Evidence is presented of a general increase in river flows in four catchments in the West of Scotland in the last 30 years. The increase has been significantly higher than the increase in rainfall over the same period. It is postulated that the more than proportionate increase is due to changes in the distribution and pattern of rainfall events although changes in evapotranspiraiion rates are also considered.
Research Article|February 01 1997
The Effect of Climate Change on Rainfall Trends and Flooding Risk in the West of Scotland
M.G. Mansell; The Effect of Climate Change on Rainfall Trends and Flooding Risk in the West of Scotland. Hydrology Research 1 February 1997; 28 (1): 37–50. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/nh.1997.0003
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