Estimates of Freshwater Discharge from Continents: Latitudinal and Seasonal Variations

@article{Dai2002EstimatesOF,
  title={Estimates of Freshwater Discharge from Continents: Latitudinal and Seasonal Variations},
  author={Aiguo Dai and Kevin E. Trenberth},
  journal={Journal of Hydrometeorology},
  year={2002},
  volume={3},
  pages={660-687}
}
  • A. DaiK. Trenberth
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Hydrometeorology
Annual and monthly mean values of continental freshwater discharge into the oceans are estimated at 18 resolution using several methods. The most accurate estimate is based on streamflow data from the world’s largest 921 rivers, supplemented with estimates of discharge from unmonitored areas based on the ratios of runoff and drainage area between the unmonitored and monitored regions. Simulations using a river transport model (RTM) forced by a runoff field were used to derive the river mouth… 

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