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Validation of a numerical modeling method for simulating rainfall-runoff relations for headwater basins in western King and Snohomish Counties, Washington

Water Supply Paper 2495

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Abstract

The validity of a previously determined numerical modeling method was assessed. Numerical models for 11 drainage basins were constructed with the Hydrologic Simulation Program-FORTRAN (HSPF) with parameter values that were generalized for the physiographic region. Large and recurrent simulation errors were initially identified, but three systematic modifications of the models corrected those errors for 10 out of the 11 basins. The validity of the numerical modeling method for simulating rainfall-runoff relations in the study area, as modified during this investigation, was not rejected, but observed streamflow data were needed to apply the method.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Validation of a numerical modeling method for simulating rainfall-runoff relations for headwater basins in western King and Snohomish Counties, Washington
Series title:
Water Supply Paper
Series number:
2495
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2001
Language:
ENGLISH
Description:
162 p.
Number of Pages:
162