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Evolución climática durante el último siglo (1904-2002) en el Parque Nacional de las Tablas de Daimiel (Ciudad Real)

Martínez Santos, Pedro and Castaño Castaño, Silvino and Santisteban , Juan I. and Martínez Alfaro, Pedro E. and Mediavilla López, Rosa María and López Pamo, Enrique (2004) Evolución climática durante el último siglo (1904-2002) en el Parque Nacional de las Tablas de Daimiel (Ciudad Real). Geotemas, 6 (5). pp. 129-132. ISSN 1576-5172

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Abstract

Las Tablas de Daimiel National Park (Ciudad Real, central Spain) is a very delicate wet/and that
during the last century has experienced noticeable human-induced modifications. In order to
understand the relations among climate, environment dynamics and human activity ;n this area,
detailed analyses of meteorological series are required. Analysis of meteorological series corresponding
to nine weather stations close to the Las Tablas de Daimiel National Park allows the
reconstruction of regional climate for the 1904-2002 period. Four periods have been identified
based on temperature records: 1904-1937, cold; 1938-1958, warm; 1959-1990, cold; 1991-2002,
warm. Other four periods are identified considering rainfall variability: 1904-1954, dry; 1955-
1979, wet; 1980-1995, dry; 1996-2002, wet. A comparison of the climatic series to the main
hydrological events reveals that there is no clear relationship between climate evolution and hydrology.
Consequently, we argue that the human control over the environment evolution for the last
50 years has been more significant than the climatic and endogenic controls.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Regional climatic trends, Wetlands, southern Spanish meseta, Environment-climate-man intemclions, 20th century.
Subjects:Sciences > Geology > Geodynamics
ID Code:12458
Deposited On:22 Mar 2011 11:57
Last Modified:22 Mar 2011 11:57

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