Science Inventory

Basins 4.0 Climate Assessment Tool (Cat): Supporting Documentation and User Manual (External Review Draft)

Notice:

EPA is announcing a 30-day public comment period for the external review draft report titled, BASINS 4.0 Climate Assessment Tool (CAT): Supporting Documentation and Users Manual. The document was prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment within EPA’s Office of Research and Development. Notice of the public comment period will be posted in the Federal Register on October 2, 2008.

The deadline for comments is November 3, 2008.

Citation:

U.S. EPA. Basins 4.0 Climate Assessment Tool (Cat): Supporting Documentation and User Manual (External Review Draft). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-08/088A.

Impact/Purpose:

BASINS CAT provides a flexible set of capabilities for modifying historical weather data to create climate change scenarios for assessing the influence of climate variability and change on water quantity and quality using the Hydrologic Simulation Program – FORTRAN (HSPF) watershed model.

Description:

EPA has released of the draft document solely for the purpose of pre-dissemination peer review under applicable Information Quality Guidelines (IQGs). This document has not been formally disseminated by EPA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any Agency policy or determination. EPA will consider any public comments submitted in accordance with this notice when revising the document.

URLs/Downloads:

FR Notice: Oct 2,2008   Exit

BASINS 4.0 Climate Assessment Tool (CAT): Supporting Documentation and Users Manual (External Review Draft)   (PDF,187 pp, 1885 KB,  about PDF)

Office of Water’s BASINS 4.0 Watershed Modeling Website

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (ASSESSMENT DOCUMENT)
Product Published Date: 08/11/2008
Record Last Revised: 09/25/2014
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 198586

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

IMMEDIATE OFFICE