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


Total article views: 3,692 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)
HTML PDF XML Total BibTeX EndNote
2,055 1,531 106 3,692 113 93
  • HTML: 2,055
  • PDF: 1,531
  • XML: 106
  • Total: 3,692
  • BibTeX: 113
  • EndNote: 93
Views and downloads (calculated since 31 Jul 2014)
Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 31 Jul 2014)


Saved (final revised paper)

Saved (preprint)

Latest update: 23 Feb 2024
Short summary
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.