National Water Model

National Water Model is a hydrologic watershed model that forecasts streamflow for over 4,000 stream gauges.

Developer
NOAA
Model Information
For more information about this model, go to water.noaa.gov
Spatial Resolution
The spatial resolution is at the river reach level.
Temporal Resolution
Model generated forescasts ranging from hours to up to 30 days.
Outputs
Model outputs include stream forecasts, surface runoff, soil moisture among other water related parameters.
Intended User
practitioner, decision maker
Model Type
decision making
Inclusion of Climate Change
Model is intended for short term forecasting only.
Geographic Region
USA
Data Requirements
data provided by the user
Source Code Availability
open source
Dimensions
not available
Computational Burden
low
Scenario Modeling
not applicable
Coding Language
GUI
Operating System
not applicable
Mathematical Approach
modular modelling system, deterministic, numerical
Maintenance Plan
supported
Date of Last Known Update
6-Nov-19
User Manual
go to documentation at not applicable