Articles | Volume 11, issue 8
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 3481–3496, 2018
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 3481–3496, 2018

Development and technical paper 30 Aug 2018

Development and technical paper | 30 Aug 2018

The Variable Infiltration Capacity model version 5 (VIC-5): infrastructure improvements for new applications and reproducibility

Joseph J. Hamman et al.

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Variable Infiltration Capacity (VIC) is a widely used hydrologic model. This paper documents the development of VIC version 5, which includes a reconfiguration of the model source code to support a wider range of modeling applications. It also represents a significant step forward for the VIC user community in terms of support for a range of modeling applications, reproducibility, and scientific robustness.