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Predictability of Euro-Russian blocking in summer of 2010

Abstract:

Eastern Europe and Western Russia experienced a strong heat wave during the summer of 2010. Maximum temperatures exceeded 40°C in early August, resulting in over 15,000 deaths and many wildfires, inflicting large economic losses on Russia. The heat wave resulted from strong atmospheric blocking that persisted over the Euro- Russian region from late June to early August. This study investigates the predictabilities of extreme Euro-Russian blocking and of the blocking-induced extreme surface te...

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Publisher copy:
10.1029/2010GL046557

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Journal:
Geophysical Research Letters
Volume:
38
Issue:
6
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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ISSN:
0094-8276
URN:
uuid:453341ab-e5ab-47ea-b762-ae79c76ead30
Source identifiers:
315101
Local pid:
pubs:315101
Language:
English

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