Hydroclimatology of the continental United States

  title={Hydroclimatology of the continental United States},
  author={A. Sankarasubramanian and Richard M. Vogel},
[1] The overall water balance and the sensitivity of watershed runoff to changes in climate are investigated using national databases of climate and streamflow for 1,337 watersheds in the U.S. We document that 1% changes in precipitation result in 1.5–2.5% changes in watershed runoff, depending upon the degree of buffering by storage processes and other… CONTINUE READING