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Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 4689–4705, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-4689-2015
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 4689–4705, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-4689-2015
Research article
27 Nov 2015
Research article | 27 Nov 2015

Defining high-flow seasons using temporal streamflow patterns from a global model

D. Lee et al.

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This paper presents a global approach to defining high-flow seasons by identifying temporal patterns of streamflow. Simulations of streamflow from the PCR-GLOBWB model are evaluated to define dominant and minor high-flow seasons globally, and verified with GRDC observations and flood records from Dartmouth Flood Observatory.