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An Investigation of the Effects of Model Structure on Model Performance to Reduce Discharge Simulation Uncertainty in Two Catchments : Volume 18, Issue 18 (20/06/2008)

By Zhang, X.

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Title: An Investigation of the Effects of Model Structure on Model Performance to Reduce Discharge Simulation Uncertainty in Two Catchments : Volume 18, Issue 18 (20/06/2008)  
Author: Zhang, X.
Volume: Vol. 18, Issue 18
Language: English
Subject: Science, Advances, Geosciences
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection, Copernicus GmbH
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Publisher: Copernicus Gmbh, Göttingen, Germany
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Fohrer, N., Hörmann, G., & Zhang, X. (2008). An Investigation of the Effects of Model Structure on Model Performance to Reduce Discharge Simulation Uncertainty in Two Catchments : Volume 18, Issue 18 (20/06/2008). Retrieved from

Description: Fachabteilung Hydrologie und Wasserwirtschaft, Ökologie-Zentrum, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany. This paper investigates the variations of model performance caused by different model structures in both flow processes and model complexity level. Two case studies indicate that model efficiency is strongly dependent on model structure. The resulting substantial variation in both the model efficiency and the hydrographs from different model structures is used to estimate the structural uncertainty. The results help to select the most appropriate model adapted to local situations, which reveal great conformity with the actual hydrological patterns in both study basins.

An investigation of the effects of model structure on model performance to reduce discharge simulation uncertainty in two catchments

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