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Kinematic wave modelling of saturated basal flow in a snowpack

Singh, P.; Bengtsson, Lars LU and Westerstrom, G. (1997) In Hydrological Processes 11(2). p.177-187
Abstract
Movement of snowmelt water through a thin saturated layer at the infiltrating base of a snowpack is modelled by applying the kinematic wave theory. Analytical solutions are obtained for flow depth, velocity and discharge assuming that the rate of input to the saturated layer due to vertical percolation is constant. This assumption results in a linear rise and recession of the snowmelt hydrograph. The solutions are extended to the case of time-varying input. An explicit consideration of infiltration leads to a free boundary problem.
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Hydrological Processes
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11
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2
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177 - 187
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John Wiley & Sons
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1099-1085
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10.1002/(SICI)1099-1085(199702)11:2<177::AID-HYP429>3.0.CO;2-L
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English
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  author       = {Singh, P. and Bengtsson, Lars and Westerstrom, G.},
  issn         = {1099-1085},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {2},
  pages        = {177--187},
  publisher    = {John Wiley & Sons},
  series       = {Hydrological Processes},
  title        = {Kinematic wave modelling of saturated basal flow in a snowpack},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1099-1085(199702)11:2<177::AID-HYP429>3.0.CO;2-L},
  volume       = {11},
  year         = {1997},
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