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Software and Models, Methods for Estimating Groundwater Recharge In Humid Regions

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Method Category Program Author Date Title
Base Flow Streamflow BFI Wahl, K.L. and Wahl, T.L. 1988 A computer program for determining an index to base flow
New Jersey Water Budget DGS99-2 Charles, E.G. 1993 A method for evaluating ground-water recharge areas in New Jersey
GW Models Groundwater MODFE Torak, L.J. 1993 A MODular Finite-Element model (MODFE) for areal and axisymmetric ground-water-flow problems
GW Models Groundwater MODFLOW Harbaugh, A.W. 2005 A modular three-dimensional finite-difference ground-water flow model
Recession-Curve Displacement Streamflow RORA Rutledge, A.T. 1998 Computer programs for describing the recession of ground-water discharge and for estimating mean ground-water recharge and discharge from streamflow data – update
Base Flow Streamflow PART Rutledge, A.T. 1993 Computer programs for describing the recession of ground-water discharge and for estimating mean ground-water recharge and discharge from streamflow records
Watershed Models Streamflow HSPF Bicknell, B.R., Imhoff, J.C., Kittle, J.L., Jr., Donigian, A.S., Jr., and Johanson, R.C. 1997 Hydrological Simulation Program--Fortran, User's manual for version 11
Base Flow Streamflow HYSEP Sloto, R.A., and Crouse, M.Y. 1996 HYSEP: a computer program for streamflow hydrograph separation and analysis
Watershed Models Streamflow PRMS Leavesley, G.H., Lichty, R.W., Troutman, B.M., and Saindon, L.G., 1983, Precipitation-Runoff Modeling System: User's Manual: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations 83-4238, 207 p. 2000 Leavesley, G.H., Lichty, R.W., Troutman, B.M., and Saindon, L.G., 1983, Precipitation-Runoff Modeling System: User's Manual: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations 83-4238, 207 p.
Watershed Models Streamflow SWAT Neitsch, S.L., Arnold, J.G., Kiniry, J.R., Williams, J.R. 2005 Soil and water assessment tool -- theoretical development
GW Models Groundwater SUTRA Voss, C. I., and Provost, A.M., 2002 SUTRA, A model for saturated-unsaturated variable-density ground-water flow with solute or energy transport
Regression Regionalization GLSNet Tasker, G.D., and Stedinger, J.R., 1989, An operational GLS model for hydrologic regression: Journal of Hydrology, v. 111, p. 361-375. 1989 Tasker, G.D., and Stedinger, J.R., 1989, An operational GLS model for hydrologic regression: Journal of Hydrology, v. 111, p. 361-375.
HELP3 Water Budget HELP Schroeder, P.R., Aziz, N.M., Lloyd, C.M., and Zappi, P.A. 1994 The hydrologic evaluation of landfill performance (HELP) model, user’s guide for version 3
Recession-Curve Displacement Streamflow PULSE Rutledge, A.T. 2002 User guide for the PULSE program:
UZ Models Unsaturated Zone VS2D Hsieh, P.A., Wingle, William, and Healy, R.W. 2000 VS2DI--A graphical software package for simulating fluid flow and solute or energy transport in variably saturated porous media
Base Flow Streamflow WHAT K.J. Lim, B.A. Engel, Z. Tang, J. Choi, K. Kim, S. Muthukrishnan, and D. Tripathy 2005 Web GIS-based Hydrograph Analysis Tool, WHAT

 

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