Articles | Volume 23, issue 3
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1801-2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1801-2019
Research article
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02 Apr 2019
Research article |  | 02 Apr 2019

Assessing the impact of resolution and soil datasets on flash-flood modelling

Alexane Lovat, Béatrice Vincendon, and Véronique Ducrocq

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This work aims to estimate the extent to which the terrain descriptors and the spatial resolution of the hydrological model influence flash-flood modelling at the local and basin scale. The skill of the hydrological simulations is evaluated with conventional data (such as discharge measurements) and impact data (post-event surveys and high-water marks). The results reveal that the spatial resolution has the largest impact on the hydrological simulations, larger than soil texture and land cover.