This dataset is a model output, from the Grid-to-Grid hydrological model driven by observed climate data (CEH-GEAR rainfall and Oudin temperature-based potential evaporation). It provides monthly mean flow (m3/s) and soil moisture (mm water/m soil) on a 1 km grid for the period 1891 to 2015.
To aid interpretation, two additional spatial datasets are provided:
- Digitally-derived catchment areas on a 1km x 1km grid
- Estimated locations of flow gauging stations on a 1km x 1km grid and as a csv file.
The data were produced as part of MaRIUS (Managing the Risks, Impacts and Uncertainties of drought and water Scarcity), which was a UK NERC-funded research project (2014-2017) that developed a risk-based approach to drought and water scarcity (http://www.mariusdroughtproject.org/).
Publication date: 2018-03-09