Articles | Volume 19, issue 5
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2295–2314, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-2295-2015
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2295–2314, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-2295-2015

Research article 13 May 2015

Research article | 13 May 2015

Reducing structural uncertainty in conceptual hydrological modelling in the semi-arid Andes

P. Hublart et al.

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This study aimed at reducing structural uncertainty in the conceptual modelling of a semi-arid Andean catchment. A multiple-hypothesis framework was combined with a multi-criteria assessment scheme to characterize both model non-uniqueness and model inadequacy. This led to retaining eight model structures as a representation of the minimum structural uncertainty that could be obtained with this modelling framework.