Evaluation of High-Resolution Hydrologic Components Based on TOPLATS Land Surface Model

TOPLATS 지표해석모형 기반의 고해상도 수문성분 평가

  • Lee, Byong-Ju (Applied Meteorological Research Lab., National Institute of Meteorological Research) ;
  • Choi, Young-Jean (Applied Meteorological Research Lab., National Institute of Meteorological Research)
  • 이병주 (국립기상연구소 응용기상연구과) ;
  • 최영진 (국립기상연구소 응용기상연구과)
  • Received : 2012.06.18
  • Accepted : 2012.09.02
  • Published : 2012.09.30


High spatio-temporal resolution hydrologic components can give important information to monitor natural disaster. The objective of this study is to create high spatial-temporal resolution gridded hydrologic components using TOPLATS distributed land surface model and evaluate their accuracy. For this, Andong dam basin is selected as study area and TOPLATS model is constructed to create hourly simulated values in every $1{\times}1km^2$ cell size. The observed inflow at Andong dam and soil moisture at Andong AWS site are collected to directly evaluate the simulated one. RMSEs of monthly simulated flow for calibration (2003~2006) and verification (2007~2009) periods show 36.87 mm and 32.41 mm, respectively. The hourly simulated soil moisture in the cell located Andong observation site for 2009 is well fitted with observed one at -50 cm. From this results, the cell based hydrologic components using TOPLATS distributed land surface model show to reasonably represent the real hydrologic condition in the field. Therefore the model driven hydrologic information can be used to analyze local water balance and monitor natural disaster caused by the severe weather.


Supported by : 국립기상연구소


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