GNR - 804 Distributed Hydrological Modelling

Spatial Hydrology, Catchment properties, hydrologic processes, interception, evaporation, unsaturated-saturated dynamics, soil moisture, runoff generation, spatial distribution of runoff response to rainfall, inter-basin comparisons, hydrometeorology, meteorological forcing, monsoon system, rainfall, ground based measurements, weather radars, meteorological satellites, data characteristics, river basin modeling, principles, digital representation of topography for hydrologic applications, scale effects, tradeoffs between model resolution, accuracy and computational expense, lumped sub-basin and raster grid modeling, geographic information systems (GIS), triangulated irregular network (TIN) modeling, current river basin models, coupled forecasting, TIN-based real-time integrated basin simulator (TRIBS)

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