Articles | Volume 25, issue 6
Research article
17 Jun 2021
Research article |  | 17 Jun 2021

Future changes in annual, seasonal and monthly runoff signatures in contrasting Alpine catchments in Austria

Sarah Hanus, Markus Hrachowitz, Harry Zekollari, Gerrit Schoups, Miren Vizcaino, and Roland Kaitna

Data sets

Modelled runoff in contrasting Alpine catchments in Austria S. Hanus

Model code and software

sarah-hanus/hbv-mountain: Semi-Distributed Hydrological Model in Julia Programming Language S. Hanus

Short summary
This study investigates the effects of climate change on runoff patterns in six Alpine catchments in Austria at the end of the 21st century. Our results indicate a substantial shift to earlier occurrences in annual maximum and minimum flows in high-elevation catchments. Magnitudes of annual extremes are projected to increase under a moderate emission scenario in all catchments. Changes are generally more pronounced for high-elevation catchments.