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Operational comparison of stochastic streamflow generation procedures

Stephen J. Burges

Operational comparison of stochastic streamflow generation procedures

by Stephen J. Burges

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Published by Charles W. Harris Hydraulics Laboratory, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Washington in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

  • Streamflow -- Mathematical models,
  • Stochastic analysis

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stephen J. Burges and Dennis P. Lettenmaier.
    SeriesTechnical report -- no. 45., Technical report (Charles W. Harris Hydraulics Laboratory) -- no. 45.
    ContributionsLettenmaier, Dennis P., University of Washington. Dept. of Civil Engineering.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17607893M

    streamflow. Introduction Risk-based planning and management of water resources systems generally require knowledge of the variability of hydroclimatic processes, such as precipitation, temperature, and streamflow. Stochastic simulation of these . Stochastic Flow Sequence Generation and Aspinall Unit Operations Thesis directed by Professor Balaji Rajagopalan The Aspinall Unit is comprised of three reservoirs that lie on the western slope of Rocky Mountains and regulate approximately 50% of the Gunnison River Basin drainage. Since its completion in , the Unit’s primary objectives have.

    Date Published: Oct Keywords: arid land hydrology, flows, Monte Carlo simulation, point-processes, precipitation, prediction, runoff, stochastic generation, stochastic hydrology, thunderstorm rainfall Abstract: The authors present a model that generates streamflow for ephemeral arid streams. The model consists of a stochastic hourly precipitation point process model and a conceptual model that. The MSSP model which integrates the planning decisions and stochastic operational impacts is proposed as follows: The objective function is composed of the construction costs of all selected hydropower stations and the expected value of the operational costs, the environmental penalty costs, and the benefits of power generation under all the stagewise scenarios.

    research indicates that stochastic streamflow models can be us d to significantly improve the precision of estimates of the stora9 -relia-bility-yield relationship in comparison to the traditional app oach of employin9 the historical streamflow record alone (Vogel, a Vogel and. divided in three major components: (1) synthetic streamflow generation, (2) mass balance computations, and (3) frequency analysis. The methodology computes the required releases to limit storage to the capacity available based on the probabilistic properties of future flows, conditional to current streamflow conditions. The final.

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The rapid development of stochastic or operational hydrology over the past 10 years has led to the need for some comparative analyses of the currently available long-term persistence models.

Five annual stochastic streamflow generation models (autoregressive, autoregressive-moving-average (ARMA), ARMA-Markov, fast fractional Gaussian noise, and broken line) are compared on their ability to Cited by: 4. Comparison of Stochastic and Deterministic Dynamic Programming for Reservoir Operating Rule Generation Article in JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association 23(1):1 - 9.

Further detail on the operational. comparison of stochastic streamflow mode Is, which is summarized in Chapter 4, may be found in James, Bowles, and Kottegoda (). The remainder of this. Operational comparison of stochastic streamflow generation procedures.

Technical Rep Harris Hydraulics Laboratory. Seattle: Department of Civil Engineering, University of Washington. The rapid development of stochastic or operational hydrology over the past 10 years has led to the need for some comparative analyses of the currently available long-term persistence models.

Five annual stochastic streamflow generation models (autoregressive, autoregressive-moviing-average (ARMA), ARMA-Markov, fast fractional Gaussian noise, and broken line) are compared on their ability to Author: W. Robert James, David S. Bowles, Nath T. Kottegoda. Jason Patskoski, A.

Sankarasubramanian, Reducing uncertainty in stochastic streamflow generation and reservoir sizing by combining observed, reconstructed and projected streamflow, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, /s, 32, 4, (), ().

Comparison with stochastic method based on bivariate copula. The stochastic method, based on the bivariate copula, with only 1-lag time was used for daily streamflow simulation.

The procedure of how to carry out daily streamflow simulation using copula-based method considering lag-1 time is as follows: (1). The performance of five stochastic models for generating annual streamflow sequences is evaluated based on applications to four Utah streams.

Model performance is evaluated in terms of preservation of annual persistence statistics; cost and ease of model use; magnitude of the economic regret associated with drought-related agricultural losses; and comparison of reservoir capacity and critical.

However, given the stochastic component of rainfall and its influence on streamflow generation, we modify the standard ARMA model form to include exogenous covariates, specifically precipitation.

The general ARMA time series model is described by eq. (1): (1) y t = ∅ 1 y t − 1 + ∅ 2 y t − 2 + + ∅ p y t − p + β ' X t + a t. [3] Clearly, the rich information provided by paleoreconstructed streamflows should be incorporated in stochastic streamflow models to enable the generation of a realistic variety of plausible flow scenarios.

However, the magnitudes of reconstructed streamflow have a high degree of uncertainty. Typically, a regression model is fit to the observed streamflow with a suite of tree ring.

Synthetic generation of streamflow is one of the major areas in stochastic hydrology. Since the flow through a river is inherently stochastic, sufficient information about this flow is almost essential in either design or operation of any water resources project.

Such information is usually retrieved from the observed records of flows. Kim YO, Eum HI, Lee EG, Ko IH. Optimizing operational policies of a Korean multireservoir system using sampling stochastic dynamic programming with ensemble streamflow prediction.

Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management (1): Crossref, Google Scholar. Our motivation is that the SODA method has the potential for ready assimilation into NWS operational forecasting procedures, thereby providing stochastic streamflow forecasts without requiring significant modifications to operational model codes or software.

The paper is organized as follows. How to cite this paper: Elganiny, M.A. and Eldwer, A.E. () Comparison of Stochastic Models in Forecasting Monthly Streamflow in Rivers: A Case Study of River Nile and Its Tributaries. Journal of Water Resource and Protection, 8, We present the implementation of a Sampling Stochastic Dynamic Programming (SSDP) algorithm to maximize water value, while meeting consumer demand for the BC Hydro hydroelectric system in British Columbia, Canada.

The implementation includes power generation facilities on the Columbia and Peace River systems. Variability of natural streamflow into a reservoir is a major source of uncertainty. Synthetic forecast generation procedures should produce forecasts that are realistic and have the desired statistical properties.

Two synthetic forecast generation techniques are proposed that create a time series of forecasts with (1) the desired mean, (2) the.

chapter 5: stochastic data generation in reservoir systems introduction stochastic streamflow models annual streamflow data generation models for single sites multiple site model for annual flows monthly models other issues notation.

chapter 6:. The Thomas-Fiering stochastic model for synthetic streamflow generation is used to determine monthly inflow scenarios for the watershed of the reservoir that supplies the city of Matsuyama, EhimePrefecture.

The scenarios are going to be used by a stochastic programming model which is being developed for the optimal operation of the reservoir. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This paper demonstrates that the computational effort required to develop numerical solutions to continuous-state dynamic programs can be reduced significantly when cubic piecewise polynomial functions, rather than tensor product linear interpolants, are used to approximate the value function.

Tensor product cubic splines, represented in either piecewise polynomial or B-spline form. Stochastic models of streamflow generation are used to generate stochastic streamflow sequences. A number of models are available for generating such sequences.

A good discussion of such models is given in Salas, et al. (). Savic () compared four streamflow generation models for reservoir capacity-yield analysis: (1) log-one.() Comparison of Stochastic Optimization Algorithms for Hydropower Reservoir Operation with Ensemble Streamflow Prediction.

Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management() Stochastic multi-objective optimization: a survey on non-scalarizing methods.Modeling uncertainty is important in risk analysis for complex systems, such as space shuttle flights, large dam operations, or nuclear power generation.

Related to the topic of stochastic processes is queueing theory (i.e., the analysis of waiting lines).