Climate Change Impacts on the Upper Indus Hydrology: Sources, Shifts and Extremes

@inproceedings{Lutz2016ClimateCI,
  title={Climate Change Impacts on the Upper Indus Hydrology: Sources, Shifts and Extremes},
  author={A F Lutz and Walter W. Immerzeel and Philip D. A. Kraaijenbrink and Arun Bhakta Shrestha and Marc F. P. Bierkens},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
The Indus basin heavily depends on its upstream mountainous part for the downstream supply of water while downstream demands are high. Since downstream demands will likely continue to increase, accurate hydrological projections for the future supply are important. We use an ensemble of statistically downscaled CMIP5 General Circulation Model outputs for RCP4.5 and RCP8.5 to force a cryospheric-hydrological model and generate transient hydrological projections for the entire 21st century for the… CONTINUE READING
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