American Society of Civil Engineers

Methods and Guidelines for Effective Model Calibration

by Mary C. Hill, (U.S. Geological Survey, 3215 Marine St., Boulder, Colorado 80303)
Section: Calibrating Groundwater Models, pp. 1-10, (doi:

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Document type: Conference Proceeding Paper
Part of: Building Partnerships
Abstract: This paper briefly describes nonlinear regression methods, a set of 14 guidelines for model calibration, how they are implemented in and supported by two public domain computer programs, and a demonstration and a test of the methods and guidelines.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Computer applications
Nonlinear systems
Regression analysis
Water resources