Hydrologic Modeling of Wetlands

  • Elias GetahunEmail author
  • Misganaw Demissie
Reference work entry


This chapter provides a brief compilation of reference works on hydrologic modeling of wetlands. Hydrology, which is the study of water circulation and its constituents through a water cycle on or near the land surface, is the primary driving force determining the structure and functions of wetlands. Developing a robust wetland model requires understanding the main hydrologic processes occurring in its drainage area. Succinct discussions of hydrologic model types, simulation models for wetland hydrology, and key modeling considerations are presented here.


Hydrology Wetland water budget Hydrologic modeling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Illinois State Water Survey, Prairie Research InstituteUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignChampaignUSA

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