Articles | Volume 22, issue 6
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 3409–3420, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-3409-2018

Special issue: Sub-seasonal to seasonal hydrological forecasting

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 3409–3420, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-3409-2018

Research article 21 Jun 2018

Research article | 21 Jun 2018

The benefit of seamless forecasts for hydrological predictions over Europe

Fredrik Wetterhall and Francesca Di Giuseppe

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ED: Publish subject to revisions (further review by editor and referees) (12 Nov 2017) by Q.J. Wang
AR by Anna Wenzel on behalf of the Authors (14 Feb 2018)  Author's response
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (05 Mar 2018) by Q.J. Wang
RR by Bastian Klein (26 Mar 2018)
RR by Anonymous Referee #3 (28 Apr 2018)
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (30 Apr 2018) by Q.J. Wang
AR by Fredrik Wetterhall on behalf of the Authors (11 May 2018)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (20 May 2018) by Q.J. Wang
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Short summary
This study aims to bridge the gap between water resources forecasts from the short-range (days) up to the long-range (seasonal) timescale. Applications of such a system are typically the waterpower industry, river and lake transports, and water resources management. The study uses a new meteorological forecast product combined with a hydrological model to predict river discharge over the major European river basins. The results show an improvement in comparison with the current system.