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CAMELS

Updated: Oct 9, 2023

Tags: Historical, Streamflow, Watershed Characteristics


Name of Dataset: Catchment Attributes and Meteorology for Large-Sample-Studies (CAMELS)


Spatial Extent: CONUS


Type: Variety


What is Included?: Gage ID, lat/lon, and a variety of watershed and climate characteristics.


Description: This dataset comprises 671 watersheds in the United States. The data include daily streamflow and meteorological data. The data also include various watershed, climate, and streamflow characteristics that are broken into the following categories: topography, climate, streamflow, land cover, soil, and geology.


Link to the data: https://gdex.ucar.edu/dataset/camels.html


Citation: Addor, N., Newman, A. J., Mizukami, N., & Clark, M. P. (2017). The CAMELS data set: catchment attributes and meteorology for large-sample studies. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 21(10), 5293-5313.


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