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11.082017

Assoc. prof. Marzena Osuch co-author in prestigious Science

Article Changing climate shifts timing of European floods is based on long-term analysis of the timing of river floods in Europe

A warming climate is expected to have an impact on the magnitude and timing of river floods; however, no consistent large-scale climate change signal in observed flood magnitudes has been identified so far. We analyzed the timing of river floods in Europe over the past five decades, using a pan-European database from 4262 observational hydrometric stations, and found clear patterns of change in flood timing. Warmer temperatures have led to earlier spring snowmelt floods throughout northeastern Europe; delayed winter storms associated with polar warming have led to later winter floods around the North Sea and some sectors of the Mediterranean coast; and earlier soil moisture maxima have led to earlier winter floods in western Europe. Our results highlight the existence of a clear climate signal in flood observations at the continental scale.(Reprint Science)

Congratulation prof. Osuch!!!

  • COVER The first humans to arrive in the Americas, more than 14,000 years ago, may have traveled by boat through landscapes such as this one on the coast of Oregon. Archaeologists are now trying to trace their steps. See page 542.
Photo: Henry Georgi/Aurora Photo

Żródło http://science.sciencemag.org/content/357/6351?utm_source=sciencemagazine&utm_medium=facebook-text&utm_campaign=6351toc-14629

    COVER The first humans to arrive in the Americas, more than 14,000 years ago, may have traveled by boat through landscapes such as this one on the coast of Oregon. Archaeologists are now trying to trace their steps. See page 542. Photo: Henry Georgi/Aurora Photo Żródło http://science.sciencemag.org/content/357/6351?utm_source=sciencemagazine&utm_medium=facebook-text&utm_campaign=6351toc-14629

  • Assoc. Prof. Marzena Osuch

    Assoc. Prof. Marzena Osuch

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