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Tool for rapid configuration of a river model using imagery-based information

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NRL

System and method for extraction and processing of river bank coordinates from imagery, generation of an unstructured mesh of the river using river bank positions and available or synthetic bathymetry, application of upstream and downstream boundary forcing data, contingencies for handling missing data, and configuration of multiple realizations of the developed river model.

Inventors: 
Blain, Cheryl A.; Linzell, Robert S.; Weidemann, Alan; Lyon, Paul E.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
IT and Software
FIle Date: 
2010-10-26
Grant Date: 
2014-03-18
Grant time: 
1,239 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
22
Claim count percentile rank: 
6
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY