Articles | Volume 18, issue 12
Research article
11 Dec 2014
Research article |  | 11 Dec 2014

Satellite-driven downscaling of global reanalysis precipitation products for hydrological applications

H. Seyyedi, E. N. Anagnostou, E. Beighley, and J. McCollum


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The paper presents a methodology for using global precipitation products from satellite remote sensing to error-correct and downscale global atmospheric reanalysis precipitation data sets. It is shown that streamflow simulations from the satellite-adjusted precipitation reanalysis give similar statistics to the ones derived by high-resolution ground-based radar rainfall data sets. This approach can be applied globally to derive improved flood frequency maps over data-poor areas.