This study analyses the differences in significant trends in magnitude and frequency of floods detected in annual maximum flood (AMF) and peak over threshold (POT) flood peak series, for the period 1965–2005. Flood peaks are identified from European daily discharge data using a baseflow-based algorithm and significant trends in the AMF series are compared with those in the POT series, derived for six different exceedence thresholds. The results show that more trends in flood magnitude are detected in the AMF than in the POT series and for the POT series more significant trends are detected in flood frequency than in flood magnitude. Spatially coherent patterns of significant trends are detected, which are further investigated by stratifying the results into five regions based on catchment and hydro-climatic characteristics. All data and tools used in this study are open-access and the results are fully reproducible.

Mangini, W., Viglione, A., Hall, J., Hundecha, Y., Ceola, S., Montanari, A., et al. (2018). Detection of trends in magnitude and frequency of flood peaks across Europe. HYDROLOGICAL SCIENCES JOURNAL, 63(4), 493-512 [10.1080/02626667.2018.1444766].

Detection of trends in magnitude and frequency of flood peaks across Europe

Ceola, Serena;Montanari, Alberto;
2018

Abstract

This study analyses the differences in significant trends in magnitude and frequency of floods detected in annual maximum flood (AMF) and peak over threshold (POT) flood peak series, for the period 1965–2005. Flood peaks are identified from European daily discharge data using a baseflow-based algorithm and significant trends in the AMF series are compared with those in the POT series, derived for six different exceedence thresholds. The results show that more trends in flood magnitude are detected in the AMF than in the POT series and for the POT series more significant trends are detected in flood frequency than in flood magnitude. Spatially coherent patterns of significant trends are detected, which are further investigated by stratifying the results into five regions based on catchment and hydro-climatic characteristics. All data and tools used in this study are open-access and the results are fully reproducible.
2018
Mangini, W., Viglione, A., Hall, J., Hundecha, Y., Ceola, S., Montanari, A., et al. (2018). Detection of trends in magnitude and frequency of flood peaks across Europe. HYDROLOGICAL SCIENCES JOURNAL, 63(4), 493-512 [10.1080/02626667.2018.1444766].
Mangini, Walter; Viglione, Alberto; Hall, Julia; Hundecha, Yeshewatesfa; Ceola, Serena; Montanari, Alberto; Rogger, Magdalena; Salinas, José Luis; Bor...espandi
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