Model and Data Requirements for Simulation of Runoff and Land Surface Processes
Hydrological models are usually applied under stationary climatological conditions and for purposes other than predicting the effects of climate change. Hence, important questions with regard to application of hydrological models within the global environmental change context are: (a) whether such models are applicable for this purpose; (b) which special test schemes are necessary in order to validate hydrological models for this purpose; (c) which special requirements this type of application puts to hydrological models; and (d) what are the data requirements for application of hydrological models in this context.
KeywordsWorld Meteorological Organization Global Circulation Model Runoff Data Runoff Simulation Monthly Discharge
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