Category Archives: ResearchTools

Understanding forest snow interception

I am no expert in snow hydrology but I do recognize the importance of being able to estimate the amount of water captured in a snow pack and to be able to forecast snow melt rates. The University of Washington … Continue reading

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Muskingum routing: theory, example and a brief venture into linear algebra

For a project, I needed to re-familiarize myself with the concept of Muskingum routing. I looked up the theory, found a working example and coded the thing in R. As I suspected I could make the calculation more efficient by … Continue reading

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“Estimating the benefits”; a venture into Latex’s beamer package

A few months ago, a paper on Estimating the benefits of single valued and probabilistic forecasts for flood warning by Micha Werner and myself was published in HESS. Last Wednesday, I gave a presentation on the concepts developed in that … Continue reading

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