Articles | Volume 22, issue 7
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 3789–3806, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-3789-2018

Special issue: Coupled terrestrial-aquatic approaches to watershed-scale...

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 3789–3806, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-3789-2018

Research article 18 Jul 2018

Research article | 18 Jul 2018

Developing a decision support tool for assessing land use change and BMPs in ungauged watersheds based on decision rules provided by SWAT simulation

Junyu Qi et al.

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The paper proposed an approach to develop a decision support tool to evaluate impacts of land use change and best management practices (BMPs) on water quantity and quality for large ungauged watersheds. It was developed based on statistical equations derived from Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) simulations in a small experimental watershed. The decision support tool reproduced annual stream discharge and sediment and nutrient loadings for another watershed fairly well.