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Have precipitation extremes and annual totals been increasing in the world's dry regions over the last 60 years?

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Daily precipitation extremes and annual totals have increased in large parts of the global land area over the past decades. These observations are consistent with theoretical considerations of a warming climate. However, until recently these trends have not been shown to consistently affect dry regions over land. A recent study, published by Donat et al. (2016), now identified significant increases in annual-maximum daily extreme precipitation (Rx1d) and annual precipitation totals (PRCPTOT) ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.5194/hess-21-441-2017

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Zscheischler, J More by this author
Heimann, M More by this author
Mahecha, MD More by this author
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European Space Agency More from this funder
Publisher:
Copernicus Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
1
Pages:
441-458
Publication date:
2017-01-05
Acceptance date:
2017-01-03
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EISSN:
1607-7938
ISSN:
1027-5606
Pubs id:
pubs:718751
URN:
uri:1b7f6f1a-cd59-4656-9853-2931d16283dc
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uuid:1b7f6f1a-cd59-4656-9853-2931d16283dc
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pubs:718751

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