Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
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Title: GloFAS: ECMWF-ENS based probabilistic flood forecast


This data set composes of two separate layers, each showing a probabilistic flood forecast on a global scale based on the ECMWF-ENS. Each layer shows the number of ensembles above two threshold levels: one for the 5-year return period, and the other on for the 20-year return period.

The update frequency of this data set is daily; and the spatial coverage is global; while the horizontal resolution is 0.1 degree.

This information is produced by the operational suit of GloFAS ( in order to provide the user with a more detailed insight into the different forecasts and thresholds.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  GloFAS: ECMWF-ENS based probabilistic flood forecast. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-03-06
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Update frequency daily
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Health; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 28 SOCIAL QUESTIONS; 36 SCIENCE
EuroVoc concept(s) hydrology
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Geographic bounding box

85.06° N, 180° E, -85.06° S, -180° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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