Articles | Volume 25, issue 5
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 2543–2566, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2543-2021
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 2543–2566, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2543-2021

Research article 18 May 2021

Research article | 18 May 2021

Resampling and ensemble techniques for improving ANN-based high-flow forecast accuracy

Everett Snieder et al.

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Flow distributions are highly skewed, resulting in low prediction accuracy of high flows when using artificial neural networks for flood forecasting. We investigate the use of resampling and ensemble techniques to address the problem of skewed datasets to improve high flow prediction. The methods are implemented both independently and in combined, hybrid techniques. This research presents the first analysis of the effects of combining these methods on high flow prediction accuracy.