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Recent advances in data-based modelling and analysis of hydrological systems.

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Journal publication date1997
JournalWater Science and Technology
Journal number5
Volume36
Number of pages18
Pages99-116
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Hydrological systems present several difficulties for modellers. A data-based approach utilizing objective statistical analysis of output and/or input-output time series behaviour has much to offer, both for understanding of the response dynamics of systems and future hypothesis formulation for improved model structure, as well as good predictive capacity. In this paper, the essential elements and tools of a data-based approach, using an Unobserved Components (UC) model, are presented and illustrated with two examples.