Impact model: WaterGAP3



Sector
Water (regional)
Region
regional
Contact Person

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.

Resolution
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.)
Output Data
Experiments: historical (Rhine, Tagus, Niger, Blue Nile, Ganges, Yellow, Lena, Mississippi)
Climate Drivers: WATCH (WFD)
Date: 2017-02-20
Input data sets used
Observed Atmospheric Climate Data Sets Used: WATCH (WFD)
Soil
Soil Layers: One soil layer, 2 soil parameters
Routing
Runoff Routing: Linear reservoir, flow velocity based on Manning-Strickler
Vegetation
How Is Vegetation Represented?: Temperature- dependent LAI, fixed rooting depth
Methods
Potential Evapotranspiration: Priestley-Taylor
Snow Melt: Degree-day method