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Table 3

Parameters used in the sensitivity analysis

ParameterMeaning of parameterInitial rangeClassification
v_SMFMN Minimum melt rate for snow during the year (occurs on winter solstice) 0–20 Snow melt 
v_SMFMX Maximum melt rate for snow during the year (occurs on summer solstice) 0–20 Snow melt 
v_SMTMP Base temperature of snow melt –20–20 Snow melt 
v_TIMP Snow pack temperature lag factor 0–1 Snowfall 
v_SFTMP Snowfall temperature –20–20 Snowfall 
r_CN2 SCS runoff curve number for moisture condition II –0.1–0.1 Surface runoff 
v_SURLAG Surface runoff lag time 0.05–24 Surface runoff 
v_ALPHA_BF Baseflow alpha factor (days) 0–1 Groundwater 
v_REVAPMN Threshold depth of water in the shallow aquifer for ‘revap’ to occur (mm) 0–500 Groundwater 
v_GW_DELAY Groundwater delay (days) 0–500 Groundwater 
v_GW_REVAP Groundwater ‘revap’ coefficient 0.02–0.2 Groundwater 
v_RCHRG_DP Deep aquifer percolation fraction 0–1 Groundwater 
v_GWQMN Threshold depth of water in the shallow aquifer required for return flow to occur (mm) 0–1,000 Groundwater 
v_EPCO Plant uptake compensation factor 0–1 Evapotranspiration 
v_ESCO Soil evaporation compensation factor 0–1 Evapotranspiration 
v_SLOPE Average slope 0–90 Landform 
v_SLSUBBSN Average slope length 10–150 Landform 
v_TLAPS Temperature lapse rate –10–10 Temperature 
v_ALPHA_BNK Baseflow alpha factor for bank storage 0–1 Channel 
v_CH_K2 Effective hydraulic conductivity in main channel alluvium 0.01–500 Channel 
v_CH_N2 Manning's ‘n’ value for the main channel 0.01–0.3 Channel 
v_SOL_AWC Available water capacity of the soil layer 0–1 Soil 
v_SOL_K Saturated hydraulic conductivity 0–500 Soil 
v_CANMX Maximum canopy storage 0–50 Vegetation 
v_BLAI Max leaf area index 0.5–10 Vegetation 
ParameterMeaning of parameterInitial rangeClassification
v_SMFMN Minimum melt rate for snow during the year (occurs on winter solstice) 0–20 Snow melt 
v_SMFMX Maximum melt rate for snow during the year (occurs on summer solstice) 0–20 Snow melt 
v_SMTMP Base temperature of snow melt –20–20 Snow melt 
v_TIMP Snow pack temperature lag factor 0–1 Snowfall 
v_SFTMP Snowfall temperature –20–20 Snowfall 
r_CN2 SCS runoff curve number for moisture condition II –0.1–0.1 Surface runoff 
v_SURLAG Surface runoff lag time 0.05–24 Surface runoff 
v_ALPHA_BF Baseflow alpha factor (days) 0–1 Groundwater 
v_REVAPMN Threshold depth of water in the shallow aquifer for ‘revap’ to occur (mm) 0–500 Groundwater 
v_GW_DELAY Groundwater delay (days) 0–500 Groundwater 
v_GW_REVAP Groundwater ‘revap’ coefficient 0.02–0.2 Groundwater 
v_RCHRG_DP Deep aquifer percolation fraction 0–1 Groundwater 
v_GWQMN Threshold depth of water in the shallow aquifer required for return flow to occur (mm) 0–1,000 Groundwater 
v_EPCO Plant uptake compensation factor 0–1 Evapotranspiration 
v_ESCO Soil evaporation compensation factor 0–1 Evapotranspiration 
v_SLOPE Average slope 0–90 Landform 
v_SLSUBBSN Average slope length 10–150 Landform 
v_TLAPS Temperature lapse rate –10–10 Temperature 
v_ALPHA_BNK Baseflow alpha factor for bank storage 0–1 Channel 
v_CH_K2 Effective hydraulic conductivity in main channel alluvium 0.01–500 Channel 
v_CH_N2 Manning's ‘n’ value for the main channel 0.01–0.3 Channel 
v_SOL_AWC Available water capacity of the soil layer 0–1 Soil 
v_SOL_K Saturated hydraulic conductivity 0–500 Soil 
v_CANMX Maximum canopy storage 0–50 Vegetation 
v_BLAI Max leaf area index 0.5–10 Vegetation 
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