Global Runoff Data Centre
Type of Structure: coordinated project
Regional Scope: global
Parent Organisations: GEWEX.WCRP, ..ICSU, ..IOC
Child Organisations:
Duration : 0 to present
Contact Address: Dr. Thomas Maurer
Head of Department
Department M2: Water Balance, Forecasting and Predictions
Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG)
Am Mainzer Tor 1
DE-56068 Koblenz
Phone: +49 261 1306 5242
e-Mail: thomas.maurer(at)

holding an official function in GRDC

General information and objectives

For the development and verification of atmospheric and hydrologic models, the Global Runoff Data Centre (GRDC), located in Germany, has compiled a global data base of stream flow data. The data base, which is updated continually, contains daily and monthly discharge data information for over 2,900 hydrologic stations in river basins located in 143 countries. GRDC disseminates data and additional data products on request. A catalog with updated information and a standard set of tables, statistics and graphic displays can be provided to data users for selected stations.

For further details, link to the GRDC Home Page

Last update: 11/24/14
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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