Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydrology and Water Resources, New Delhi, India, December 1993: Surface-water hydrology
Vijay P. Singh, Bhishm Kumar
Kluwer Academic, 1996 - Science - 516 pages
Water is vital to life, maintenance of ecological balance, economic development, and sustenance of civilization. Planning and management of water resources and its optimal use are a matter of urgency for most countries of the world, and even more so for India with a huge population. Growing population and expanding economic activities exert increasing demands on water for varied needs--domestic, industrial, agricultural, power generation, navigation, recreation, etc. In India, agriculture is the highest user of water. The past three decades have witnessed numerous advances as well as have presented intriguing challenges and exciting opportunities in hydrology and water resources. Compounding them has been the growing environmental consciousness. Nowhere are these challenges more apparent than in India. As we approach the twenty first century, it is entirely fitting to take stock of what has been accomplished and what remains to be accomplished, and what accomplishments are relevant, with particular reference to Indian conditions."
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1996 Kluwer Academic application ARMA model ARMA-TF models ASCE average basin catchment channel characteristics Chezy coefficient computed constant correlation cross-sectional shape cumulants desertification developed diffusion wave discharge distribution Dooge dynamic error estimate evapotranspiration Figure flood routing flow depth forecasting forest frequency analysis Froude number given hydraulic diffusivity Hydrol impulse response inertial waves infiltration infiltrometer inflow input interception Kalman filter kernel kinematic wave kriging layer linear lysimeter matrix mean measured method Muskingum Neebing River neural network neurons noise nonlinear numerical diffusion observed obtained outflow output overland flow parameters pattern peak Ponce precipitation prediction problem rainfall raingauge region regression Research ridge regression river runoff sediment simulation slope soil solution stations statistical stochastic streamflow Strupczewski surface surface runoff Surface-Water Hydrology Table UJ UJ UJ unit hydrograph V. P. Singh values variables vegetation Water Resources watershed wave model