A Systematic Approach for Hydrological Model Couplings

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Abstract

It is of great importance to develop a systematic framework to integrate and coordinate software components to effectively and efficiently accomplish complex hydrological modeling tasks. In this paper, we examine the state-of-art information technologies including service-oriented architecture, and propose a systematic approach based on service-oriented architecture and scientific workflow to investigate the general model coupling problems. A prototype system, MoteWS, based on web services for publishing field measurement data from wireless sensor networks is developed to preliminarily explore and test our proposed architecture. Results and lessons learned are discussed and future recommendations in this direction are provided.

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D. Salas, X. Liang and Y. Liang, "A Systematic Approach for Hydrological Model Couplings," International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, Vol. 5 No. 6, 2012, pp. 343-352. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2012.56045.

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