individual-based methods

Instream Flow Assessment Methods: Guidance for Evaluting Instream Flow Needs in Hydropower Licensing

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1000554
Year: 
2000
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Most recent instream flow studies used one of three approaches. (1) PHABSIM remains popular but has major flaws, including the failure to establish and appropriate spatial resolution and use it throughout the method: a decision variable, Weighted Usable Area, that lacks biological meaning; and lack of a sound conceptual basis, which encourages ad hoc and poorly conceived methods for applying the approach. Some of PHABSIM

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EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute)

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