Articles | Volume 21, issue 9
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 4323–4346, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-4323-2017

Special issue: Observations and modeling of land surface water and energy...

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 4323–4346, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-4323-2017

Research article 01 Sep 2017

Research article | 01 Sep 2017

Toward seamless hydrologic predictions across spatial scales

Luis Samaniego et al.

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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (further review by Editor and Referees) (10 May 2017) by Murugesu Sivapalan
AR by Luis Samaniego on behalf of the Authors (16 Jun 2017)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (22 Jun 2017) by Murugesu Sivapalan
RR by Anonymous Referee #3 (26 Jun 2017)
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (17 Jul 2017)
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (further review by Editor) (25 Jul 2017) by Murugesu Sivapalan
AR by Luis Samaniego on behalf of the Authors (02 Aug 2017)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (04 Aug 2017) by Murugesu Sivapalan
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Short summary
We inspect the state-of-the-art of several land surface (LSMs) and hydrologic models (HMs) and show that most do not have consistent and realistic parameter fields for land surface geophysical properties. We propose to use the multiscale parameter regionalization (MPR) technique to solve, at least partly, the scaling problem in LSMs/HMs. A general model protocol is presented to describe how MPR can be applied to a specific model.