1. General Model Information

Name: WATERSHED ACIDIFICATION MODEL

Acronym: WAM


Main medium: aquatic
Main subject: biogeochemistry
Organization level: ecosystem
Type of model: ordinary differential equations
Main application:
Keywords: water quality, pH, sulphate, freshwater, lakes, rivers

Contact:

Dr. A. Ghosh Bobba
National Water Research Institute
P.O. Box 5050, Burlington
Ontario, Canada L7R4A6
Phone:
Fax : +1 905 336 4972
email: Ghosh.Bobba@cciw.ca

Author(s):

Abstract:

Model purpose
To predict pH and sulphate in lakes, rivers and streams.

Source of the Abstract:
Joergensen S.E., B. Halling-Soerensen and S.N Nielsen (Edts.) 1996: Handbook of Environmental and Ecological Modelling. CRC Press Boca Raton et al. 672 pp.


II. Technical Information

II.1 Executables:

Operating System(s): UNIX

II.2 Source-code:

Programming Language(s): FORTRAN

II.3 Manuals:



II.4 Data:



III. Mathematical Information


III.1 Mathematics


III.2 Quantities


III.2.1 Input

III.2.2 Output


IV. References

Bobba, A.G., et al., 1990. Stochastic analysis of acid shocks generated by mixed hydrological processes. Water, Air, Soil Pollution, Vol. 53, pp. 239-250, 1990.
Bobba, A.G., and Lam, C.L., 1990. Hydrological modelling of acidified Canadian Watersheds. Ecol. Modelling, Vol. 50, pp. 5-32, 1990.


V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web



VI. Additional remarks


Last review of this document by: T. Gabele: Oct 15 1998
Status of the document:
last modified by Tobias Gabele Wed Aug 21 21:44:52 CEST 2002

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