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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2003)

Document title

Extreme climate events over northern China during the last 50 years

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

HAN H. ; GONG D. ;

Abstract

Climate extremes for agricultural-pasture transitional zone, northern China are analyzed on the basis of daily mean temperature and precipitation observations for 31 stations in the period 1956-2001. Analysis season for precipitation is May-September, the rainy season. Heavy rain evenys show no significant show no significant secular trend. There is a weak and non-significant upward trend in frequency of extremely high temperatures from the 1950s to the mid-1990s. But the number of hot events increases as much as twice since 1997. The frequency of low temperature events have been decreasing steadily since the 1950s

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Journal of geographical sciences. Acta geographica sinica / ISSN 1009-637X

Editor : CHINE

Millesime : 2003, vol. 13, no4 [pp. 469-479]

Bibliographic references : 23 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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