Articles | Volume 11, issue 6
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 2429–2453, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-2429-2018
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 2429–2453, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-2429-2018

Model description paper 20 Jun 2018

Model description paper | 20 Jun 2018

PCR-GLOBWB 2: a 5 arcmin global hydrological and water resources model

Edwin H. Sutanudjaja et al.

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ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (29 May 2018) by Bethanna Jackson
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Short summary
PCR-GLOBWB 2 is an integrated hydrology and water resource model that fully integrates water use simulation and consolidates all features that have been developed since PCR-GLOBWB 1 was introduced. PCR-GLOBWB 2 can have a global coverage at 5 arcmin resolution and supersedes PCR-GLOBWB 1, which has a resolution of 30 arcmin only. Comparing the 5 arcmin with 30 arcmin simulations using discharge data, we clearly find improvement in the model performance of the higher-resolution model.