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Special Issue "Geospatial Modeling of River Systems"
A special issue of Water (ISSN 2073-4441). This special issue belongs to the section "Hydrology".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 February 2017) | Viewed by 52272
Special Issue Editor
Interests: surface water quality modelling; fluvial geomorphology; global sensitivity and uncertainty analyses; hydrological and hydraulic modelling; nutrient transport modelling; modelling river ice processes
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Special Issue Information
Within the context of fluvial systems, geospatial modeling of river networks consists of describing certain patterns in the geographical or geomorphological “fabric” along the course of rivers or streams and correlating these patterns to physical, ecological, biological and chemical processes in the river/stream system’s aquatic environment. Patterns may consist of different sets of similar sequences of geomorphological characteristics, sediment substrate type or flow velocity fields. These patterns will influence processes by defining, for example, behaviors in river ice formation or breakup, (physical), fish habitat types (ecological) and transformations in water-quality constituents (biological and chemical). We invite papers in this field of fluvial geospatial modeling in which models are presented that correlate geographic/geomorphic features of a river or stream system with physical/ecological/biological/chemical processes in the lotic aquatic environment. The predictive capability of the models should also be demonstrated in the paper.
Dr. Karl-Erich Lindenschmidt
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