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Discharge simulations for the Blue Nile at gauge El Diem based on uncorrected and bias-corrected GCM and RCM inputs

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posted on 09.03.2018, 00:00 by Stefan LierschStefan Liersch
This dataset contains daily discharge simulations for the River Blue Nile at gauge El Diem in Ethiopia, close to the border to Sudan. The simulations have been performed by the Soil and Water Integrated Model (SWIM) developed at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. The hydrological model was forced by 5 climate model ensembles (uncorrected and bias-corrected GCMs [5 models] and RCMs [10 models] ensembles and one selected model ensemble [10 models]) under RCP4.5 and RCP8.5. The discharge simulations were produced to investigate projection uncertainties from climate model forcing and to assess the effects of two different bias-correction methods and their impacts on hydrological simulations.



Dobler, A. (Andreas) [orcid:0000-0003-1643-3727]; Fischer, M. (Madlen) [orcid:0000-0002-0074-3352]; Free University of Berlin (FUB), Institute of Meteorology, Germany; GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany; Hattermann, F. (Fred) [orcid:0000-0002-6046-4670]; Koch, H. (Hagen) [orcid:0000-0001-9106-8382]; Kruschke, T. (Tim) [orcid:0000-0002-1205-3754]; Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany; Rust, H. (Henning) [orcid:0000-0003-0763-3954]; Tecklenburg, J. (Julia) [orcid:0000-0003-2377-6453]


Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Time coverage

historical: 1960-01-01/1999-12-31; RCP: 2020-01-01/2099-12-31


Upper Blue Nile River basin defined at gauge El Diem: El Diem gauge station location, Blue Nile, Ethiopia

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