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Research article
06 Jan 2015
Research article |  | 06 Jan 2015

Global hydrological droughts in the 21st century under a changing hydrological regime

N. Wanders, Y. Wada, and H. A. J. Van Lanen

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This study shows the impact of a changing climate on hydrological drought. The study illustrates that an alternative drought identification that considers adaptation to an altered hydrological regime has a substantial influence on the way in which drought impact is calculated. The obtained results show that an adaptive threshold approach is the way forward to study the impact of climate change on the identification and characterization of hydrological drought events.
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