Spatiotemporal variability of drought in the East Europe in the context of global climate change

Authors: Khokhlov V.N., Yermolenko N. S.

Year: 2012

Issue: 11

Pages: 128-134


We study the spatiotemporal variability of different droughts using the standardized precipitation evapotranspiration index with time scales 1, 3, 6, 12 and 24 months for the territory of Eastern Europe during 1951-1980 and 1981-2010. It was found that the maximum number of droughts was registered in the period of global warming, i.e. during 1981-2010 years.

Tags: maximum number of droughts; spatiotemporal features; standardized precipitation evapotranspiration index


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