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Global patterns in base flow index and recession based on streamflow observations from 3394 catchments

Beck, Hylke E.; Van Dijk, Albert; Miralles, Diego G; de Jeu, Richard A.M.; Bruijnzeel, L.A.; McVicar, Tim R; Schellekens, J.


Numerous previous studies have constructed models to estimate base flow characteristics from climatic and physiographic characteristics of catchments and applied these to ungauged regions. However, these studies generally used streamflow observations from a relatively small number of catchments (<200) located in small, homogeneous study areas, which may have led to less reliable models with limited applicability elsewhere. Here, we use streamflow observations from a highly heterogeneous set...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Water Resources Research
DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013918
Access Rights: Open Access


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