Developers 2006 - Developer Workshop - Potsdam, Germany

The 2006 Model Developer's Workshop took place October 3-6 at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Potsdam, Germany. There were 33 participants from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, UK, and the USA.

Hydrological Sciences Journal Special Issue: Advances in ecohydrological modelling with SWAT

Download the special issue, published in 2008, which was a product of this workshop. This special issues presents the latest SWAT model developments and outlines further research needs.


The 2006 workshop brought together people involved in SWAT model development and aimed to:

  • summarize the state-of-the-art of model development for the following: landscape processes, channel processes, plant growth, nutrients, carbon, bacteria, and the model interface tools;
  • determine the directions for further model development;
  • coordinate further model development steps and decide on how to test model alterations; and
  • conduct a version control training seminar to improve communication and collaboration.
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