HSPF

Hydrological Simulation Program - FORTRAN

The Hydrological Simulation Program - FORTRAN (HSPF) is a watershed simulation model for land and soil contaminant rainfall-runoff processes, including pollutant loading and transport of conventional and toxic organic pollutants. HSPF links with AQUATOX and PEST.

Developer
EPA
Model Information
For more information about this model, go to www.epa.gov
Spatial Resolution
The model is GIS compatible through Basins model.
Temporal Resolution
Time step is typically hourly, but can be minutes. Simulations can be run for years.
Outputs
Outputs specifics include flow characteristics.
Intended User
practitioner
Model Type
watershed
Inclusion of Climate Change
If climate change conditions can be captured is unknown.
Geographic Region
generalized
Data Requirements
data provided by the user
Source Code Availability
open source
Dimensions
3d
Computational Burden
medium
Scenario Modeling
batch mode likely
Coding Language
FORTRAN
Operating System
not applicable
Mathematical Approach
numerical
Maintenance Plan
not supported
Date of Last Known Update
1-Apr-14
User Manual
go to documentation at water.usgs.gov