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Aquarius: A Modeling System for River Basin Water Allocation
Entry ID: USDA_FS_Aquarius


Summary
Abstract: Aquarius is a state-of-the-art computer model devoted to the temporal and spatial allocation of water among competing uses in a river basin. The model is driven by an economic efficiency operational criterion requiring the reallocation of stream flows until the net marginal return in all water uses is equal. This occurs by systematically examining, using a nonlinear optimization technique, the ... View entire text
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Description: Aquarius software and documentation downloads.
Service Citation
Originators: Gustavo E. Diaz, Thomas C. Brown, Oli Sveinsson
Title: Aquarius: A Modeling System for River Basin Water Allocation
Provider: US Forest Service
URL: http://www.fs.fed.us/rm/value/aquarius
Service Keywords
MODELS >HYDROLOGIC AND TERRESTRIAL WATER CYCLE MODELS Parameter Definition

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Service Provider
USDA/FS/RMRS > Rocky Mountain Research Station, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.fs.fed.us/rm/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: ROCKY MOUNTAIN RESEARCH STATION
Phone: (970) 295-5923
Contact Address:
Natural Resources Research Center
2150 Centre Avenue, Building A
City: Fort Collins
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80526
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-851-8113
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
5700 Rivertech Court
City: Riverdale
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20737
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2008-02-14
SERF Last Revision Date: 2008-02-15


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