Articles | Volume 20, issue 9
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3799–3830, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-3799-2016
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3799–3830, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-3799-2016

Review article 14 Sep 2016

Review article | 14 Sep 2016

Determinants of modelling choices for 1-D free-surface flow and morphodynamics in hydrology and hydraulics: a review

Bruno Cheviron and Roger Moussa

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This review paper investigates the determinants of modelling choices for numerous applications of 1-D free-surface flow and morphodynamics in hydrology and hydraulics. Each case study has a signature composed of given contexts (spatiotemporal scales, flow typology, and phenomenology) and chosen concepts (refinement and subscales of the flow model). This review proposes a normative procedure possibly enriched by the community for a larger, comprehensive and updated image of modelling strategies.