Meeting user needs for sub-seasonal streamflow forecasts in Australia

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Good streamflow forecasts allow water management agencies to make better decisions and achieve more efficient water use. Currently, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology provides seasonal forecasts of three-month-total streamflow for over 200 gauging stations around Australia. Forecast users, particularly water management […]

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Making connections through HEPEX – A CSIRO experience

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HEPEX has a reputation as a strong community of like-minded, supportive researchers and practitioners who are collectively bent on significantly advancing the science and applications of ensemble hydrological forecasting. HEPEX provides a unique forum where meeting people and […]

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The quest for better global precipitation data

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Information on precipitation is essential for almost any hydrological study. Unfortunately, precipitation is also one of the most difficult to estimate meteorological variables, due its tremendous spatio-temporal heterogeneity, particularly in tropical, mountainous, and snow-dominated regions. Over the past […]

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Get your geek on: handling data for ensemble forecasting

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There’s something about discussions of data handling that’s particularly soporific – but don’t nod off yet! Most hydrologists are trained to work on individual catchments and we often opt for simple conceptual models. In the pre-ensemble era, we […]

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