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Calibration of Hydrognomon Model for Simulating the Hydrology of Urban Catchment

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Due to chaotic nature of flow in natural open channels and the physical processes and the unknown in a river basin variable, the parameters to be used in studying the behavior of river basin to a given rainfall data cannot be measured directly for this reason, a hydrological model was calibrated and applied to simulate the hydrology of Kaduna River (7112 sq miles) North West Nigeria. Prior to the model calibration, a sensitivity analysis of the hydrognomon model to the parameters was carried out to gain a better understanding of the correspondence between the data and the physical processes being modeled.

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H. Garba, A. Ismail and F. Oriola, "Calibration of Hydrognomon Model for Simulating the Hydrology of Urban Catchment," Open Journal of Modern Hydrology, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 75-78. doi: 10.4236/ojmh.2013.32010.

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