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Old December 8th, 2013, 05:15 PM
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Default Re: National Institute of Hydrology

National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), Roorkee is a Government of India Society under Ministry of Water Resources. It was established as a research Institute in December 1978

Water Resources
Computer Centre
Hydrometeorological Observatory

Here is the image of Organization Structure of National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), Roorkee

Research Areas

Dam Break Flood Studies:
Dam break analysis of Machhu dam-II failure
Dam break study of Pulinchintala dam
Application of dam break programme using data of Gandhi Sagar
Dam break study of Mitti dam

Reservoir Operation:
Conservation torage regulation of reservoir
Regulation of spillway gates
Reservoir operation policy
Flood control regulation l development of flood forecasting system

Snow and Glacier Studies:
Snow and glacier contribution in the Chenab river
Snow and glacier contribution in the Ganga
Melt rate studies on Himalayan glaciers
Melt water storage of a typical glacier

Software Development:
Unit hydrograph techniques for flood estimation
Flood estimation for large catchments
Reservoir analysis
Estimation of seepage from canal
Frequency analysis
Expert system for computing vadose zone parameters

Instrument Development:
Microprocessor based rainfall sensor using tipping bucket
Microprocessor based weighing type rainfall sensor
Suspended sediment sensor
Data logger for hydrological measurement
Automatic snow gauge
Data logger for soil moisture measurement
Depth water sampler
Optical recorder type water lavel sensor
Microprocesser based automatic infiltrometer

Hydrologic Design
Water Quality
Remote Sensing and GIS Applications
Lake Studies
Drought Studies
Groundwater Assessment
Assessment of Irrigation Return Flow

National Institute of Hydrology
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee,
Uttarakhand 247667 ‎


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