Impact model: ECOMAG

Water (regional)
Contact Person
  • Alexander Gelfan (, Water Problems Institute of RAS, Russia (Russia)

Information for the model ECOMAG 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.

Basic information
Model Version: The model version depends on the regional application
Output Data
Experiments: historical (Mackenzie, Lena)
Climate Drivers: WATCH (WFD)
Date: 2016-02-20
Spatial Aggregation: subbasins
Spatial Resolution: mean area of subbasins 915 km2
Additional Spatial Aggregation & Resolution Information: soil and land-use classes within subbasins
Temporal Resolution Of Input Data: Climate Variables: daily
Temporal Resolution Of Input Data: Co2: -
Temporal Resolution Of Input Data: Land Use/Land Cover: time-constant
Temporal Resolution Of Input Data: Soil: constant
Input data sets used
Observed Atmospheric Climate Data Sets Used: WATCH (WFD)
Climate Variables: tas, rhs, pr
Additional Input Data Sets: GRanD for lakes and reservoirs
Exceptions to Protocol
Exceptions: -
Was A Spin-Up Performed?: No
Natural Vegetation
Natural Vegetation Partition: Static Landuse (GLCC)
Management & Adaptation Measures
Management: no
Extreme Events & Disturbances
Key Challenges: model describes in detail the hydrological processes in the cold season, which accounts for extreme events in the basins at high latitudes
Runoff Routing: Kinematic wave equations
Modelled catchments
Modelled catchments: Lena, Mackenzie