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Barriopedro Cepero, David and Sousa, P.M. and Trigo, R. M. and García Herrera, Ricardo and Ramos, A.M. (2020) The exceptional Iberian heatwave of summer 2018. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 101 (1). S29-S33. ISSN 0003-0007

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0159.1


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Abstract

August 2018 saw the warmest Iberian heatwave since that of 2003. Recent climate change has exacerbated this event making it at least »1°C warmer than similar events since 1950–83.


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© 2020 American Meteorological Society. We acknowledge the E-OBS dataset from http://www.uerra.eu (EU-FP6), the Copernicus Climate Change Service, the data providers in ECA&D (https://www.ecad.eu), IPMA, the GISTEMP Team 2019 dataset (data.giss.nasa.gov/gistemp/) and J. Luterbacher for providing the proxy-based reconstruction. Energy data were retrieved from https://demanda.ree.es/ and http://www.centrodeinformacao.ren.pt. AMR, PMS, and RMT were supported by project IMDROFLOOD (Improving Drought and Flood Early Warning, Forecasting and Mitigation using real-time hydroclimatic indicators; WaterJPI/0004/2014) through Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), Portugal. AMR was also supported by the Scientific Employment Stimulus 2017 from FCT (CEECIND/00027/2017). We thank three reviewers for their comments.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Meteorology; Atmospheric science
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Atmospheric physics
ID Code:60725
Deposited On:05 Jun 2020 06:32
Last Modified:05 Jun 2020 06:32

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