Impact model: WaterGAP3



Sector
Water (regional)
Region
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: Stephanie.Eisner@nibio.no, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (Norway)
Martina Flörke: martina.floerke@hydrology.ruhr-uni-bochum.de, 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
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.)
Input data sets used
Observed Atmospheric Climate Data Sets Used: WATCH (WFD)
Methods
Potential Evapotranspiration: Priestley-Taylor
Snow Melt: Degree-day method
Vegetation
Approach Used To Simulate Vegetation Dynamics: Temperature- dependent LAI, fixed rooting depth
Routing
Runoff Routing: Linear reservoir, flow velocity based on Manning-Strickler