Model:KWAVE

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KWAVE




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Model type Single
Model part of larger framework
Incorporated models or components:
Spatial dimensions 2D
Spatial extent Landscape-Scale, Watershed-Scale, Reach-Scale, Patch-Scale
Model domain Terrestrial, Hydrology
One-line model description A model representing infiltration, interception, and runoff using the kinematic wave approximation
Extended model description This model uses the Green-Ampt equation to represent infiltration and the kinematic wave equation to represent runoff over a landscape. The effects of rainfall interception can also be included.
Keywords:


First name Luke
Last name McGuire
Type of contact Model developer
Institute / Organization University of Arizona
Postal address 1
Postal address 2
Town / City Tucson
Postal code 85719
State Arizona
Country United States
Email address lmcguire@arizona.edu
Phone
Fax


Supported platforms Unix, Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Other platform
Programming language C, Matlab
Other program language
Code optimized Single Processor, Multiple Processors
Multiple processors implemented Shared memory
Nr of distributed processors
Nr of shared processors
Start year development
Does model development still take place? Yes
If above answer is no, provide end year model development
Code development status As is, no updates are provided
When did you indicate the 'code development status'? 2020
Model availability As code
Source code availability
(Or provide future intension)
Through CSDMS repository
Source web address
Source csdms web address https://github.com/csdms-contrib/KWAVE
Program license type GPL v3
Program license type other
Memory requirements
Typical run time


Describe input parameters [[Describe input parameters model::Input Files:

1. input -- must 1 row with tab seperated values for the following parameters arranged in order: [nx ny dx tend epsilon h0 rnum1 rint d84 pi Si Ki gi] See the matlab script for parameter explanations 2. topoin -- a grid of elevation data, reshaped into a single row with tab seperated values 3. depthin -- a grid of initial flow depth, reshaped into a single row with tab seperated values 4. solidin -- a grid containing 0s in all locations within the coputational domain and 1 in areas outside of the computational domain 5. rain1 -- times series of rainfall data 5. rain2 -- times series of rainfall data 7. ksin -- a grid of saturated hydraulic conductivity, reshaped into a single row with tab seperated values 8. vinfin -- a grid with the depth of water infiltrated prior to start of simulation, reshaped into a single row with tab seperated values 9. vegcoverin -- a grid of vegetation cover fraction, reshaped into a single row with tab seperated values 10. channelin -- a grid with a 1 in all locations identified as a channel and 0 otherwise, reshaped into a single row with tab seperated values]]

Input format ASCII
Other input format
Describe output parameters Output Files:

1. stage -- array containing information on flow at the edges of the model domain 2. depth -- flow depth at each grid cell at the end of the simulation 3. vel -- flow velocity at each grid cell at the end of the simulation 4. maxdepth -- maximum flow depth at each grid cell 4. maxvel -- maximum flow velocity at each grid cell

Output format ASCII
Other output format
Pre-processing software needed? No
Describe pre-processing software
Post-processing software needed? No
Describe post-processing software
Visualization software needed? No
If above answer is yes
Other visualization software


Describe processes represented by the model This model is designed to represent infiltration (Green-Ampt), rainfall interception, and runoff (kinematic wave). Hydraulic roughness is accounted for using a depth-dependent Manning-type flow resistance equation.

For details on the model equations and numerical solution, see the following references:

Rengers, F.K., McGuire, L.A., Kean, J.W., Staley, D.M. and Hobley, D.E.J., 2016. Model simulations of flood and debris flow timing in steep catchments after wildfire. Water Resources Research, 52(8), pp.6041-6061.

McGuire, L.A. and Youberg, A.M., 2019. Impacts of successive wildfire on soil hydraulic properties: Implications for debris flow hazards and system resilience. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 44(11), pp.2236-2250.

Describe key physical parameters and equations Key parameters include soil hydraulic properties, parameters related to vegetation cover (needed to compute interception), and hydraulic roughness.
Describe length scale and resolution constraints
Describe time scale and resolution constraints
Describe any numerical limitations and issues


Describe available calibration data sets
Upload calibration data sets if available:
Describe available test data sets
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Describe ideal data for testing


Do you have current or future plans for collaborating with other researchers?
Is there a manual available? No
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Model website if any
Model forum / discussion board
Comments


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OpenMI compliant No not possible
BMI compliant No not possible
WMT component No not possible
PyMT component No not possible
Can be coupled with:
Model info
Citation indices KWAVE
Nr. of pubs: 1
Citations: 33
h-index: 1
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Citation indices KWAVE
Nr. of pubs: 1
Citations: 33
h-index: 1



Featured publication(s)YearModel describedType of ReferenceCitations
Rengers, F. K.; McGuire, L. A.; Kean, J. W.; Staley, D. M.; Hobley, D. E. J.; 2016. Model simulations of flood and debris flow timing in steep catchments after wildfire.. Water Resources Research, 52, 6041–6061. 10.1002/2015WR018176
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2016KWAVE
SoilInfiltrationGreenAmpt
Source code ref. 33
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