Articles | Volume 19, issue 12
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 4783–4810, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-4783-2015
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 4783–4810, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-4783-2015
Research article
07 Dec 2015
Research article | 07 Dec 2015

South Asia river-flow projections and their implications for water resources

C. Mathison et al.

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South Asia is a highly variable region where there is concern over water and food security. The simulations presented suggest an increasing trend in water resources, in some cases almost doubling by the end of the century although this is masked by the large annual variability of river flows for this region. Future peak river flows still occur during the monsoon period, with a tendency for reduced frequency of lowest flows and increased magnitude of highest flows across the selected locations.