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book reviews evaluate the performance of drainage systems. The Urban Stormwater Modeling and Simulation. last and shortest chapter (8 pages), "Urban Runoff Stephan J. Nix. 1994. 224 pp. $69.95. Hardbound. Modeling: Where Does It Go from Here?" provides Lewis Publishers/CRC Press. ISBN 0-87371-527-6. some views on the weakness of models, especially the large ones, by using the criteria of D. B. Lee's Urban stormwater is of interest to meteorologists seven "sins." It wisely advises the model developers to because the source of water is from precipitation. learn what the users need and to understand the Storm runoff is controlled by construction of drainage fundamentals of the runoff processes. It also suggests structures or by operation through runoff regulation. improving user-model interaction and improving data The main objective of the former is for design and information management. installation of facilities for flood control, whereas the major objective of the latter is for runoff pollution The organization of the book is logical, and the writing is smooth and easy to follow. The strength of the book is that it reflects the author's considerable From the meteorological viewpoint, it is experience with SWMM. One may say the book is woven together with SWMM. In http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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evaluate the performance of drainage systems. The Urban Stormwater Modeling and Simulation. last and shortest chapter (8 pages), "Urban Runoff Stephan J. Nix. 1994. 224 pp. $69.95. Hardbound. Modeling: Where Does It Go from Here?" provides Lewis Publishers/CRC Press. ISBN 0-87371-527-6. some views on the weakness of models, especially the large ones, by using the criteria of D. B. Lee's Urban stormwater is of interest to meteorologists seven "sins." It wisely advises the model developers to because the source of water is from precipitation. learn what the users need and to understand the Storm runoff is controlled by construction of drainage fundamentals of the runoff processes. It also suggests structures or by operation through runoff regulation. improving user-model interaction and improving data The main objective of the former is for design and information management. installation of facilities for flood control, whereas the major objective of the latter is for runoff pollution The organization of the book is logical, and the writing is smooth and easy to follow. The strength of the book is that it reflects the author's considerable From the meteorological viewpoint, it is experience with SWMM. One may say the book is woven together with SWMM. In

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Published: Apr 1, 1995

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