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Model Validation: Perspectives in Hydrological Science

Edited By: Malcolm Anderson and Paul Bates

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Apr 2001 | #128271 | ISBN: 0471985724
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Offers a unique, multifaceted coverage of model validation in hydrological science today.


List of Contributors. Hydrological Science: Model Credibility and Scientific Integrity (M. Anderson & P. Bates). Kind of Models (A. Morton & M. Suarez). Philosophical Issues in Model Assessment (N. Oreskes & K. Belitz). Calibration, Validation and Equifinality in Hydrological Modelling: A Continuing Discussion ... (K. Beven). Models in the Courtroom (E. Bair). On Simulation, Calibration and Ill--conditioning with Application to Environmental System Modelling (C. Dietrich). Data--Based Mechanistic Modelling and Validation of Rainfall--Flow Processes (P. Young). The Use of Remote Sensing to Validate Hydrological Models (D. Pearson, et al.). Soil Water Relations (H. Booltink). A Hydromechanical Approach to Preferential Flow (P. Germann). Validation of Snow Models (R. Davis, et al.). Groundwater (H. Morel--Seytoux). Validation of Hydraulic Models (P. Bates & M. Anderson). Modelling Water Quality Processes in Riverine Systems (R. Falconer, et al.). Modelling Sediment Entrainment into Suspension, Transport and Deposition in Rivers (M. Garcia).The 'Validation' of Hydrodynamic Models: Some Critical Perspectives (S. Lane & K. Richards). The Validation of Ice--sheet Models (M. Siegert & A. Payne). Discussion of Model Validation in Relation to the Regional and Global Scale (J. Refsgaard). Author Index. Subject Index.

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