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dc.contributor.authorVelasco Droguet, Marc
dc.contributor.authorVersini, Pierre Antonie
dc.contributor.authorCabello Gómez, Ángels
dc.contributor.authorBarrera-Escoda, Antoni
dc.identifier.citationVelasco Droguet, M. [et al.]. Assessment of flash floods taking into account climate change scenarios in the Llobregat River basin. "Natural hazards and Earth system sciences", 6 Desembre 2013, vol. 13, núm. 12, p. 3145-3156.
dc.description.abstractGlobal change may imply important changes in the future occurrence and intensity of extreme events. Climate scenarios characterizing these plausible changes were previously obtained for the Llobregat River basin (NE Spain). This paper presents the implementation of these scenarios in the HBV (Hydrologiska Byråns Vattenbalansavdelning) hydrological model. Then, the expected changes in terms of flash flood occurrence and intensity are assessed for two different sub-basins: the Alt Llobregat and the Anoia (Llobregat River basin). The assessment of future flash floods has been done in terms of the intensity and occurrence of extreme events, using a peak over threshold (POT) analysis. For these two subbasins, most of the simulated scenarios present an increase of the intensity of the peak discharge values. On the other hand, the future occurrence follows different trends in the two sub-basins: an increase is observed in Alt Llobregat but a decrease occurs in Anoia. Despite the uncertainties that appear in the whole process, the results obtained can shed some light on how future flash floods events may occur.
dc.format.extent12 p.
dc.publisherCopernicus Publications
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Spain
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria civil::Enginyeria hidràulica, marítima i sanitària
dc.subject.lcshRiver Llobregat (Catalonia)
dc.subject.lcshAssessment and evaluation report
dc.subject.otherRiu Llobregat
dc.subject.otherFlash floods
dc.subject.otherLlobregat River Basin
dc.subject.otherCanvi climàtic
dc.subject.otherGlobal change
dc.titleAssessment of flash floods taking into account climate change scenarios in the Llobregat River basin
dc.subject.lemacInundacions -- Previsió -- Llobregat (Riu)
dc.subject.lemacInundacions -- Avaluació del risc -- Llobregat (Riu)
dc.subject.lemacLlobregat (Catalunya : Riu)
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
dc.description.versionPostprint (publisher's version)
dc.relation.projectidinfo:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/226555/EU/IMproving Preparedness and RIsk maNagemenT for flash floods and debriS flow events/IMPRINTS
local.citation.publicationNameNatural hazards and Earth system sciences

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