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Modelling of snowmelt and rainfall runoff: dynamics of road runoff and suspended solid transport
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, Architecture and Water.
2005 (English)In: Urban drainage 2005: selected proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Urban Drainage, held in Copenhagen, Denmark, 21 - 26 August 2005 / [ed] Peter Steen Mikkelsen, London: IWA Publishing, 2005, paper 165- p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

In this paper, a simple model concept is presented to describe the dynamics of road runoff and suspended-solid transport from a small urban catchment in northern Sweden. The study period stretches from March 28 to May 28, 2000, including both snowmelt and rainfall. A modified degree-day method is used to describe the snowmelt and the transport of suspended solids is described by a linear build-up function and a wash-off model. The model was verified through measurements taken from March 22 to May 22, 2001. The results from the simulations showed that the simple model concept was capable of describing the dynamics of road runoff and suspended solids rather well, based on the continuous course of events for the whole modelling period. However, if the model was used for simulating a snowmelt period, or single events during snowmelt, the model approach would be too simple.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
London: IWA Publishing, 2005. paper 165- p.
Series
, Water science & technology, 6-7
Research subject
Urban Water Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-40278Local ID: f5a02120-0adb-11dc-9854-000ea68e967bISBN: 1-8433-9574-6OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-40278DiVA: diva2:1013800
Conference
International Conference on Urban Drainage : 21/08/2005 - 26/08/2005
Note
Godkänd; 2005; Bibliografisk uppgift: CD-ROM; 20070525 (ysko)Available from: 2016-10-03 Created: 2016-10-03Bibliographically approved

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