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Modeling the impact of climate change on global hydrology and water availability (English)

The objective of this technical report is to provide the background to the methodology used to model the impact of climate change on runoff for the global track of the Economic of Adaptation to Climate Change (EACC) project. This report will present findings from computer modeling of the impacts of potential climate change on hydrology and water availability (that is, changes in runoff, basin yield, and flooding). Chapter two provides the framework of analysis. Chapter three provides the hydrological drivers and data. Chapter four describes selected climate scenarios. Chapter five provides the runoff. Chapter six describes the basin yield. Chapter seven summarizes the work and discusses future work. The appendixes describe the Climate and Runoff (CLIRUN) model.

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  • Author

    Strzepek, Kenneth M. Mccluskey, Alyssa L.

  • Document Date

    2010/09/01

  • Document Type

    Other Environmental Study

  • Report Number

    56801

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/09/29

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Modeling the impact of climate change on global hydrology and water availability

  • Keywords

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Strzepek, Kenneth M. Mccluskey, Alyssa L.

Modeling the impact of climate change on global hydrology and water availability (English). Development and climate change discussion paper ; no. 8 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/462211468336644643/Modeling-the-impact-of-climate-change-on-global-hydrology-and-water-availability