Computation of unsteady flows in the Alabama River

Water Resources Bulletin
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An application is described of the branch-network flow model, BRANCH, to the upper Alabama River system in central Alabama. The model is used to simulate one-dimensional unsteady flows and water surface elevations in approximately 60 river miles of the Alabama River system. Preliminary calibration was made using 72 hours of observed data. Simulated discharges are about 10 percent lower than observed discharges at higher discharge rates and computed flows lag observed flows by about 30 minutes.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Computation of unsteady flows in the Alabama River
Series title Water Resources Bulletin
DOI 10.1111/j.1752-1688.1987.tb00810.x
Volume 23
Issue 2
Year Published 1987
Language English
Publisher Wiley
Description 3 p.
First page 313
Last page 315
Country United States
State Alabama
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