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HESS | Articles | Volume 23, issue 3
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1779–1800, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1779-2019
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Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1779–1800, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1779-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 02 Apr 2019

Research article | 02 Apr 2019

The benefits of spatial resolution increase in global simulations of the hydrological cycle evaluated for the Rhine and Mississippi basins

Imme Benedict et al.
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The spatial resolution of global climate models (GCMs) and global hydrological models (GHMs) is increasing. This model study examines the benefits of a very high-resolution GCM and GHM in representing the hydrological cycle in the Rhine and Mississippi basins. We find that a higher-resolution GCM results in an improved precipitation budget, and therefore an improved hydrological cycle for the Rhine. For the Mississippi, no substantial improvements are found with increased resolution.
The spatial resolution of global climate models (GCMs) and global hydrological models (GHMs) is...
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