WIT Press


STREAM, Spatial Tools For River Basins, Environment And Analysis Of Management Options

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/GIS980051

Volume

21

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

930 kb

Author(s)

Menno Schepel

Abstract

The STREAM instrument was designed by Resource Analysis on the basis of the RHINEFLOW model build by Resource Analysis in cooperation with the University of Utrecht, The concept of this model has been extended in order to assess various exogenous impact factors on the fresh water hydrology within river basins The result is a generic River Basin Management instrument that can be adjusted easily to meet requirements in non-standard cases. The setup makes it possible to introduce local (cell size) variations of exogenous factors in the model. 1 Introduction 1.1 The GBM Model In 1992-1994 the first effort was made by Resource Analysis and the University of Utrecht to build a new type of river basin management tool based on a GIS environment that c

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