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Software and Models, Methods for Estimating Groundwater
Recharge In Humid Regions
Sorted by Program
Method 
Category 
Program 
Author 
Date 
Title 
Base Flow 
Streamflow 
BFI 
Wahl, K.L. and Wahl, T.L. 
1988 
A computer program for determining an index to base flow 
New Jersey 
Water Budget 
DGS992 
Charles, E.G. 
1993 
A method for evaluating groundwater recharge areas in New Jersey 
Regression 
Regionalization 
GLSNet 
Tasker, G.D., and Stedinger, J.R., 1989, An operational GLS model for hydrologic regression: Journal of Hydrology, v. 111, p. 361375. 
1989 
Tasker, G.D., and Stedinger, J.R., 1989, An operational GLS model for hydrologic regression: Journal of Hydrology, v. 111, p. 361375. 
HELP3 
Water Budget 
HELP 
Schroeder, P.R., Aziz, N.M., Lloyd, C.M., and Zappi, P.A. 
1994 
The hydrologic evaluation of landfill performance (HELP) model, user’s guide for version 3 
Watershed Models 
Streamflow 
HSPF 
Bicknell, B.R., Imhoff, J.C., Kittle, J.L., Jr., Donigian, A.S., Jr., and Johanson, R.C. 
1997 
Hydrological Simulation ProgramFortran, User's manual for version 11 
GW Models 
Groundwater

MODFE 
Torak, L.J. 
1993 
A MODular FiniteElement model (MODFE) for areal and axisymmetric groundwaterflow problems 
GW Models 
Groundwater

MODFLOW 
Harbaugh, A.W. 
2005 
A modular threedimensional finitedifference groundwater flow model 
Base Flow 
Streamflow 
PART 
Rutledge, A.T. 
1993 
Computer programs for describing the recession of groundwater discharge and for estimating mean groundwater recharge and discharge from streamflow records 
Base Flow 
Streamflow 
HYSEP 
Sloto, R.A., and Crouse, M.Y. 
1996 
HYSEP: a computer program for streamflow hydrograph separation and analysis 
Watershed Models 
Streamflow 
PRMS 
Leavesley, G.H., Lichty, R.W., Troutman, B.M., and Saindon, L.G., 1983, PrecipitationRunoff Modeling System: User's Manual: U.S. Geological Survey WaterResources Investigations 834238, 207 p. 
2000 
Leavesley, G.H., Lichty, R.W., Troutman, B.M., and Saindon, L.G., 1983, PrecipitationRunoff Modeling System: User's Manual: U.S. Geological Survey WaterResources Investigations 834238, 207 p. 
RecessionCurve Displacement 
Streamflow 
PULSE 
Rutledge, A.T. 
2002 
User guide for the PULSE program: 
RecessionCurve Displacement 
Streamflow 
RORA 
Rutledge, A.T. 
1998 
Computer programs for describing the recession of groundwater discharge and for estimating mean groundwater recharge and discharge from streamflow data – update 
GW Models 
Groundwater

SUTRA 
Voss, C. I., and Provost, A.M., 
2002 
SUTRA, A model for saturatedunsaturated variabledensity groundwater flow with solute or energy transport 
Watershed Models 
Streamflow 
SWAT 
Neitsch, S.L., Arnold, J.G., Kiniry, J.R., Williams, J.R. 
2005 
Soil and water assessment tool  theoretical development 
UZ Models 
Unsaturated Zone 
VS2D 
Hsieh, P.A., Wingle, William, and Healy, R.W. 
2000 
VS2DIA graphical software package for simulating fluid flow and solute or energy transport in variably saturated porous media 
Base Flow 
Streamflow 
WHAT 
K.J. Lim, B.A. Engel, Z. Tang, J. Choi, K. Kim, S. Muthukrishnan, and D. Tripathy 
2005 
Web GISbased Hydrograph Analysis Tool, WHAT 
