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RUNOFF CALCULATION BY THE STORAGE FUNCTION METHOD
1. Purpose and objectives
A simple model for flood runoff.
Runoff is simply expressed by the following storage function:
S = Kqp
S: storage of rainfall
Parameters K, p and f can be estimated from the observed data.
Hydrograph of rainfall.
Hydrograph of discharge.
5. Operational requirements and restrictions
The model can also be used for river channels.
6. Form of presentation
Publication in Japanese is for sale. A photocopy of a text in
English is also available.
7. Operational experience
Used successfully since 1961 in all parts of Japan and East Asia.
8. Originator and technical support
Originator: Toshiaki Kimura
10. Conditions on use
Available without conditions.
| Reclassified from J05.1.02 MAR 1987
(First entered: 28 JAN 81
Last updated: 30 JUN 81)