Validation Approaches for Field-, Basin-, and Regional-Scale Water Quality Models

  1. Dennis L. Corwin,
  2. Keith Loague and
  3. Timothy R. Ellsworth
  1. David J. Mulla1 and
  2. Thomas M. Addiscott2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM108p0063

Assessment of Non-Point Source Pollution in the Vadose Zone

Assessment of Non-Point Source Pollution in the Vadose Zone

How to Cite

Mulla, D. J. and Addiscott, T. M. (1999) Validation Approaches for Field-, Basin-, and Regional-Scale Water Quality Models, in Assessment of Non-Point Source Pollution in the Vadose Zone (eds D. L. Corwin, K. Loague and T. R. Ellsworth), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM108p0063

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Soil, Water, & Climate, University of Minnesota, St. Paul

  2. 2

    AFRC Institute of Arable Crops Research, Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpendon, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900919

Online ISBN: 9781118664698

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Keywords:

  • Groundwater—Pollution—Computer Simulation;
  • Nonpoint source pollution—Computer Simulation;
  • Zone of aeration—Computer Simulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Scales of Data

  • Modeling Protocols

  • Model Calibration

  • Validation

  • Sources of Error

  • Scale Issues

  • Scale Transitions

  • Feasibility of Validating Regional Models