Climatic Change

, Volume 141, Issue 3, pp 363–379 | Cite as

Intercomparison of climate change impacts in 12 large river basins: overview of methods and summary of results

  • Valentina Krysanova
  • Fred F. Hattermann


This paper introduces the Special Issue “Hydrological Model Intercomparison for Climate Impact Assessment”. We describe the river basins used as case studies, the input data, the hydrological models, and the climate scenarios applied in the multi-model framework. We also summarize the main results of the papers contained in this Special Issue.


River Basin Climate Change Impact Hydrological Model Representative Concentration Pathway Arctic Basin 
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We are grateful to ISI-MIP for the general support of our regional-scale water sector team and for delivering climate scenarios, and to GRDC for providing discharge data. Many thanks to Shaochun Huang, David Stevens and Hannah Haacke for their help in the preparation of Figs. 2 and 3 and the analysis of climate scenarios.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact ResearchPotsdamGermany

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