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Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2791–2810, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2791-2020

Special issue: Integrated assessment of climate change impacts at selected...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2791–2810, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2791-2020
Research article
23 Oct 2020
Research article | 23 Oct 2020

Simulation of extreme rainfall and streamflow events in small Mediterranean watersheds with a one-way-coupled atmospheric–hydrologic modelling system

Corrado Camera et al.

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Can numerical models simulate intense rainfall events and consequent streamflow in a mountainous area with small watersheds well? We applied state-of-the-art one-way-coupled atmospheric–hydrologic models and we found that, despite rainfall events simulated with low errors, large discrepancies between the observed and simulated streamflow were observed. Shifts in time and space of the modelled rainfall peak are the main reason. Still, the models can be applied for climate change impact studies.
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