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    Author(s): Gail Stockton; D. Michael Roark
    Date: 1999
    Source: In: Finch, Deborah M.; Whitney, Jeffrey C.; Kelly, Jeffrey, F.; Loftin, Samuel R. Rio Grande ecosystems: linking land, water, and people: Toward a sustainable future for the Middle Rio Grande Basin. 1998 June 2-5; Albuquerque, NM. Proc. RMRS-P-7. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 61-67.
    Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    The Upper Rio Grande Water Operations Model (URGWOM) under development through a multi-agency effort has demonstrated capability to represent the physical river/reservoir system, to track and account for Rio Grande flows and imported San Juan flows, and to forecast flows at various points in the system. Testing of the Rio Chama portion of the water operations model was completed in March 1998. Results indicate that RiverWare software can be used to model the entire upper Rio Grande system. Model development is in progress on the mainstem of the Rio Grande.

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    Stockton, Gail; Roark, D. Michael. 1999. Upper Rio Grande water operations model: A tool for enhanced system management. In: Finch, Deborah M.; Whitney, Jeffrey C.; Kelly, Jeffrey, F.; Loftin, Samuel R. Rio Grande ecosystems: linking land, water, and people: Toward a sustainable future for the Middle Rio Grande Basin. 1998 June 2-5; Albuquerque, NM. Proc. RMRS-P-7. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 61-67.

    Keywords

    Rio Grande Basin, conservation, watershed, endangered species, sensitive species, restoration

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