Articles | Volume 16, issue 7
Brief communication
19 Jul 2016
Brief communication |  | 19 Jul 2016

Brief Communication: An update of the article "Modelling flood damages under climate change conditions – a case study for Germany"

Fred Fokko Hattermann, Shaochun Huang, Olaf Burghoff, Peter Hoffmann, and Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz

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We report that a considerable increase in flood-related losses can be expected in Germany in a future warmer climate. The general significance of the study is supported by the fact that the outcome of an ensemble of global climate models (GCMs) and regional climate models (RCMs) was used as a climate driver for a hydrological model considering more than 3000 river basins in Germany.
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