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Watershed simulation and forecasting system (WSFS)

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has developed a comprehensive watershed model WSFS-VEMALA for the whole Finland. The WSFS-VEMALA is used for simulating and forecasting hydrological variables, for example the water levels and discharges for lakes and rivers, ground water levels, snow water equivalent. It also provides nutrient load simulation from Finnish land areas to the Baltic Sea. The WSFS system gives automatic flood warnings for lakes and rivers, and warnings about snow load risk at large roof structures.


Introduction of the Watershed simulation and forecasting system (WSFS)

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Chief Hydrologist Bertel Vehviläinen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE,

Published 2016-08-30 at 11:20, updated 2016-08-31 at 9:12