Journal cover Journal topic
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1631-1650, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-1631-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Research article
20 Mar 2017
High-magnitude flooding across Britain since AD 1750
Neil Macdonald and Heather Sangster
Download
Interactive discussionStatus: closed
AC: Author comment | RC: Referee comment | SC: Short comment | EC: Editor comment
Printer-friendly Version - Printer-friendly version      Supplement - Supplement
 
RC C3955: 'Comments to the paper', Anonymous Referee #1, 21 Sep 2014 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
AC C5211: 'Comments in relation to reviewer 1', Neil Macdonald, 19 Nov 2014 Printer-friendly Version 
 
RC C4166: 'Hess-2014-330', Anonymous Referee #2, 01 Oct 2014 Printer-friendly Version 
AC C5216: 'Response to Anonymous Reviewer 2', Neil Macdonald, 19 Nov 2014 Printer-friendly Version 
 
RC C4513: 'Paper review', Anonymous Referee #3, 16 Oct 2014 Printer-friendly Version 
AC C6106: 'Response to Anonymous Reviewer 3', Neil Macdonald, 16 Jan 2015 Printer-friendly Version 
 
RC C4957: 'Paper review', Anonymous Referee #4, 06 Nov 2014 Printer-friendly Version 
AC C6104: 'Response to Anonymous Reviewer 4', Neil Macdonald, 16 Jan 2015 Printer-friendly Version 
Peer review completion
AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Reconsider after major revisions (05 Feb 2015) by Andrea Kiss  
AR by Neil Macdonald on behalf of the Authors (20 Jul 2016)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (25 Jul 2016) by Andrea Kiss
RR by Anonymous Referee #4 (06 Aug 2016)  
RR by Anonymous Referee #3 (01 Oct 2016)  
ED: Reconsider after major revisions (01 Oct 2016) by Andrea Kiss  
AR by Anna Wenzel on behalf of the Authors (27 Jan 2017)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (13 Feb 2017) by Andrea Kiss  
AR by Neil Macdonald on behalf of the Authors (14 Feb 2017)  Author's response  Manuscript
CC BY 4.0
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
We use historical records to extend current understanding of flood risk, examining past spatial and temporal variability and ask are the perceived high-magnitude flood events witnessed in recent years really unprecedented? We identify that there are statistically significant relationships between the British flood index and climatic drivers, whereby the largest floods often transcend single catchments affecting regions and that the current flood-rich period is not unprecedented.
We use historical records to extend current understanding of flood risk, examining past spatial...
Share