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Simulation of daily discharge using the distributed model SWAT as a catchment management tool: Limnatis River case study
Author(s): Athina Papatheodoulou; Ourania Tzoraki; Panos Panagos; Huw Taylor; James Ebdon; George Papageorgiou; Nicholas Pissarides; Katerina Antoniou; Georgia Christofi; Gerald Dorlfinger; Nick Symons
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Paper Abstract

The Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) was evaluated while modeling daily stream flow in Limnatis basin, Cyprus over a period of seven years. Stream flow data from 2006-2008 were used as a warm up period, the period 2008- 2010 was used to calibrate the model and stream flow, data from 2008-2012 were used for the validation. The model could adequately predict daily stream flow trends with Nash-Sutcliffe values of 0.68. Overall the results of the simulation indicate that SWAT model can be an effective tool for the modeling of stream flow in intermittent rivers like Limnatis, and could contribute valuable information for successful catchment management.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 August 2013
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8795, First International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of the Environment (RSCy2013), 87951M (5 August 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2035066
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Athina Papatheodoulou, Terra Cypria (Cyprus)
Ourania Tzoraki, Technical Univ. of Crete (Greece)
Panos Panagos, Joint Research Ctr., Institute of Environment and Sustainability (Italy)
Huw Taylor, Univ. of Brighton (United Kingdom)
James Ebdon, Univ. of Brighton (United Kingdom)
George Papageorgiou, State General Lab. (Cyprus)
Nicholas Pissarides, State General Lab. (Cyprus)
Katerina Antoniou, State General Lab. (Cyprus)
Georgia Christofi, State General Lab. (Cyprus)
Gerald Dorlfinger, Water Development Dept. (Cyprus)
Nick Symons, Terra Cypria (Cyprus)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8795:
First International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of the Environment (RSCy2013)
Diofantos G. Hadjimitsis; Kyriacos Themistocleous; Silas Michaelides; George Papadavid, Editor(s)

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