Advanced Simulation and Modeling for Urban Groundwater Management - UGROW: UNESCO-IHP

Advanced Simulation and Modeling for Urban Groundwater Management - UGROW: UNESCO-IHP

By: Dubravka Pokrajac (editor), Ken W. F. Howard (editor)Hardback

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UGROW (Urban GROundWater) represents one of the most advanced urban water management tools produced to date and fully integrates all urban water system components including groundwater. It will raise the awareness of the interaction between urban water system components, support management decision-making, and solve a wide range of urban water problems. The model has a sound scientific basis, is computationally efficient, and is supported by outstanding graphics. Developed as part of the sixth Phase of UNESCO's International Hydrological Programme (IHP-IV), UGROW was tested and refined under a range of demanding urban conditions. Book includes UGROW software CD-ROM and instruction manual.

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List of Figures List of Tables List of Acronyms List of Symbols Glossary Preface: UGROW as an IHP-VI component Ken W. F. Howard and Dubravka Pokrajac 1. Challenges in urban groundwater modeling as an introduction to UGROW Ken W.F. Howard and John H. Tellam 1.1 The management of urban groundwater 1.2 What hydrogeological characteristics are unique to urban groundwater systems? 1.2.1 Geology 1.2.2 Aquifer recharge 1.2.3 Aquifer discharge 1.2.4 Groundwater chemistry 1.3 The challenges for model representation of urban aquifers 1.4 Numerical modeling of groundwater in urban areas - the state of the art 1.4.1 Developments in numerical modeling 1.4.2 The interim solution 1.4.3 The niche for UGROW 2. UGROW - the Urban GROundWater modeling system Dubravka Pokrajac and Milos Stanic 2.1 Model concepts 2.1.1 General features 2.1.2 User interface 2.1.3 The database 2.1.4 Algorithms 2.1.5 Simulation models 2.1.5 Using UGROW 2.2 Model application 2.2.1 Physical model 2.2.2 The urban water balance 2.2.3 Scope of application 2.3 GROW: GROundWater flow simulation model 2.3.1 Introduction 2.3.2 Basic equations 2.3.3 External sources of recharge 2.3.4 Aquifer water balance 2.3.5 Numerical solutions 2.4 Unsaturated soil water movement (UNSAT) 2.4.1 Basic equations 2.4.2 Numerical solution 2.4.3 Boundary conditions 2.4.4 Simulation results 2.5 Surface runoff (RUNOFF) 2.5.1 Delineation 2.5.2 Time-area diagram and unit hydrograph 2.5.3 Direct runoff hydrograph 2.6 Model data 2.6.1 Terrain 2.6.2 Geology 2.6.3 Water 2.7 User interface 2.7.1 Program overview 2.7.2 General 3DNet functions 2.7.3 TERRAIN component 2.7.4 GEOLOGY component 2.7.5 GROW component 2.8 Model application 2.8.1 Calibration 2.8.2 Uncertainty 2.8.3 Sensitivity 3. UGROW applications - case studies Leif Wolf, Christina Schrage, Milos Stanic and Dubravka Pokrajac 3.1 Testing and validation of UGROW in Rastatt, Germany 3.1.1 Scope and motivation 3.1.2 Geographical setting 3.1.3 Existing investigations and models available for benchmarking 3.1.4 UGROW model setup 3.1.5 Model results 3.1.6 Summary and conclusions 3.2 Case study: Pancevacki rit, Serbia 3.2.1 Introduction 3.2.2 Input data for UGROW 3.2.3 Simulation results 3.2.4 Conclusion 3.3 Case study: city of Bijeljina in Bosnia 3.3.1 Introduction 3.3.2 Geology and hydrogeology 3.3.3 Groundwater regime 3.3.4 Field measurements 3.3.5 Urban aquifer model 3.3.6 Concluding discussion 4. Conclusions Dubravka Pokrajac and Ken W. F. Howard 4.1 The urban sustainability challenge 4.2 UGROW as a tool for urban water system management 4.3 Validation and testing of UGROW 4.4 UGROW - the future References Appendix: UGROW CD-Rom Milos Stanic and Dubravka Pokrajac

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  • publication date: 10/11/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780415453547
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 252
  • ID: 9780415453547
  • weight: 635
  • ISBN10: 0415453542

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