Articles | Volume 25, issue 1
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 105–119, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-105-2021
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 105–119, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-105-2021

Research article 06 Jan 2021

Research article | 06 Jan 2021

Flood spatial coherence, triggers, and performance in hydrological simulations: large-sample evaluation of four streamflow-calibrated models

Manuela I. Brunner et al.

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Assessments of current, local, and regional flood hazards and their future changes often involve the use of hydrologic models. A reliable model ideally reproduces both local flood characteristics and regional aspects of flooding. In this paper we investigate how such characteristics are represented by hydrologic models. Our results show that both the modeling of local and regional flood characteristics are challenging, especially under changing climate conditions.