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Title: Effects of solar activity and climate variability on large floods in Switzerland
Author: Peña Rabadán, Juan Carlos
Schulte, Lothar, 1967-
Keywords: Inundacions
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles
Abstract: The paper presents the variability of major floods in Switzerland for the period 1800-2008 from a summer index (INU). The index is constructed from the damage caused by flooding, with the aim of establishing the possible influence of the solar and climate variability on the major floods. The coincidence of flood-rich periods with those observed in other regions of different climate and fluvial regimes suggests that climate forcings and changes in the general circulation of the atmosphere are those who govern the appearance of these high-frequency temporal clusters.
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It is part of: Boletín de la Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles, 2014, num. 65, p. 469-475
ISSN: 0212-9426
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