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Lorne Leonard, Christopher J. Duffy, Essential Terrestrial Variable data workflows for distributed water resources modeling, Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 50, December 2013, Pages 85-96, ISSN 1364-8152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.09.003.

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Questions? Contact  Lorne Leonard lnl3 [ @ ] psu.edu and/or Chris Duffy cxd11 [ @ ] psu.edu

Please help the agencies that supply important datasets to the community:

* Atmospheric Forcing

Mitchell, K.E., Lohmann, D., Houser P.R., Wood, E.F., Schaake, J.C., Robock, A., Cosgrove, B.A., Sheffield, J., Duan, Q., Luo, L., Higgins, R.W., Pinker, R.T., Tarpley, J.D., Lettenmaier, D.P., Marshall, C.H., Entin, J.K., Pan, M., Shi, W., Koren, V., Meng, J., Ramsay, B. H., and Bailey, A.A., 2004. The multi-institution North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS): Utilizing multiple GCIP products and partners in a continental distributed hydrological modeling system, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D07S90, doi:10.1029/2003JD003823 NARR, 2011. North American Regional Reanalysis Homepage. December 5th, 2010 from http://www.emc.ncep.noaa.gov/mmb/rreanl/

NLDAS, 2010. North American Land Data Assimilation System. December 5th, 2010 from http://ldas.gsfc.nasa.gov/nldas/NLDAS2forcing.php

* Digital Terrain

NED, 2010. USGS National Elevation Dataset. Retrieved August 1st, 2010, from http://ned.usgs.gov/Ned/faq.asp

* River/Stream

USGS, 2010. Seamless Data Warehouse. Retrieved August 1st, 2010, from http://seamless.usgs.gov/

USGS, 2013. National Water Information System. Retrieved January 6th, 2013, from hhttp://nwis.waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/gwlevels

* Soil

GSSURGO, 2014 Gridded Soil Survey Geographic Database Retrieved March 1st, 2014, from http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/soils/home/?cid=nrcs142p2_053628

SSURGO, 2010. Soil Survey Geographic Database. Retrieved August 1st, 2010, from http://soils.usda.gov/survey/geography/ssurgo//a>

STATSGO, 2010 State Soil Geographic Database. Retrieved August 1st, 2010, from http://soils.usda.gov/survey/geography/statsgo/

* Groundwater

NHD, 2013. USGS National Hydrography Dataset. Retrieved January 6th, 2013, from http://nhd.usgs.gov/

USGS, 2010. Seamless Data Warehouse. Retrieved August 1st, 2010, from http://seamless.usgs.gov/

USGS, 2013. National Water Information System. Retrieved January 6th, 2013, from http://nwis.waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/gwlevels

* Surface Water Bodies

USGS, 2010. Seamless Data Warehouse. Retrieved August 1st, 2010, from http://seamless.usgs.gov/

USGS, 2013. National Water Information System. Retrieved January 6th, 2013, from http://nwis.waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/gwlevels

NHD, 2013. USGS National Hydrography Dataset. Retrieved January 6th, 2013, from http://nhd.usgs.gov/

* Land Cover

MODIS, 2010. Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, Retrieved December 5th, 2010 from http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/about/

NLCD, 2010. National Land Cover Database, Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics Consortium. Retrieved  August 1st, 2010, from http://www.mrlc.gov/

* Water Use

USGS, 2010. Seamless Data Warehouse. Retrieved August 1st, 2010, from http://seamless.usgs.gov/

USGS, 2013. National Water Information System. Retrieved January 6th, 2013, from http://nwis.waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/gwlevels NHD, 2013.

USGS, 2013.  National Hydrography Dataset. Retrieved January 6th, 2013, from http://nhd.usgs.gov/