Research and analysis

Historical comparison between the Met Office surface exchange scheme: probability distributed model (MOSESPDM) and the Met Office rainfall and evaporation calculation model (MORECS)

To evaluate and assess current methods of estimating catchment wetness that feed into rainfall runoff models in order to improve accuracy of forecasts.

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An historical comparison between the Met Office

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This project, jointly funded by the Environment Agency and the Met Office, was originally conceived to research the impact of antecedent catchment conditions on flood forecasts. Fundamental to this was the means by which these conditions were estimated.

Published 1 January 2006