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One-dimensional Transport Simulation of Pollutants in Natural Streams

Mostafa Ramezani1, Mahdi Karami2, Amin Sarang1


Rivers are the main sources of freshwater systems which governments need to manage and plan to maintain them as per an acceptable quality. In this research, a numerical scheme was used and implemented in MATLAB to provide a one-dimensional water quality tool. This code then was tested with two datasets of Chattahoochee and Mackinaw rivers. To evaluate the model performance, results and sampled data were checked in terms of conformity by using three metrics: CE, MARE, and RMSE. Results were almost near to observed data and metrics’ values were found satisfactory, showing that the employed numerical approach is an appropriate method for surface water quality planning and management.


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  • DOI:10.21276/ambi.2016.03.2.Ta04

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