National Water Model, Part 1: Science and Products

National Water Model, Part 1: Science and Products
  • Explain the benefits (and limitations) of the National Water Model
  • Describe and communicate the key scientific advantages of the NWM
  • Describe how the NWM is run operationally
  • List the four time horizon categories and the practical application for each
  • Describe forcing data and outputs associated with the different time horizon categories
  • Recall NWM official and unofficial products (as of late summer 2017)
  • Describe information in NWM guidance (short and medium range) that was in use at the time of the Hurricane Harvey floods of Aug 2017
  • Interpret NWM products
  • Identify some of the limitations
  • Describe how NWM will fit within the CHPS framework