Can Earth System Model Provide Reasonable Natural Runoff Estimates to Support Water Management Studies?

Shih-Chieh Kao1, Xiaoying Shi2, Jitendra Kumar3, Daniel M Ricciuto1, Jiafu Mao1 and Peter E Thornton1, (1)Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, (2)Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Environmental Sciences Division and Climate Change Science Institute, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, (3)Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Climate Change Science Institute, Environmental Science Division, Oak Ridge, TN, United States