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Runoff and infiltration characteristics of pavement structures--review of an extensive monitoring program.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18048986     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The stormwater runoff and infiltration performance of permeable pavements has been systematically evaluated within an intensive monitoring program. The primary objective of the investigation was to generate a broad database, which enables the development of an advanced simulation module for urban drainage modelling. Over 160 field and lab scale experiments have been completed and analyzed for surface runoff and infiltration characteristics. The test series include several pavement types under various boundary conditions such as diverse precipitation impacts, varying surface slope and layer construction as well as different stages of surface clogging and several base and subgrade layer characteristics. The results represent a reliable and comprehensive database that allows profound conclusions and substantial recommendations.
M Illgen; K Harting; T G Schmitt; A Welker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0273-1223     ISO Abbreviation:  Water Sci. Technol.     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-11-30     Completed Date:  2008-02-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9879497     Medline TA:  Water Sci Technol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  133-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Urban Water Management, University of Kaiserslautern, Paul-Ehrlich-Strasse 14, Kaiserslautern, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Computer Simulation
Models, Theoretical*
Silicon Dioxide
Water Movements*
Reg. No./Substance:
7631-86-9/Silicon Dioxide

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