Engineers Model the California Reservoir Network

Graduate student Armeen Taeb

Graduate student Armeen Taeb

Professor Venkat Chandrasekaran and graduate student Armeen Taeb have developed an empirical statewide model of the California reservoir network. This work offers reservoir managers insight on how to plan and respond to drought conditions. "The bread and butter of hydrology is using physical laws to describe water phenomena. But the behavior of these reservoirs is not solely determined by physical laws of the water cycle, but also by demands and what these reservoirs are being used for," Taeb explains. [Caltech story]

Professor Venkat Chandrasekaran

Professor Venkat Chandrasekaran

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