Calibration of Erosion Models

V. G. Jetten*, M. P. Maneta

*Corresponding author for this work

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This chapter contains sections titled:
-Calibration at Different Scales
-Sensitivity of Process Models
-Calibration Examples Based on Automatic Parameter Estimation
-Spatial Calibration of Erosion Patterns
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Erosion Modelling
EditorsR.P.C. Morgan, M.A. Nearing
PublisherBlackwell Publishing
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9781444328455
ISBN (Print)9781405190107
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jan 2011


  • Calibration aims, improving predictive quality and fitness-for use of erosion models
  • Calibration and erosion model improvement-focus of model users and model builders
  • Calibration examples, based on automatic parameter estimation
  • Calibration of catchment-scale models
  • Calibration of models, on different spatial and temporal scales-objectives, different for each scale
  • Erosion model calibration
  • Erosion models, compared and tested-in orchestrated way, using datasets for calibration and validation
  • GCTE catchment model comparison test
  • Model acronyms and references
  • Modeling purpose, closely dictating-exactly what one is calibrating


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