5. A Case Study of Uncertainty: Applying GLUE to EUROSEM

  1. R. P. C. Morgan6 and
  2. M. A. Nearing7
  1. J. N. Quinton1,
  2. T. Krueger2,
  3. J. Freer3,
  4. R. E. Brazier4 and
  5. G. S. Bilotta5

Published Online: 5 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328455.ch5

Handbook of Erosion Modelling

Handbook of Erosion Modelling

How to Cite

Quinton, J. N., Krueger, T., Freer, J., Brazier, R. E. and Bilotta, G. S. (2010) A Case Study of Uncertainty: Applying GLUE to EUROSEM, in Handbook of Erosion Modelling (eds R. P. C. Morgan and M. A. Nearing), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328455.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 6

    National Soil Resources Institute, Cranfield University, UK

  2. 7

    USDA-ARS, Southwest Watershed Research Center, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Lancaster Environment Centre, University of Lancaster, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom

  3. 3

    School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, University Road, Bristol BS8 1SS, United Kingdom

  4. 4

    School of Geography, University of Exeter, Amory Building, Exeter EX4 4RJ, United Kingdom

  5. 5

    School of Environment and Technology, University of Brighton, Cockcroft Building, Brighton BN2 4GJ, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190107

Online ISBN: 9781444328455



  • case study of uncertainty - applying GLUE to EUROSEM;
  • European Soil Erosion Model (EUROSEM);
  • Modelling Within Storm Sediment Dynamics (MWISED) and Soil Productivity Indices and Erosion Sensitivity (SPIES);
  • Generalised Likelihood Uncertainty Estimation (GLUE) methodology;
  • published evaluations - of European Soil Erosion model;
  • European Soil Erosion Model (EUROSEM) structure and operation;
  • EUROSEM, capability in simulating flow and erosion processes - in concentrated flow paths, as rills;
  • Generalised Likelihood Uncertainty Estimation (GLUE) methodology;
  • evaluating EUROSEM against measured data;
  • flow chart of European soil erosion model


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Description of the European Soil Erosion Model (EUROSEM) Structure and Operation

  • Methodology

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References