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GIS interface to Penn State Integrated Hydrologic Model
Entry ID: PIHMgis
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Summary
Abstract: Physically-based fully-distributed hydrologic models try to simulate hydrologic state variables in space and time while using information regarding heterogeneity in climate, land use, topography and hydrogeology. However incorporating a large number of physical data layers in the hydrologic model requires intensive data development and topology definitions. Traditionally GIS has been used for data management, data analysis and visualization. But proprietary data structures, platform dependence, isolated data model and non-dynamic data-interaction with pluggable software components of existing GIS frameworks, makes it restrictive to perform sophisticated numerical modeling.

In this effort we present a “tightly-coupled” GIS interface to Penn State Integrated Hydrologic Model (PIHM) called PIHMgis which is open source, platform independent and extensible. The tight coupling between GIS and the model is achieved by developing a shared data-model and hydrologic-model data structure.

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Description: Download the GIS interface to Penn State Integrated Hydrologic Model.

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Description: GIS interface to Penn State Integrated Hydrologic Model user guide.

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Service Citation
Originators: Penn State University
Title: GIS interface to Penn State Integrated Hydrologic Model
Provider: Penn State University
URL: http://www.pihm.psu.edu/pihmgis_home.html
ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
Access Constraints
None
Use Constraints
Software is released under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
Service Provider
Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

Service Provider Personnel
Name: CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Phone: 814-863-3084
Fax: 814-863-7304
Contact Address:
The Pennsylvania State University
212 Sackett Building
City: University Park
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 16802-1408
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
GOPAL BHATT
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 814-360-4061
Email: GXB913 at PSU.EDU
Contact Address:
206 SACKETT BUILDING
PENN STATE UNIVERSITY
City: UNIVERSITY PARK
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 16802
Country: USA

TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Publications/References
Stevens (2010-01-13), Tyler TEst
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2009-01-23
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-12-10
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