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HESS | Articles | Volume 23, issue 2
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 787-809, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-787-2019
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Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 787-809, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-787-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 13 Feb 2019

Research article | 13 Feb 2019

A simple topography-driven and calibration-free runoff generation module

Hongkai Gao et al.
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Supported by large-sample ecological observations, a novel, simple and topography-driven runoff generation module (HSC-MCT) was created. The HSC-MCT is calibration-free, and therefore it can be used to predict in ungauged basins, and has great potential to be generalized at the global scale. Also, it allows us to reproduce the variation of saturation areas, which has great potential to be used for broader hydrological, ecological, climatological, and biogeochemical studies.
Supported by large-sample ecological observations, a novel, simple and topography-driven runoff...
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