Open-File Report 2007–1088
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This report describes a monthly water-balance model driven by a graphical user interface, referred to as the Thornthwaite
monthly water-balance program. Computations of monthly water-balance components of the hydrologic cycle are made for a specified location. The program can be used as a research tool, an assessment tool, and a tool for classroom instruction.
The Water-Balance Mode
Evapotranspiration and Soil-Moisture Storage
Running the Water-Balance Program
McCabe, G.J., and Markstrom, S.L., 2007, A monthly water-balance model driven by a graphical user interface: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File report 2007-1088, 6 p.
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