Articles | Volume 22, issue 9
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 4633–4648, 2018
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 4633–4648, 2018

Research article 06 Sep 2018

Research article | 06 Sep 2018

A geostatistical data-assimilation technique for enhancing macro-scale rainfall–runoff simulations

Alessio Pugliese et al.

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This research work focuses on the development of an innovative method for enhancing the predictive capability of macro-scale rainfall–runoff models by means of a geostatistical apporach. In our method, one can get enhanced streamflow simulations without any further model calibration. Indeed, this method is neither computational nor data-intensive and is implemented only using observed streamflow data and a GIS vector layer with catchment boundaries. Assessments are performed in the Tyrol region.