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Record number 406502
Title Improving the probability distribution of the change in extreme river flows due to climate change
Author(s) Pelt, S.C. van; Hurk, B.J.J.M. van den; Buisband, T.A.; Beersma, J.J.; Kabat, P.
Source Geophysical Research Abstracts 13 (2011). - ISSN 1029-7006 - p. EGU2011 - 9106.
Department(s) Earth System Science
Meteorology and Air Quality
Alterra - Centre for Water and Climate
Publication type Abstract in scientific journal or proceedings
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) rijn - afvoer - onzekerheidsanalyse - modellen - klimaatverandering - veiligheid - river rhine - discharge - uncertainty analysis - models - climatic change - safety
Categories Hydrology
Abstract Probability estimates of the future change of an extreme flood event are often based on a small number of available GCM or RCM projections. This limits the possibilities to assess extreme flood risks. A relatively simple method has been developed to create a wider statistical distribution for probabilistic risk management.
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