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Nikkhoo Amiri S, Khoshravesh M, Norooz Valashedi R. Investigation the Effect of Climate Change on the Flow Discharge of Shahid Rajaei Dam with SAWT Hydrology Model. JWSS. 2019; 23 (4) :211-226
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1. Water Engineering Department, Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, Sari, Iran. , rezanorooz@yahoo.com
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Today, the rising surface temperature of the planet and its effects on the water cycle have attracted the attention of many researchers. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of climate change on the Tajan (the upstream of Shahid Rajaei dam) catchment area. In order to study the output of CanESM2 model, the SDSM method was used to estimate the magnitude of the data. Flow discharge changes in Shahid Rajaei Dam were simulated using the weather data of Kiasar synoptic station and the temperature and precipitation changes were simulated using the climate scenarios of RCP2.6 and RCP8.5 for the 2016-2066 period. Also, the effect of different scenarios on the outflow of the Soleiman Tangeh hydrometric station was evaluated by SWAT hydrologic model. The results showed that the annual precipitation would be decreased by 58% and the air temperature would be increased by 14% under RCP2.6 scenario. Also, in the RCP8.5 scenario, precipitation would be decreased by 59.5% and the temperature would be increased by 21%. Peak discharge for RCP2.6 and RCP8.5 scenarios would be increased by 4% and 5.7%, respectively, and the average annual discharge might be decreased by 16% and 16.5% in the future period (2016-2066). Therefore, it can be planned by the investigation of conditions for cropping patterns in the downstream to consider the environmental impacts for future periods.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Ggeneral
Received: 2018/05/15 | Accepted: 2018/10/23 | Published: 2019/12/31

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