Plenty of evidence exists for gender biases in geoscience fields (including hydrology) leading to a disproportional decline of female scientists as they advance in their career. This phenomenon has been already spotted by Alper in 1993 and described as the leaky pipeline.
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Traditional trend analysis of floods
In many places, magnitudes and frequencies of floods are expected to increase due to climate change. To understand these changes better, trend analyses of historical data are helpful. However, traditional trend analyses do not address issues related to shifts in the relative contributions of rainfall versus snowmelt floods, or in the frequency of a particular flood type.
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