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Comparison and selection of existing hydrological models for the simulation of the dynamic water balance processes in basins of different sizes and on different scales

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Author
Nemec, J.
Date of publication
1993
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Table of contents
  Preface

1.

Introduction

2.

Validity of the conclusions of the study

3.

Classification and inventory of models

3.1 Models and procedures
3.2 Classification according to model application and purpose
3.3 Classification in terms of the type of the system
3.4 Classification in terms of hydrological processses or related variables
3.5 Classification in terms of causality
3.5.1 Deterministic models
3.5.2 Stochastic models
3.6 Relationship of deterministic and stochastic models

4.

Time and space discretization in hydrological modelling

4.1 Time discretization
4.2 Space discretization
4.3 Distributed models
4.4 Lumped models
4.5 Semi-distributed models
4.6 Sub-areas of semi-distributed models
4.7 Dimensions of surface water models
4.8 Criteria for selection of space discretization
4.9 Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

5.

Estimation of grid values from spatially distributed data

5.1 Gridding of climatic variables and parameters
5.2 Gridding of hydrological variables and parameters
5.3 Global Runoff Data Center
5.4 Physically based models

6.

Processes and sub-processes included in models

6.1 Vertical and horizontal structure of the processes and two level modelling
6.2 Two level modelling
6.3 Flow modelling
6.4 Evapotranspiration
6.5 Composition of processes in a model
6.6 Typical composition in conceptual models
6.7 Physically based models lead to distributed parameters
6.8 Rationale for semi-distributed models
6.9 Examples of semi-distributed models
6.10 Problems of scales
6.11 Use of remote-sensed data

7.

Selection of the type of model

7.1 Meso-scale model
7.2 Availability of models corresponding to the selected type
7.3 Description of the WMO inventory of models

8.

Recommendation concerning application of identified models

9.

Development of a macroscale physically based model

10.

Acknowledgements

11.

Summary - Résumé - Zusammenfassung - Samenvatting

12.

References

 

Appendix 1: Models available as HOMS - components

 

Appendix 2.1HYDROTEL Model

 

Appendix 2.2: EGMO System

 

Appendix 2.3: WATBAL System

 

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