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Streamflow benchmark locations for hydrologic model evaluation within the conterminous United States (cobalt gages)

April 1, 2022

A list of stream gages within the conterminous United States that will serve as the initial list of sites (version 1.0) used for streamflow benchmarking of hydrologic models. Sites within this list were chosen based on their presence in the GAGES-II dataset, their availability of modeled streamflow data from the most recent version of the National Hydrologic Model application of Precipitation-Runoff Modeling System v1.0, and their availability of modeled streamflow data from the most recent version of the NOAA National Water Model application of WRF-hydro version 2.1 retrospective dataset.