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National Hydrologic Model Alaska Domain parameter database, version 1


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Barnhart, T.B., Sexstone, G.A., Hammond, J.C., Driscoll, J.M., Foks, S.S., and LaMotte, A.E., 2020, National Hydrologic Model Alaska Domain parameter database, version 1: U.S. Geological Survey Data Release,


This data release contains input data for hydrologic simulations of the Alaska Domain application of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Precipitation Runoff Modelling System (PRMS) as implemented in the National Hydrologic Model (NHM) infrastructure (Regan and others, 2018). The NHM Alaska Domain parameter database consists of 114 parameter files in ASCII format (CSV), two files needed to run the Alaska Domain PRMS (control.fy19deliverable and fy19_deliv.param), two xml files (dimensions.xml and parameters.xml) containing descriptive information about the parameters, and a table that defines each parameter (AK_paramDB_datadictionary.csv). The Entity and Attribute element of this metadata record describe the data dictionary (AK_paramDB_datadictionary.csv). [...]


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“data dictionary”
29.72 KB
“PRMS control file”
2.41 KB
“PRMS parameter file”
19.05 MB
“parameter database”
7.13 MB


Parameter values were produced to run the USGS PRMS that was used to drive the NHM Alaska Domain.

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DOI doi:10.5066/P97V81I7

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