Calibration of WRF-Hydro for Bhagirathi – Alaknanda Basin
Tanmay Dhar1, Mario M. Miglietta2, Bhupendra S. Rawat3
1Tanmay Dhar*, Department of Physics, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun (Uttarakhand), India.
2Dr. Mario M. Miglietta, National Research Council of Italy—Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (CNR-ISAC), Padua, Italy.
3Dr. Bhupendra S. Rawat, Department of Physics, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun (Uttarakhand), India.
Manuscript received on 14 April 2022. | Revised Manuscript received on 22 April 2022. | Manuscript published on 30 June 2022. | PP: 24-29 | Volume-11 Issue-5, June 2022. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijeat.E35240611522 | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.E3524.0611522
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Abstract: Complemented with the coupling of the most sensitive and challenging interaction between terrestrial hydrology and atmosphere, the Bhagirathi-Alaknanda basin of the Garhwal Himalaya requires advanced dynamic and most comprehensively coupled atmospheric-hydrological models for simulation of streamflows. WRF-Hydro model which is enhanced by integrating most advanced set of hydrologic physics parameterization accounting for lateral water flow occurring on the land surface is the most compatible for this basin. This paper illustrates the development and the calibration of WRF-Hydro model through construction of flow matrices for different seasons.
Keywords: WRF-Hydro Model Which Is Enhanced By Integrating
Scope of the Article: Environmental Physics/Meteorology & Hydrology