Runnymeade ParFlow.CLM model input files

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Created: Apr 12, 2018 at 6:09 p.m.
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DOI: 10.4211/hs.194e935cf1354563847a40f1b16a6192
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Six headwater catchments of the Gwynns Falls watershed, located in Baltimore County, Maryland, USA, were simulated using ParFlow.CLM. We utilized a 10-m horizontal gridding, with catchment areas ranging on the order of 0.2 to 2 sq. km. Vertical discretization was variable ranging from 0.1 to 8m with the terrain-following grid feature of ParFlow.CLM activated. Model domains contained 69,120 to 505,440 finite difference cells. The simulation period was 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2015.
Each compressed tar archive (.tar.gz) contains the inputs required to execute the model run. These include: ParFlow binary files (.pfb) for permeability, slope and geologic unit indicator field, CLM text files (.dat and .txt) for input paramaters, 1-D NLDAS2 forcing, vegetation matrix and vegetation parameters, and a ParFlow input tcl file to generate model input database (.tcl). A Bash shell script (.sh) containing model dimensions is also included.

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ParFlow.CLM model input files of six headwater catchments of the Gwynns Falls watershed, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA Michael Barnes  Published Open Access


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National Science Foundation Collaborative Research, WSC-Category 2: Regional Climate Variability and Patterns of Urban Development - Impacts on the Urban Water Cycle and Nutrient Export CBET-1058038


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Name Organization Address Phone Author Identifiers
Claire Welty University of Maryland; Baltimore County US
Andrew J Miller University of Maryland; Baltimore County US

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Barnes, M. (2018). Runnymeade ParFlow.CLM model input files, HydroShare,

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