Water Resources of the United States
GENeration and analysis of model simulation SCeNarios
Portions of this computer program are owned by
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U.S. Government are subject to restrictions set forth in FAR
Section 12.212 (Commercial) Computer Software, as applicable.
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USA. Some data are provided by GDT, Copyright Geographic Data
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References to commercial vendors of software products or
services is for informational purposes only and does not imply
endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Select the following two links to retrieve the two
distribution files required for a complete installation of
GenScn. See the README file for
- self-extracting executable of the GenScn software
- self-extracting executable of the full HSPF User's Manual
in Windows help file format
- How to order
U.S. Geological Survey printed documentation
- Kittle, J.L., Jr., Lumb, A.M., Hummel, P.R., Duda,
P.B., Gray, M.H., 1998, A tool for the generation and analysis
of model simulation scenarios for watersheds (GenScn): U.S.
Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report
98-4134, 152 p.
The full text of the above report is accessible from within
GenScn through the Help menu. The report has also been made
available in the following formats to facilitate printing a copy
of the report:
The USGS Truckee-Carson
Program served as impetus to the development of GenScn and
the following two Fact Sheets describe some of the program's
accomplishments. Note that the first Fact Sheet below describes a
precursor to the current version of GenScn.
- Fact Sheet
- Bohman, L.R., Berris, S.N., and Hess, G.W., 1995,
Interactive computer program to simulate and analyze
streamflow, Truckee and Carson River Basins, Nevada and
California: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-165-95, 4
- Fact Sheet
- Berris, S.N., Hess, G.W., and Cartier, K.D, 1996,
Simulation of Selected Reservoir Operations in the Upper
Truckee River Basin, California: U.S. Geological Survey Fact
Sheet FS-082-96, 4 p.
Point of contact for GenScn:
U.S. Geological Survey
Hydrologic Analysis Software Support Program
437 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
(electronic mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)