Impact model: WaterGAP3

Water (regional)

Information for the model WaterGAP3 is provided for the simulation rounds shown in the tabs below. Click on the appropriate tab to get the information for the simulation round you are interested in.

Person responsible for model simulations in this simulation round
Stephanie Eisner:, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (Norway)
Martina Flörke:, Chair for Engineering Hydrology and Water Resources Management, Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany)
Output Data
Experiments: historical (Amazon, Rhine, Tagus, Niger, Blue Nile, Ganges, Yellow, Lena, Mississippi)
Climate Drivers: WATCH (WFD)
Date: 2017-02-20
Spatial Aggregation: regular grid
Spatial Resolution: 5 arc min
Additional Spatial Aggregation & Resolution Information: Grid cells (5 arc min.) with elevation subgrid (1 arc min.)
Input data sets used
Observed Atmospheric Climate Data Sets Used: WATCH (WFD)
Potential Evapotranspiration: Priestley-Taylor
Snow Melt: Degree-day method
Approach Used To Simulate Vegetation Dynamics: Temperature- dependent LAI, fixed rooting depth
Runoff Routing: Linear reservoir, flow velocity based on Manning-Strickler