Go to the main menu
Skip to content
Go to bottom
REFERENCE LINKING PLATFORM OF KOREA S&T JOURNALS
> Journal Vol & Issue
Journal of Korea Water Resources Association
Journal Basic Information
Journal DOI :
Korea Water Resources Association
Editor in Chief :
Volume & Issues
Volume 49, Issue 10 - Oct 2016
Volume 49, Issue 9 - Sep 2016
Volume 49, Issue 8 - Aug 2016
Volume 49, Issue 7 - Jul 2016
Volume 49, Issue 6 - Jun 2016
Volume 49, Issue 5 - May 2016
Volume 49, Issue 4 - Apr 2016
Volume 49, Issue 3 - Mar 2016
Volume 49, Issue 2 - Feb 2016
Volume 49, Issue 1 - Jan 2016
Selecting the target year
An analysis on geomorphic and hydraulic characteristics of dominant discharge in nam river
Kim, Ki Heung ; Lee, Hyeong-Rae ; Jung, Hea Reyn ;
Journal of Korea Water Resources Association, volume 49, issue 2, 2016, Pages 83~94
DOI : 10.3741/JKWRA.2016.49.2.83
Geomorphological, bed material and hydraulic characteristics are basis informations for the planning, design and management of the river in the aspect of flood control and environmental conservation, and it is very important to use these informations for the design of stable channel. In this study, dominant discharge was selected, geomorphological and hydraulic characteristics were analyzed using that discharge and also the characteristics of bed materials distribution were analyzed and bed materials-flow resistance relationship was evaluated, for the upstream section of Namgang dam. The dominant discharge was estimated a return period of approximately 1.5 year and stream type were classified Segment 1 and Segment 2 in this stream. Also, the frequency of riffle-pool showed 4.4 because this study area has the characteristics of natural channel that have not channel-crossing structures. In dominant discharge, according to the results that analyzed relationship between
to calculate flow resistance by bed materials, Julian`s formula showed to appropriate in channel where is relatively close to natural river and is predominantly consisted of gravel, cobble, boulder and rock in mountain, and it was confirmed that the image processing methodology will be easily applied to the analysis of bed materials distribution in future.
Development and assessment of water management resilience of mid-small scale tributaries
Park, Jung Eun ; Lee, Eul Rae ; Lim, Kwang Suop ;
Journal of Korea Water Resources Association, volume 49, issue 2, 2016, Pages 95~106
DOI : 10.3741/JKWRA.2016.49.2.95
Water Management Resilience Index (WMRI) was developed as a policy measure of adaptability to withstand water stresses and to set up water management strategies mainly in mid-small scale tributaries, and then evaluated on 117 sub-basins in South Korea. The index consists of 3 sub-indices such as vulnerability, robustness and redundancy sub-indices, each including indicators of 3 sectors: water use, flood mitigation, and river environment. Total number of indicators selected for the index was 31. Taking into account the stream order and control capability of river flow discharge, sub-basins were categorized into 3: 1 for mainstreams of lower large dams, 2 and 3 for tributaries, respectively without and with flow discharge regulation. As a result of the evaluation, resilience index scores in Category 2 and 3 are much lower than that of Category 1, especially with very poor score of redundancy. Although there was no significant difference between mainstream and tributaries in vulnerability and robustness sub-indices, results of redundancy sub-index in tributaries were lower than those in mainstream. Thus, it is conceived that the variety of water management schemes should be considered to improve their resilience in the face of future uncertainty. Addressing comprehensive stability of river basin against internal and external impacts, WMRI in this study can also be used for the prioritization of water management plans.
Future PMPs projection according to precipitation variation under RCP 8.5 climate change scenario
Lee, Okjeong ; Park, Myungwoo ; Lee, Jeonghoon ; Kim, Sangdan ;
Journal of Korea Water Resources Association, volume 49, issue 2, 2016, Pages 107~119
DOI : 10.3741/JKWRA.2016.49.2.107
Since future climate scenarios indicate that extreme precipitation events will intensity, probable maximum precipitations (PMPs) without being taken climate change into account are very likely to be underestimated. In this study future PMPs in accordance with the variation of future rainfall are estimated. The hydro-meteorologic method is used to calculate PMPs. The orographic transposition factor is applied in place of the conventional terrain impact factor which has been used in previous PMPs estimation reports. Future DADs are indirectly obtained by using bias-correction and moving-averaged changing factor method based on daily precipitation projection under KMA RCM (HEDGEM3-RA) RCP 8.5 climate change scenario. As a result, future PMPs were found to increase and the spatially-averaged annual PMPs increase rate in 4-hour and
was projected to be 3 mm by 2045. In addition, the increased rate of future PMPs is growing increasingly in the future, but it is thought that the uncertainty of estimating PMPs caused by future precipitation projections is also increased in the distant future.
Flood inundation analysis resulting from two parallel reservoirs` failure
Kim, Byunghyun ; Han, Kun Yeun ;
Journal of Korea Water Resources Association, volume 49, issue 2, 2016, Pages 121~132
DOI : 10.3741/JKWRA.2016.49.2.121
The DAMBRK is applied to Janghyeon and Dongmak reservoirs in Namdaecheon basin, where two reservoirs were failed due to Typhoon Rusa in 2002. Relaxation scheme is added to DAMBRK to consider the tributary cross-section because two reservoirs are in tributary valleys. In addition, this study suggests the method to utilize the reservoir breach formation time of ASDSO (2005) and empirical formulas for peak break outflow from dam to reduce the uncertainty of reservoir breach formulation time. The single break of Janghyeon reservoir and consecutive break of Janghyeon and Dongmak reservoirs with the suggested method are considered. While the breach discharge from reservoirs rushes down, the discharge and water surface elevation along the river are predicted, and the predictions show the attenuation phenomena of reservoir break floodwave. The applicability of the model is validated by comparing the predicted height with field surveyed data, and showing good agreements between predictions and measurements.
Construction and estimation of soil moisture site with FDR and COSMIC-ray (SM-FC) sensors for calibration/validation of satellite-based and COSMIC-ray soil moisture products in Sungkyunkwan university, South Korea
Kim, Hyunglok ; Sunwoo, Wooyeon ; Kim, Seongkyun ; Choi, Minha ;
Journal of Korea Water Resources Association, volume 49, issue 2, 2016, Pages 133~144
DOI : 10.3741/JKWRA.2016.49.2.133
In this study, Frequency Domain Reflectometry (FDR) and COSMIC-ray soil moisture (SM) stations were installed at Sungkyunkwan University in Suwon, South Korea. To provide reliable information about SM, soil property test, time series analysis of measured soil moisture, and comparison of measured SM with satellite-based SM product are conducted. In 2014, six FDR stations were set up for obtaining SM. Each of the stations had four FDR sensors with soil depth from 5 cm to 40 cm at 5~10 cm different intervals. The result showed that study region had heterogeneous soil layer properties such as sand and loamy sand. The measured SM data showed strong coupling with precipitation. Furthermore, they had a high correlation coefficient and a low root mean square deviation (RMSD) as compared to the satellite-based SM products. After verifying the accuracy of the data in 2014, four FDR stations and one COSMIC-ray station were additionally installed to establish the Soil Moisture site with FDR and COSMIC-ray, called SM-FC. COSMIC-ray-based SM had a high correlation coefficient of 0.95 compared with mean SM of FDR stations. From these results, the SM-FC will give a valuable insight for researchers into investigate satellite- and model-based SM validation study in South Korea.
Quantitative characterization of historical drought events in Korea -focusing on outlier analysis of precipitation-
Jang, Ho-Won ; Cho, Hyeong-Won ; Kim, Tae-Woong ; Lee, Joo-Heon ;
Journal of Korea Water Resources Association, volume 49, issue 2, 2016, Pages 145~153
DOI : 10.3741/JKWRA.2016.49.2.145
Using monthly rainfalls, this study investigated outliers of annual and/or seasonal rainfall for quantitative assessment of historical droughts in Korea. Based on the analysis of annual rainfall, Icheon, Geochang, Jeongeup, Suncheon and Jangheung gaging stations were selected to represent the major river basins, because they had most frequent dry years. The overall results indicated that the years of 1988 and 1994 were the worst dry years. Although the 2001 drought was not severe, it resulted in typical agricultural drought damage mainly in Seomjin and Yeongsan river basin due to the lack of agricultural water. On the other hand, the droughts of 1981-1982 and 1994-1995 were long term nation wide droughts that lasted more than two years resulting in extensive drought damages to parts of the country.
Exclusive correlation analysis for algae and environmental factors in weirs of four major rivers in South Korea
Lee, Eun Hyung ; Kim, Yeonhwa ; Kim, Kyunghyun ; Kim, Sanghyun ;
Journal of Korea Water Resources Association, volume 49, issue 2, 2016, Pages 155~164
DOI : 10.3741/JKWRA.2016.49.2.155
Algal blooms not only destroy fish habitats but also diminish biological diversity of ecosystem which results into water quality deterioration of 4 major rivers in South Korea. The relationship between algal bloom and environmental factors had been analyzed through the cross-correlation function between concentration of chlorophyll a and other environmental factors. However, time series of cross-correlations can be affected by the stochastic structure such auto-correlated feature of other controllers. In order to remove external effect in the correlation analysis, the pre-whitening procedure was implemented into the cross correlation analysis. The modeling process is consisted of a series of procedure (e.g., model identification, parameter estimation, and diagnostic checking of selected models). This study provides the exclusive correlation relationship between algae concentration and other environmental factors. The difference between the conventional correlation using raw data and that of pre-whitened series was discussed. The process implemented in this paper is useful not only to identify exclusive environmental variables to model Chl-a concentration but also in further extensive application to configure causality in the environment.
Evaluation of the evaporation estimation approaches based on solar radiation
Rim, Chang-Soo ;
Journal of Korea Water Resources Association, volume 49, issue 2, 2016, Pages 165~175
DOI : 10.3741/JKWRA.2016.49.2.165
In order to examine the applicability, the evaporation estimation approaches based on solar radiation are classified into 3 different model groups (Model groups A, B, and C) in this study. Each group is tested in the 6 study stations (Seoul, Daejeon, Jeonju, Busan, Mokpo, and Jeju). The model parameters of each model group are estimated and verified with measured pan evaporation data. The applicability of verified model groups are compared with results of Penman (1948) combination approach. Nash-Sutcliffe (N-S) efficiency coefficients greater than 0.663 in all study stations indicate satisfactory estimates of evaporation. On the other hand, in the model verification process, N-S efficiency coefficients greater than 0.526 in all study stations indicate also satisfactory estimates of evaporation. However, N-S efficiency coefficients in all study cases except Model groups B and C in Busan are less than those of Penman (1948) combination approach. Therefore, it is concluded in this study that the evaporation estimation approaches based on solar radiation have capability to replace Penman (1948) combination approach for the estimation of evaporation in case that some meteorological data (wind speed, relative humidity) are missing or not measured.