Model for evaluating the effect of land uses on flood flows

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Virginia Water Resources Research Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University , Blacksburg
Floods -- Mathematical models., Land use -- Mathematical mo
StatementB.B. Ross ... [et al.].
SeriesBulletin - Virginia Water Resources Research Center ;, 85, Bulletin (Virginia Water Resources Research Center) ;, 85.
ContributionsRoss, B. B.
LC ClassificationsTD201 .V57 no. 85, GB1399 .V57 no. 85
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 137 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4068612M
LC Control Number79621996

Get this from a library. A Model for evaluating the effect of land uses on flood flows. [B B Ross;]. Over the watershed of Mara River, competing land uses and socio-economic activities in the headwaters have been blamed for changes in its hydrological.

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Land use management effects on flood flows and sediments – guidance on prediction McIntyre, N, Thorne, C (editors) It provides guidelines for evaluating and predicting land use change effects on flood flows and catchment scale sediment dynamics, by reviewing by the strong effect of increased runoff on erosion and sediment transport in.

soil conditions and land uses and, by use of a finite-element technique, to predict total downstream runoff.) This study provides comparative data and presents a methodology allowing evaluation of alternative courses of action needed to produce a.

Influence of land use change on flood flows Fig As shown, the best results were produced by the HYREUN model, the time +o peak and the peak discharge being calculated almost exactly.

The two other models, however, were not able to do this in the same way. Figure 5 shows the average normed hydrological deviation for all. The present work aims to assess the effects that land use change, which have affected a wide portion of Italy in the second part of the last century, have induced on the flood frequency regime.

Concerning the assessment of the effects of land use change, Fig. 8 reports the comparison between the frequency distributions of the annual maximum peak flows relative to the and the land uses. The significant difference between the low return period flows in the two scenarios confirms the results achieved in simulation with Cited by: of land use and floods is of upmost importance.

The objectives of this project are to model the flows in a catchment that has seen a large increase in impervious cover over the last 10 years.

An assessment will be made about the effect of land cover on catchment outflow and on the lag time between rainfall and runoff in the. National models such as LUTO, a land use trade-off model, consider land use and sustainability and subsequent impacts on ecosystem services (Bryan et al., ).

The MedAction Policy Support System uses a bottom-up process for agricultural land use focusing on sustainable land management practices and interaction with water resources and Cited by: 2.

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The impact of land use / land cover changes on the flood vulnerability of the Brahmaputra basin has been assessed by using the ‘best guess’ (Reynard et al., ) future land aj orl nduse/ landcover, found vu ebfthcgs,were considered in this study viz.

forest with soil macroporosity, Jhum cultivation and other fallowFile Size: 1MB. To avoid the potential confounding effect of natural variability, a covariate which summarizes key climatological properties is included in the flood‐frequency model.

A significant effect of the increasing urbanization levels on high flows is detected, in particular in the summer by: © Risk Management Solutions, Inc. Confidential U.S. FLOOD MODELING Clare Salustro Manager, Model Product Management, Americas Climate.

reducing overland flows. Due to its effect on evaporation, transpiration and solar radiation interception, LU/LC is a assess the effect of land use land cover changes on runoff and soil erosion studies and, consequently in advancement within SWAT make it a preferable model for this land-use based hydrological Size: KB.

models, the optimum set for flood risk management depends on which processes are important for the flood event and the task at hand (e.g. real time forecasting, planning etc). In this report we aim to provide a comprehensive reference of flood inundation models for the floodFile Size: KB.

Explores rural land use management techniques to reduce the need for structural flood defences and channel maintenance to control sediment. Author.

McIntyre, N. and Thorne, C. (eds) History. Based on Con ISBN. Subjects. Environmental planning/land Public health/water engineering Sewerage/drainage. In their peer-reviewed article ‘Flood Models: The Need for an Integrated Approach’, Andy McIntosh, Tom Edmonson and Steven Taylor concluded that ‘only as there is greater interaction between the relevant scientific disciplines will some of the unanswered problems of the biblical Flood models be solved’.1 Readers might suppose from this, and from.

Flood is found to be a recurrent phenomenon in the study area. In and floods have made some devastating impact on the study area. These flood events were unique in a sense that the floods were mainly due to the heavy precipitation in the Padma belt.

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Evaluating the impacts of land use changes on hydrologic responses in the agricultural regions of Michigan and Wisconsin A. Nejadhashemi1, B. Wardynski1, and J. Munoz2 1Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State.

4 magnitude occurs or is exceeded with a certain frequency. The most common flow used for delineation of floodplain is the flow with the recurrence interval Tr = years, i.e.

the risk of flooding is r = 1 / Tr = 1/ = The delineation of the floodplain for a flow of given frequency is a tedious task. The model performance was evaluated using the coefficient of determination (R 2) and Nash-Sutcliffe model efficiency (E).

The two models were further tested by applying them for assessing effects of land use change on streamflow and water table in WS80 under four scenarios of converting forested watershed to varying proportions of cropland, 30 Cited by: 3.

Social: The land s value will also take into account social factors, like population growth, family sizes, age ranges, and education levels. The 3 Most Common Approaches to Evaluating Land Before an assessor calculates the land s value, the highest and.

WMO/GWP Associated Programme on Flood Management The Role of Land-Use Planning in Flood Management – A Tool for Integrated Flood Management Version 7 land and water resources under considerable pressure. Looking at the development history of societies it becomes evident that floodplain areas have been preferred for human Size: 1MB.

Utilizing ArcGIS and NOAA’s C-CAP imagery, this study classifies and analyzes urban land use changes between and These findings shed light on the importance of land use management in urban settings and are being used by local watershed councils to advocate for changes within their stream basins.

FIGURE Water surface elevations on the floodplain adjacent to a river may be inferred from the elevation at a cross section of the river using a floodplain–channel water surface elevation function. (a) A cross section of the river and adjacent floodplain. In (b), the floodplain depth is zero until the capacity of the channel is exceeded and water moves onto the floodplain.

Hydrological simulations showed strong correlations between land cover changes and water discharge at the outlet of the watershed. Results demonstrated a homogeneous effect of land cover on annual runoff. Simulated annual and seasonal low flows were also strongly correlated to agricultural and forested land cover changes.

Flood Modelling and Vulnerability Assessment of Settlements in the Adamawa State Floodplain Using GIS and Cellular Framework Approach. By Peter C. Nwilo, D. Nihinlola Olayinka, Ayila E. Adzandeh.

University of Lagos, Nigeria Abstract - The devastating flood occurrence and its impact on the people have been of great concern to man. focusing on flood and drought impacts in the South Florida region.

The optimization method will be applied for the case study area, and optimal levels of measures for flood protection will be derived on the basis of cost estimates of flood risk (e.g. expected damages) and cost of these risk reduction Size: 4MB.

The NFIP was established by Congress with passage of the National Flood Insurance Act into help reduce future flood damages through NFIP community floodplain regulation that would control development in flood hazard areas, provide insurance for a premium to property owners, and reduce federal expenditures for disaster assistance.

Arnell, N. W., Reynard, N. S., King, R., Prudhomme, C. P., and Branson, J.:Effects of Climate Change on River Flows and Groundwater Recharge: Guidelines for Cited by:. The stochastic empirical loading and dilution model (SELDM) is a stormwater quality model.

SELDM is designed to transform complex scientific data into meaningful information about the risk of adverse effects of runoff on receiving waters, the potential need for mitigation measures, and the potential effectiveness of such management measures for reducing these risks.Modeling the Flood Modification Effects of a Mid-Sized Unregulated Wetland R.

McKillop, N. Kouwen and E.D. Soulis In contrast to the extensive literature on hydrologic modeling of agricultural and urban land classes, relatively little attention has been focused on the prediction ofthe storm flow response from wetland ecosystems.

Population growth and development present a challenge to land use planners, especially in coastal communities where the impacts of urbanization dramatically impacts water quality, habitat, other natural resources, and the delicate balance of sensitive environments.

Several researchers presented evidence that as low as 10 percent increase in impervious .