Articles | Volume 22, issue 10
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5403–5426, 2018
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5403–5426, 2018

Research article 19 Oct 2018

Research article | 19 Oct 2018

Analysis of the streamflow extremes and long-term water balance in the Liguria region of Italy using a cloud-permitting grid spacing reanalysis dataset

Francesco Silvestro et al.

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Short summary
In this work we adopted a high-resolution meteorological reanalysis dataset together with a rainfall downscaling algorithm and a rainfall bias correction technique in order to produce input for a hydrological model; the resulting modeling chain allows the production of long time series of distributed hydrological variables in the Liguria region of Italy, located in the northern part of Italy. The aim is to evaluate how such a kind of modeling chain is able to reproduce the hydrology in an area.