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evaluation of Great Lakes hydraulic routing models

Holly C Hartmann

evaluation of Great Lakes hydraulic routing models

by Holly C Hartmann

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in Ann Arbor, Mich, Springfield, VA .
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  • Water levels -- Great Lakes (North America)

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    StatementHolly C. Hartmann
    SeriesNOAA technical memorandum ERL GLERL -- 66, NOAA technical memorandum ERL GLERL -- 66
    ContributionsGreat Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14681757M

    modelling has evaluated three physically-based numerical models used to simulate embankment ero-sion and breach development. The three models identified by the group were considered to be good candi-dates for further development and future integration into flood modelling software. The evaluation . 2) Evaluation of the tools used to create these datasets, 3) Examine methods to aggregate/combine/determine compatibility of these datasets, and 4) Document and communicate steps More loosely the term coordination also refers to the sharing of information on individual agency efforts related to basic data collection and computation.

      A routing model takes estimates of the components of the water supply to the lakes and converts them to lake levels and channel flows using coordinated equations and coefficients. The new model will employ modern computer programming and incorporate the most up to date Great Lakes regulation strategies. All other subcommittees -. Additionally, we designed a hydraulic model using the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Hydrologic Engineering Center’s River Analysis System (HEC-RAS) to perform a comparative evaluation of hydrologic and hydraulic routing methods. The hydrologic routing method employed in this study is the Muskingum Routing method.

    5. Manages the contracts for A-E services, engineering consultants, and experts engaged in work associated with Great Lakes hydraulic and hydrologic studies, data collection, programming and GIS support of hydraulic and hydrologic analyses, and dissemination of hydro-meterologic data through web sites or other means. Kouwen, N. (), WATFLOOD / WATROUTE Hydrological Model Routing & Flow Forecasting System, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada. Neal, J., G. Schumann, and P. Bates (), A subgrid channel model for simulating river hydraulics and floodplain inundation over large and data sparse areas, Water Resour.

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Evaluation of Great Lakes hydraulic routing models. Ann Arbor, Mich.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory ; Springfield, VA: For sale by the National Technical Information Service, [] (OCoLC) Material Type.

AN EVALUATION OF GREAT LAKES HYDRAULIC ROUTING MODELS1 Holly C. Hartmann ABSTRACT. Water resource studies require hydraulic routing models for simulating water levels of the non-regulated Great Lakes.

This report compares the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s hydraulic routing model and the Great Lakes Environmental. Water resource studies require hydraulic routing models for simulating water levels of the non-regulated Great Lakes.

This report compares the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's hydraulic routing model and the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory Cited by: 5. Welcome to The Coordinating Committee on Great Lakes Basic Hydraulic and Hydrologic Data (Coordinating Committee) is a collaboration of the Governments of the United States and Canada for the purpose of agreeing upon the basic hydraulic, hydrologic and vertical control data that is required to manage the Great Lakes and St.

Lawrence River. HYDRAULIC MODELS Models Selected for Evaluation Based on the broad criteria described in the Objectives, and after careful review of existing hydraulic models, the team decided to evaluate the following four models: 1.

MIKE 11 software products developed by the Danish Hydraulic Institute (DHI), version MIKEZero SP4; 2. Scenarios of water supplies reflecting CO2-induced climatic change are used to determine potential impacts on levels of the Laurentian Great Lakes and likely water management policy implications.

The water supplies are based on conceptual models that link climate change scenarios from general circulation models to estimates of basin runoff, overlake precipitation, and lake evaporation. Introduction. Watershed models are essential for studying hydrologic processes and their responses to both natural and anthropogenic factors, but due to model limitations in representation of complex natural processes and conditions, models usually must be calibrated prior to application to closely match reality (Bastidas et al.,Xu, ).An ideal hydrologic calibration set would.

The HSPF and UNET models were coupled externally in this study and the simulated flows from the HSPF model were used as the input for the UNET model for flow routing. The Hydraulic Engineering Center Data Storage System HEC-DSS (USACE, ) was used to store output data from the HSPF model and input and output data for the UNET model.

In the Great Lakes region, U.S. and Canadian federal hydrological and hydrodynamic modeling research and development (R&D) activities generally support operational programs that fulfill commitments under binational treaties and agreements, such as the Boundary Waters Treaty and the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (revised in, and ), both of which were implemented.

Water resource studies require hydraulic routing models for simulating water levels of the non-regulated Great Lakes. This report compares the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's hydraulic routing model.

Table 1. Summary of prior studies of projected Great Lakes NBS and lake levels, including the study reference, source of climate data, horizontal resolution of the atmospheric model, emission scenario, time period for the projections, type of GCM simulations considered (steady-state 2 × CO 2 runs vs transient runs), hydrologic or hydraulic models forced with the climate projections, and.

Reservoir routing, and 2. Channel routing A variety of routing methods are available and they can be broadly classified into two categories as: 1. Hydrologic routing and 2. hydraulic routing Hydrologic-routing methods employ essentially the equation of continuity. Hydraulic methods, on the other hand, employ the continuity equation together.

Outflow hydrographs for three dams with long lakes in narrow valleys were computed by both hydrologic routing (level-pool routing) and hydraulic routing. They were compared with three inflow hydrographs of different peaks with three unregulated ogee spillways of different capacities.

advanced stress packages (streamflow routing, lakes, multi-aquifer wells, and unsaturated zone flow). An additional package is also available for moving water available in one package into the individual features of the advanced stress packages.

The GWF Model also has packages for obtaining and controlling output from the model. The objective of the paper is to compare the hydrologic and hydraulic reservoir routing methods in term of assumptions, equations, numerical computation procedures, necessary data and advantages.

Hydraulic (or distributed) routing. Hydraulic routing is based on the solution of partial differential equations of unsteady open-channel equations used are the Saint-Venant equations or the associated dynamic wave equations.

The hydraulic models (e.g. dynamic and diffusion wave models) require the gathering of a lot of data related to river geometry and morphology and consume a lot. The second phase of our evaluation involves using a numerical model to simulate hydraulic routing through a branching channel network subject to lateral inflows from contributing interfluves.

Using the high-resolution topographic data available for the watershed, we extract channel and reach characteristics for input to the hydrologic model. Great Lakes Internationally Coordinated Routing Model: A modular, object-oriented, middle Great Lakes hydrologic routing model, developed and coordinated between the US and Canada, has been linked with the Lake Superior regulation plan and is now operational for the basin above Niagara Falls.

Work is in process for refining the model and. Determining the Causes of Declining Upper Great Lakes Levels—Phase I of the International Upper Great Lakes Study by the St. Clair River Task Team World Environmental and Water Resources Congress Great Rivers April The Great Lakes coastal program is part of the Detroit District's Great Lakes Hydraulics and Hydrology Office (H&H), working to provide thorough and precise research on all hydraulic, hydrologic, and coastal matters pertaining to the Great Lakes.

The International Joint Commission (IJC) established the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Adaptive Management (GLAM) committee through an IJC directive on Januto provide monitoring and evaluation of regulation plans in support of the three Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Boards of Control (the Boards).study on different routing techniques is apparent.

Syed et al. () compared the efficiency of the kinematic wave and SCS unit hydrograph flow model to the observed flow data [4]. Basnayaka and Sarukkalige () compared two surface routing approaches: hydrological and hydraulic 2D to. • Develop Water Supply Scenarios for plan evaluation (Great Lakes - St.

Lawrence) • Refine routing models to calculate system levels and flows • Develop and test long-range forecasting in regulation plans 2. Performance Indicators and predictive models [$$$/yr] • A monitoring plan (prioritize performance indicators).