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Contribution of anthropogenic climate change to April-May 2017 heavy precipitation over the Uruguay River basin

de Abreu, R. C., Cunningham, C., Rudorff, C. M., Rudorff, N., Abatan, A. A., Tett, S. F. B., Dong, B., Lott, F. C. and Sparrow, S. N. (2019) Contribution of anthropogenic climate change to April-May 2017 heavy precipitation over the Uruguay River basin. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. ISSN 1520-0477

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0102.1

Abstract/Summary

Anthropogenic climate change has increased the risk of the April-May 2017 extreme rainfall in the Uruguay River basin, which has caused extensive flood and major socio-economic impacts, by at least twofold with a most-likely increase of about five.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > NCAS
Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > Department of Meteorology
ID Code:79545
Publisher:American Meteorological Society

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