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Climate change impacts on discharges of the Rhone River in Lyon by the end of the twenty-first century: model results and implications

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We assess possible modifications in the hydrological behaviour of the Rhone River and its tributaries at Lyon (France). We identify changes during the late-twentieth century based on observations and characterise potential impacts of climatic changes on river response by the end of the century. Different scenarios of the latest generation of IPCC AR5 CMIP5 and hydrological modelling were used and included two scenarios for future outlet discharge of Lake Geneva (Switzerland). We show that dis...

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Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
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French Ministry of Ecology More from this funder
French Water Agency Rhone Méditerranee and Corse More from this funder
Swiss Federal Office for the Environment More from this funder
cantons of Geneva and Vaud More from this funder
Services Industriels de Genéve and Electricité de France More from this funder
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg Publisher's website
Journal:
Regional Environmental Change
Volume:
15
Issue:
3
Pages:
505-515
Publication date:
2014-10-25
DOI:
EISSN:
1436-378X
ISSN:
1436-3798
Language:
English
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2015-09-23

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