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The next hour of your life… z What are computer models and why should we care (basics) z Types of models z Overseeing/reviewing a model study z Quick look at modeling science basics used for stream restoration and hot topics z Q&A
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What is a computer model z Model is a simulation of processes z No model does everything and you don’t need everything (thousands of models) z Think in terms of processes (examples) z Fluvial flow and sediment transport z Wind wave (estuaries) z Evaporation (ponds and lakes) z Overland flow z Many, many others z Physical models (turbulence) and complexity
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Hydrologic cycle
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The hydrologic cycle: Overview Precipitation Surface Runoff Evaporation Transpiration Leaching Groundwater Discharge Evapotranspiration Interception
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