Projected change in river floods with a return period of 100 years

Figure Created 18 Aug 2016 Published 20 Dec 2016 Last modified 26 Jul 2017
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100-year daily peak flow (Q100). Relative change for the time slices 2006-2035, 2036-2065 and 2066–2095 compared to the ensemble mean of the baseline (1976–2005), based on an ensemble of EURO-CORDEX RCP8.5 scenarios. Data points with CV>1 are greyed out. (CV = coefficient of variation)


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Published in Alfieri, L., Burek, P., Feyen, L. and Forzieri, G., 2015, 'Global warming increases the frequency of river floods in Europe', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 19(5), 2247–2260 (DOI: 10.5194/hess-19-2247-2015).

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