharge observations, with catchment rainfall as an additional input component. The precipitation input is pre-processed by approximate expressions of excess rainfall and routed by a linear cascade model. The basic equations of the algorithm and the general pattern of the computer program are presented. Examples are given for a case study area (Västerdalälven River in Sweden) where rainfall input in addition to the flow observations was used to improve the forecast accuracy. The results are discussed.
Agid:
6314907