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Luca - Let Us Calibrate
Entry ID: USGS_LUCA
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Summary
Abstract: Luca (Let us calibrate) is a multiple-objective, stepwise, automated procedure for hydrologic model calibration and the associated graphical user interface (GUI). Luca is a wizard-style user-friendly GUI that provides an easy systematic way of building and executing a calibration procedure. The calibration procedure uses the Shuffled Complex Evolution global search algorithm to calibrate any model compiled with the U.S. Geological Survey’s Modular Modeling System. This process assures that intermediate and final states of the model are simulated consistently with measured values.

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Link: GET SERVICE > GET SOFTWARE PACKAGE
Description: Download the Luca software.

Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION > USER'S GUIDE
Description: Access the Luca user manual.
Service Citation
Originators: Lauren E. Hay and Makiko Umemoto
Title: Luca - Let Us Calibrate
Release_Date: 2006
Provider: U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://wwwbrr.cr.usgs.gov/projects/SW_MoWS/LUCA.html
Science Keywords
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >GROUND WATER >AQUIFERS   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >GROUND WATER >GROUND WATER DISCHARGE/FLOW   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >GROUND WATER >DISPERSION   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >GROUND WATER >DRAINAGE   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >AQUIFER RECHARGE   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >DISCHARGE/FLOW   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >DRAINAGE   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >FLOODS   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >HYDROPATTERN   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >HYDROPERIOD   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >INUNDATION   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >LAKES   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >RIVERS/STREAMS   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >RUNOFF   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >STAGE HEIGHT   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >TOTAL SURFACE WATER   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >WATER CHANNELS   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >WATER DEPTH   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >WATER PRESSURE   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >WATER YIELD   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >WATERSHED CHARACTERISTICS   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >WETLANDS   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >SURFACE WATER CHEMISTRY   [Definition]
ISO Topic Category
INLAND WATERS
Access Constraints
None
Use Constraints
Information and software is provided here with the understanding that it is not guaranteed to be correct or complete and conclusions drawn from such information are the sole responsibility of the user.
Service Provider
Branch of Regional Research, Central Region, Geology Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior

Service Provider Personnel
Name: SCOTT MCFARLANE
Email: simcfarl at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Box 25046 Denver Fed. Ctr.
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Distribution_Size: 6.24 MB
Fees: No fees
Personnel
MODELING OF WATERSHED SYSTEMS (MOWS) HELP DESK
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: mowshelp at usgs.gov

TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2011-11-29
SERF Last Revision Date: 2015-01-28
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