Articles | Volume 8, issue 3
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-8-791-2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-8-791-2015
Model experiment description paper
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25 Mar 2015
Model experiment description paper |  | 25 Mar 2015

Optimization of model parameters and experimental designs with the Optimal Experimental Design Toolbox (v1.0) exemplified by sedimentation in salt marshes

J. Reimer, M. Schuerch, and T. Slawig

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Model parameters are usually optimized based on measurements. These measurements are often time-consuming or costly. The conditions under which theses measurements are carried out, also called experimental designs, can be optimized so that with minimum effort and cost a maximum accuracy can be achieved. For this, we present different approaches together with their implementation in an MATLAB toolbox. We demonstrate their application to different models for sedimentation in salt marshes.