Articles | Volume 22, issue 4
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 2163–2185, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-2163-2018
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 2163–2185, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-2163-2018
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09 Apr 2018
Research article | 09 Apr 2018

Are we using the right fuel to drive hydrological models? A climate impact study in the Upper Blue Nile

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Application-oriented regional impact studies require accurate simulations of future climate variables and water availability. We analyse the quality of global and regional climate projections and discuss potentials of correction methods that partly overcome this quality issue. The model ensemble used in this study projects increasing average annual discharges and a shift in seasonal patterns, with decreasing discharges in June and July and increasing discharges from August to November.