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Determining Effective Impervious Area for Urban Hydrologic Modeling
This paper presents a two-step process to estimate the fraction of an urban watershed covered by a hydraulically effective impervious area. The first step applies maximum likelihood classification ofExpand
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Urban Wastewater Management in the United States: Past, Present, and Future
as either centralized, where all the wastewater is collected and conveyed to a central location for treatment or disposal, or decentralized, where the wastewater is primarily treated or disposed ofExpand
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Detection of Urban-Induced Rainfall Anomalies in a Major Coastal City
There is increasing evidence that large coastal cities, like Houston, Texas, can influence weather through complex urban land use- weather-climate feedbacks. Recent work in the literature establishesExpand
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Effect of urbanization on the diurnal rainfall pattern in Houston
Data from 19 raingauges located within and nearby Houston were analysed to quantify the impact of urbanization of the Houston metropolitan area on the local diurnal rainfall pattern. The averageExpand
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Modeling the atmospheric deposition and stormwater washoff of nitrogen compounds
We investigated the suitability of integrating deterministic models to estimate the relative contributions of atmospheric dry and wet deposition onto an urban surface and the subsequent amounts removed by stormwater runoff. Expand
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Hydrologic modeling analysis of a passive, residential rainwater harvesting program in an urbanized, semi-arid watershed
Summary This paper presents the results of a long-term, continuous hydrologic simulation analysis of a watershed-scale residential rainwater harvesting (RWH) program in the Chollas Creek watershed,Expand
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Effect of land use-based surface roughness on hydrologic model output
The Manning’s roughness coefficient (n) is commonly used to represent surface roughness in lumped and distributed hydrologic models. Model parameter sensitivity studies identify runoff response to beExpand
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Historical development of wet-weather flow management
The management of wet-weather flow (WWF) is necessary to maintain the quality of urban water resources. Throughout history, strategies have been implemented to control WWF for many reasons, includingExpand
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Assessment of GPU computational enhancement to a 2D flood model
This paper presents a study of the computational enhancement of a Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) enabled 2D flood model based on the shallow water equations using CUDA. Expand
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A new open source platform for lowering the barrier for environmental web app development
The interactive nature of web applications or "web apps" makes them a well-suited medium for conveying complex scientific concepts to lay audiences. Expand
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