6. Hydrological Similarity, Distribution Functions and Semi-Distributed Rainfall–Runoff Models

  1. Keith Beven

Published Online: 17 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119951001.ch6

Rainfall-Runoff Modelling: The Primer, Second Edition

Rainfall-Runoff Modelling: The Primer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Beven, K. (2012) Hydrological Similarity, Distribution Functions and Semi-Distributed Rainfall–Runoff Models, in Rainfall-Runoff Modelling: The Primer, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119951001.ch6

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:

  • hydrological similarity, distribution;
  • semi-distributed, rainfall–runoff;
  • functional hydrological responses;
  • Moore, Clarke's PDM model;
  • Grid to Grid (G2G) models;
  • PDM elements into G2G;
  • TOPMODEL, and spatial patterns;
  • TOPMODEL, in rainfall–runoff;
  • TOPMODEL, in Saeternbekken Catchment, Norway;
  • PDM model

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hydrological Similarity and Hydrological Response Units

  • The Probability Distributed Moisture (PDM) and Grid to Grid (G2G) Models

  • TOPMODEL

  • Case Study: Application of TOPMODEL to the Saeternbekken Catchment, Norway

  • TOPKAPI

  • Semi-Distributed Hydrological Response Unit (HRU) Models

  • Some Comments on the HRU Approach

  • Key Points from Chapter 6

  • The Theory Underlying TOPMODEL

  • The Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) Model

  • The SCS Curve Number Model Revisited