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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.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2022
Title Streamflow benchmark locations for hydrologic model evaluation within the conterminous United States (cobalt gages)
DOI 10.5066/P972P42Z
Authors Sydney S Foks, Erin Towler, Timothy O Hodson, Andrew R Bock, Jesse E Dickinson, Aubrey L Dugger, Krista A Dunne, Hedeff I Essaid, Katherine J Miles, Thomas M Over, Colin A Penn, Amy M Russell, Samuel W Saxe, Caelan E Simeone
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Integrated Modeling & Prediction Division