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Volume 20, issue 6
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2227–2250, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-2227-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2227–2250, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-2227-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 10 Jun 2016

Research article | 10 Jun 2016

Modeling 25 years of spatio-temporal surface water and inundation dynamics on large river basin scale using time series of Earth observation data

Valentin Heimhuber et al.
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We statistically modeled surface water extent (SWE) and inundation dynamics from a unique Landsat-based time series (1986–2011) for Australia's Murray–Darling Basin as a function of river flow and spatially explicit time series of rainfall, evapotranspiration and soil moisture. We present a data-driven and transferable approach that allowed us to model SWE through periods of flooding and drying for 363 floodplain units and to identify local combinations of variables that drive SWE dynamics.
We statistically modeled surface water extent (SWE) and inundation dynamics from a unique...
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