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Title: EFAS ECMWF-ENS/ COSMO-LEPS -based probabilistic flood forecast


This data set composes of four separate layers, each showing a probabilistic flood forecast on a pan-European scale. Two of those are based on the ECMWF-ENS and the other two on the COSMO-LEPS. For each data source the number of ensembles above two threshold levels (5- and 20-year return period) are visualized.

This information is produced by the operational EFAS ( in order to provide the EFAS partners with a more detailed insight into the different forecasts and thresholds.

The update frequency of this data set is twice a day (00:00 and 12:00 UTC); and the spatial coverage is the extended geographic Europe.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  EFAS ECMWF-ENS/ COSMO-LEPS -based probabilistic flood forecast. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-03-06
Landing page
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
Geographic information

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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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