Articles | Volume 373
Proc. IAHS, 373, 87–94, 2016
Proc. IAHS, 373, 87–94, 2016
12 May 2016
12 May 2016

Spatial variability of the parameters of a semi-distributed hydrological model

Alban de Lavenne et al.

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Developing modelling tools that help to understand the spatial distribution of water resources is a key issue for better management. Ideally, hydrological models which discretise catchment space into sub-catchments should offer better streamflow simulations than lumped models, along with spatially-relevant water resources management solutions. However we demonstrate that those model raise other issues related to the calibration strategy and to the identifiability of the parameters.