Articles | Volume 24, issue 3
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 1543–1564, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-1543-2020
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 1543–1564, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-1543-2020

Research article 01 Apr 2020

Research article | 01 Apr 2020

Historical and future changes in global flood magnitude – evidence from a model–observation investigation

Hong Xuan Do et al.

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We presented a global comparison between observed and simulated trends in a flood index over the 1971–2005 period using the Global Streamflow Indices and Metadata archive and six global hydrological models available through The Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project. Streamflow simulations over 2006–2099 period robustly project high flood hazard in several regions. These high-flood-risk areas, however, are under-sampled by the current global streamflow databases.