Articles | Volume 21, issue 9
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 4825–4839, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-4825-2017
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 4825–4839, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-4825-2017

Research article 28 Sep 2017

Research article | 28 Sep 2017

A hydrological prediction system based on the SVS land-surface scheme: efficient calibration of GEM-Hydro for streamflow simulation over the Lake Ontario basin

Étienne Gaborit et al.

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The work presents an original methodology for optimizing streamflow simulations with the distributed hydrological model GEM-Hydro. While minimizing the computational time required for automatic calibration, the approach allows us to end up with a spatially coherent and transferable parameter set. The GEM-Hydro model is useful because it allows simulation of all physical components of the hydrological cycle in every part of a domain. It proves to be competitive with other distributed models.