Accession Number : AD0624898

Title :   ON THE INDEPENDENCE OF YEARLY WATER INPUTS IN DAMS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : MICHIGAN STATE UNIV EAST LANSING DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Bhat,R. R. ; Gani,J.

Report Date : OCT 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : This paper considers the assumption in Moran's theory that the yearly water inputs into a reservoir are independently distributed. To test this hypothesis, two models are constructed for the annual discharges of 17 Australian rivers. The first, a Markov process with normal residuals, leads to the tentative conclusion that discharges from most of the rivers can only approximately be regarded as serially independent. From the second model, a simple Markov chain, it is shown that for runs of from 58 to 72 years, no reliable conclusion can be drawn. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DAMS, WATER SUPPLIES), (*WATER SUPPLIES, DAMS), HYDROLOGY, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, PROBABILITY, RIVERS, AUSTRALIA

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE