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Research article
09 Jan 2018
Research article |  | 09 Jan 2018

Exploratory studies into seasonal flow forecasting potential for large lakes

Kevin Sene, Wlodek Tych, and Keith Beven

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The theme of the paper is exploration of the potential for seasonal flow forecasting for large lakes using a range of stochastic transfer function techniques with additional insights gained from simple analytical approximations. The methods were evaluated using records for two of the largest lakes in the world. The paper concludes with a discussion of the relevance of the results to operational flow forecasting systems for other large lakes.