Chapter 10. Modelling Catchment-Scale Responses to Climate Change

  1. Martin Kernan7,
  2. Richard W. Battarbee7 and
  3. Brian Moss8
  1. Richard A. Skeffington1,
  2. Andrew J. Wade2,
  3. Paul G. Whitehead2,
  4. Dan Butterfield1,
  5. øyvind Kaste3,
  6. Hans Estrup Andersen4,
  7. Katri Rankinen5 and
  8. Gaël Grenouillet6

Published Online: 3 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327397.ch10

Climate Change Impacts on Freshwater Ecosystems

Climate Change Impacts on Freshwater Ecosystems

How to Cite

Skeffington, R. A., Wade, A. J., Whitehead, P. G., Butterfield, D., Kaste, ø., Andersen, H. E., Rankinen, K. and Grenouillet, G. (2010) Modelling Catchment-Scale Responses to Climate Change, in Climate Change Impacts on Freshwater Ecosystems (eds M. Kernan, R. W. Battarbee and B. Moss), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327397.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 7

    Environmental Change Research Centre, Department of Geography, University College London, London, UK

  2. 8

    Institute for Sustainable Water, Integrated Management and Ecosystem Research, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, University of Reading, Reading, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Geography, School of Human and Environmental Sciences, The University of Reading, Reading, UK

  3. 3

    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Southern Branch, Grimstad, Norway

  4. 4

    NERI, Aarhus University, Silkeborg, Denmark

  5. 5

    Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland

  6. 6

    Laboratoire Evolution et Diversité Biologique, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179133

Online ISBN: 9781444327397

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Keywords:

  • Modelling Catchment-Scale Responses to Climate Change;
  • The Euro-limpacs modelling strategy;
  • regional climate models (RCMs);
  • General Circulation Models, GCMs;
  • potential evapotranspiration (PET);
  • actual evapotranspiration (AET);
  • CSIRO2 Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation;
  • Office National de l'Eau et des Milieux Aquatiques (ONEMA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Euro-limpacs modelling strategy

  • Dynamic models

  • Linking models

  • Uncertainty

  • Conclusions

  • References