Articles | Volume 22, issue 12
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 6473–6491, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-6473-2018

Special issue: Assessing impacts and adaptation to global change in water...

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 6473–6491, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-6473-2018

Research article 13 Dec 2018

Research article | 13 Dec 2018

Climate change effects on the hydrology of the headwaters of the Tagus River: implications for the management of the Tagus–Segura transfer

Francisco Pellicer-Martínez and José Miguel Martínez-Paz

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Subject: Catchment hydrology | Techniques and Approaches: Modelling approaches
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Effects that climate change could have on the Tajo–Segura transfer are evaluated. To that, water resources that would be in the donor basin are estimated by hydrological modelling if the last climatic projections are accomplished. For these water resources, the exploitation of the transfer is simulated using a decision support system, providing volumes that could be transferred to the Segura basin according to its operating rule.