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Title: Preface: Extreme events induced by weather and climate change: evaluation, forecasting and proactive planning
Author: Loukas, A.
Llasat Botija, María del Carmen
Ulbrich, U.
Keywords: Previsió del temps
Precipitacions (Meteorologia)
Canvis climàtics
Weather forecasting
Precipitations (Meteorology)
Climatic changes
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: European Geosciences Union
Abstract: This special issue of Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (NHESS) contains eight papers presented as oral or poster contributions in the Natural Hazards NH-1.2 session on"Extreme events induced by weather and climate change: evaluation, forecasting and proactive planning", held at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly in Vienna, Austria, on 13-18 April 2008. The aim of the session was to provide an international forum for presenting new results and for discussing innovative ideas and concepts on extreme hydro-meteorological events, including: (i) the assessment of the risk posed by the extreme events, (ii) the expected changes in the frequency and intensity of the events driven by a changing climate and by multiple human- induced causes, (iii) new modelling approaches and original forecasting methods to predict extreme events and their consequences, and (iv) strategies for hazard mitigation and risk reduction, and for a improved adaptation to extreme hydro-meteorological events ...
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It is part of: Natural Hazards And Earth System Sciences, 2010, vol. 10, p. 1895-1897
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ISSN: 1561-8633
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