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Hydrology and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1225-1249, 2017
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Research article
01 Mar 2017
Picturing and modeling catchments by representative hillslopes
Ralf Loritz et al.
Interactive discussionStatus: closed
AC: Author comment | RC: Referee comment | SC: Short comment | EC: Editor comment
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SC1: 'A picture-perfect hillslope model?', John Ding, 29 Jun 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
AC1: 'Reply to Short Comment by Dr. Ding', Ralf Loritz, 04 Jul 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
RC1: 'Referee Comment', Anonymous Referee #1, 19 Jul 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
AC2: 'Please see the sublement', Ralf Loritz, 17 Aug 2016 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
RC2: 'Manuscript HESS-2016-307: Picturing and modelling catchments by representative hillslopes by Loritz et al.', Anonymous Referee #2, 17 Aug 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
AC3: 'Reply to Reviewer #2', Ralf Loritz, 02 Sep 2016 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
Peer review completion
AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Reconsider after major revisions (02 Sep 2016) by Thom Bogaard  
AR by Anna Wenzel on behalf of the Authors (14 Nov 2016)  Author's response
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (14 Nov 2016) by Thom Bogaard
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (21 Dec 2016)  
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (25 Jan 2017)  
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (further review by Editor) (26 Jan 2017) by Thom Bogaard  
AR by Ralf Loritz on behalf of the Authors (05 Feb 2017)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (10 Feb 2017) by Thom Bogaard  
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Short summary
In this study we examine whether we can step beyond the qualitative character of perceptual models by using them as a blueprint for setting up representative hillslope models. Thereby we test the hypothesis of whether a single hillslope can represent the functioning of an entire lower mesoscale catchment in a spatially aggregated way.
In this study we examine whether we can step beyond the qualitative character of perceptual...