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National Hydrologic Model Parameter Database: 2017-05-08 Download


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Driscoll, Jessica M., Markstrom, Steven L., Regan, R. Steven, Hay, Lauren E., and Viger, Roland J., 2017, National Hydrologic Model Parameter Database: 2017-05-08 Download: U.S. Geological Survey,


Parameter values for the Precipitation Runoff Modeling System (PRMS) using the National Hydrologic Modeling (NHM) infrastructure. The contents of the attached zip folder are a direct download from the USGS bitbucket repository titled National Hydrologic Model Parameter Database (NhmParamDb) ( The NhmParamDb is stored using a Git version control system, which tracks modifications to the master dataset through 'commits'. Each commit has a unique code to allow for retroactive identification of any given component of the repository. The specific attributes of the download contained in this release are: Date: May 8, 2017 Commit: 6ccc41d5688 Filename:

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To provide static parameter values for the NHM (or a subset of the NHM) with PRMS.


This database, identified as National Hydrologic Model Parameter Database: 2017-05-08 Download, has been approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Although this database has been subjected to rigorous review and is substantially complete, the USGS reserves the right to revise the data pursuant to further analysis and review. Furthermore, the database is released on condition that neither the USGS nor the U.S. Government shall be held liable for any damages resulting from its authorized or unauthorized use.
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DOI 10.5066/F7NS0SCW

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