12. Beyond the Primer: Hypotheses, Measurements and Models of Everywhere

  1. Keith Beven

Published Online: 17 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119951001.ch12

Rainfall-Runoff Modelling: The Primer, Second Edition

Rainfall-Runoff Modelling: The Primer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Beven, K. (2012) Beyond the Primer: Hypotheses, Measurements and Models of Everywhere, in Rainfall-Runoff Modelling: The Primer, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119951001.ch12

Author Information

  1. Lancaster University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714591

Online ISBN: 9781119951001

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Keywords:

  • measurements and models;
  • model choice, in rainfall–runoff;
  • catchment mapping;
  • model evaluation, hypothesis testing;
  • uncertainties, and GLUE;
  • prior information in conditioning;
  • testing models, as hypotheses;
  • Type I, Type II errors;
  • epistemic error recognition;
  • equifinality of models, rainfall–runoff

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Model Choice in Rainfall–Runoff Modelling as Hypothesis Testing

  • The Value of Prior Information

  • Models as Hypotheses

  • Models of Everywhere

  • Guidelines for Good Practice

  • Models of Everywhere and Stakeholder Involvement

  • Models of Everywhere and Information

  • Some Final Questions