Application of the RMA2/RMA4 Models to Simulate Pollution Transport in a Retention Reservoir

  • Monika Gałek
  • Paweł S. Hachaj
Part of the GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences book series (GEPS)


In this chapter the authors present an application of the computational two-dimensional depth-averaged models RMA2 and RMA4 to simulate water flow and pollution propagation in the Dobczyce retention reservoir. The bases of the models, the methodology used and the obtained results are all presented along with the justification of the proposed solution. Several simulated events are shown as examples. Possible future application of the presented research to solve cases of economical and administrative interest is outlined.


Eddy Viscosity Diffusivity Parameter Bottom Shear Stress Bottom Roughness Inflow Discharge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Water Engineering and Water ManagementCracow University of TechnologyKrakówPoland

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