Articles | Volume 21, issue 11
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 5663–5679, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-5663-2017
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 5663–5679, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-5663-2017
Research article
15 Nov 2017
Research article | 15 Nov 2017

Identifying the connective strength between model parameters and performance criteria

Björn Guse et al.

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Performance measures are used to evaluate the representation of hydrological processes in parameters of hydrological models. In this study, we investigated how strongly model parameters and performance measures are connected. It was found that relationships are different for varying flow conditions, indicating that precise parameter identification requires multiple performance measures. The suggested approach contributes to a better handling of parameters in hydrological modelling.