Impact model: HBV-CMA

HBV-CMA is one of the 15 regional hydrology models following the ISIMIP2a protocol which form the base of simulations for the ISIMIP2a regional water sector outputs; for a full technical description of the ISIMIP2a Simulation Data from Water (regional) Sector, see this DOI link:

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Basic information
Model Version: HBV-D
Reference Paper: Main Reference: Wen SS, Su BD, Wang YJ, Zhai JQ, Sun HM, Chen ZY, Huang JL, Wang AQ, Jiang T et al. Comprehensive evaluation of hydrological models for climate change impact assessment in the Upper Yangtze River Basin, China. Climatic Change,163,1207-1226,2020
Spatial Aggregation: subbasins
Temporal Resolution Of Input Data: Climate Variables: daily
Temporal Resolution Of Input Data: Land Use/Land Cover: constant
Temporal Resolution Of Input Data: Soil: constant
Input data sets used
Simulated Atmospheric Climate Data Sets Used: IPSL-CM5A-LR, HadGEM2-ES, GFDL-ESM2M, MIROC5
Observed Atmospheric Climate Data Sets Used: EWEMBI
Climate Variables: tasmax, tas, tasmin, pr
Soil Layers: One soil layer
Runoff Routing: A simple time lag method
Was The Model Calibrated?: True
Is Co2 Fertilisation Accounted For?: True
How Is Vegetation Represented?: Fixed monthly plant characteristics
Potential Evapotranspiration: Blaney-Criddle
Snow Melt: Degree-day method
Modelled catchments
Modelled catchments: Upper Yangtze