Articles | Volume 11, issue 8
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 3327–3346, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-3327-2018
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 3327–3346, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-3327-2018

Development and technical paper 21 Aug 2018

Development and technical paper | 21 Aug 2018

Developing a global operational seasonal hydro-meteorological forecasting system: GloFAS-Seasonal v1.0

Rebecca Emerton et al.

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Global overviews of upcoming flood and drought events are key for many applications from agriculture to disaster risk reduction. Seasonal forecasts are designed to provide early indications of such events weeks or even months in advance. This paper introduces GloFAS-Seasonal, the first operational global-scale seasonal hydro-meteorological forecasting system producing openly available forecasts of high and low river flow out to 4 months ahead.