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Event attribution of Parnaíba River floods in Northeastern Brazil

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The climate modeling techniques of event attribution enable systematic assessments of the extent that anthropogenic climate change may be altering the probability or magnitude of extreme events. In the consecutive years of 2018, 2019, and 2020, rainfalls caused repeated flooding impacts in the lower Parnaíba River in Northeastern Brazil. We studied the effect that alterations in precipitation resulting from human influences on the climate had on the likelihood of flooding using two ensembles ...

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10.1002/cli2.16

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
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0000-0002-1802-6909
Publisher:
Royal Metrological Society
Journal:
Climate Resilience and Sustainability More from this journal
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Pages:
e16
Publication date:
2021-08-23
Acceptance date:
2021-08-12
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2692-4587
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English
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1193560
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pubs:1193560
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2021-08-31

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