Simulation of runoff from rain-snow basin

TitleSimulation of runoff from rain-snow basin
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1970
AuthorsRockwood, D. M., and Anderson J. A.
Conference Name38th Annual Western Snow Conference
Series TitleProceedings of the 38th Annual Western Snow Conference
Date PublishedApril 1970
PublisherWestern Snow Conference
Conference LocationVictoria, British Columbia
KeywordsElectronic computer, Model, Snowmelt runoff

The Streamflow Synthesis and Reservoir Regulation (SSARR) model is designed to simulate the hydrologic processes in a watershed and hydraulic phenomena in lakes, channels and reservoirs. This presentation summarizes a report prepared for the International Hydrologic Decade which describes the streamflow synthesis portion of the SSARR model and illustrates reconstitution of streamflow resulting from rainfall or snowmelt or a combination of the two on the Willamette Basin Snow Laboratory in the Cascade Mountains of western Oregon. The watershed area was divided into five elevation bands; rainfall, snowfall, and snowpack accumulation, depletion and melt are computed separately for each band.