Articles | Volume 21, issue 3
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 961–976, 2021
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 961–976, 2021
Research article
12 Mar 2021
Research article | 12 Mar 2021

The impact of hydrological model structure on the simulation of extreme runoff events

Gijs van Kempen et al.

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In this study, we combine climate model results with a hydrological model to investigate uncertainties in flood and drought risk. With the climate model, 2000 years of current climate was created. The hydrological model consisted of several building blocks that we could adapt. In this way, we could investigate the effect of these hydrological building blocks on high- and low-flow risk in four different climate zones with return periods of up to 500 years.
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