Rainfall disaggregation model for continuous hydrologic modeling

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Abstract

Two empirical precipitation disaggregation models are developed for use in continuous hydrologic modeling. The first model is developed for use in disaggregating hourly rainfall data into 20-min intervals. The second model is developed for use with disaggregation time intervals from 1–30 min. Use of such models allows a more precise prediction of watershed response than may be obtained using a one-hour time step or a smaller time step with average rainfall values.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)507-525
Number of pages19
JournalJournal of Hydraulic Engineering
Volume115
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering

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