Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Point of contact: peter.salamon@ec.europa.eu

Title: EFAS flood reporting points

Description

This data set contains key locations at which the EFAS flood forecast shows a high probability of exceeding the EFAS 2-/5-year return period. For those locations a wide-range of additional hydro-meteorological information are provided.

Additional hydro-meteorological information at the key locations include: - various hydrographs, showing the probabilistic forecast for the next 15 days (based on ECMWF-ENS and COSMO-LEPS) - meteorological parameters, such as upstream rainfall and snowmelt as well as average temperature - calendar matrices showing the evolution of forecasts in relation to the exceedance of critical thresholds (EFAS 2-,5- and 20-year return period).

This information is part of the operational suit of EFAS (www.efas.eu) and intends to provide EFAS partners with in-depth information at relevant key locations along affected European rivers to facilitate decision making. This information also provides a good indication on the reliability of the meteorological and ...

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  EFAS flood reporting points. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/bbbb026c-266c-45db-ac16-141848715809
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Additional information
Issue date 2017-03-06
Landing page https://www.efas.eu/
Update frequency as needed
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Health; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 28 SOCIAL QUESTIONS; 36 SCIENCE
EuroVoc concept(s) hydrology
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/bbbb026c-266c-45db-ac16-141848715809
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Geographic bounding box

67° N, 41° E, 27° S, -11.5° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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