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Title: Comparison of physically based catchment models for estimating Phosphorus losses
Authors: Nasr, Ahmed Elssidig
Bruen, Michael
Keywords: Physically-based distributed approach
HSPF model
SWAT model
Water--Phosphorus content
Hydrologic models
Issue Date: 2-Jul-2012
Publisher: IWA publishing
Abstract: As part of a large EPA-funded research project, coordinated by TEAGASC, the Centre for Water Resources Research at UCD reviewed the available distributed physically based catchment models with a potential for use in estimating phosphorous losses for use in implementing the Water Framework Directive. Three models, representative of different levels of approach and complexity, were chosen and were implemented for a number of Irish catchments. This paper reports on (i) the lessons and experience gained in implementing these models, (ii) compares the performances of the individual models and (iii) assesses their sensitivities to the main parameters and to spatial scales.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2270
Other Identifiers: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2270
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