Object structure

Title:

The variability of daily precipitation totals in Poland (1951–2000)

Subtitle:

Geographia Polonica Vol. 82 No. 1 (2009)

Creator:

Wibig, Joanna

Publisher:

IGiPZ PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa ; Warszawa

Date issued/created:

2009

Description:

24 cm

Subject and Keywords:

wet spell ; dry spells ; precipitation extremes ; linear trend ; Poland

Abstract:

The analysis concerned the variability of daily precipitation totals observed during the second half of the 20th century at five stations in Poland. The elements examined were number of days with precipitation exceeding given thresholds, lengths of wet and dry spells and precipitation amounts in a single spell. There is an upward trend for the number of spells and days with precipitation, and a downward trend for mean precipitation during a given spell. Changes in peak precipitation are not uniform, there being negative trends at some stations and positive ones at others. However the lack of a trend for precipitation totals combines with the climatic warming now to be observed to imply risk of a water deficit.

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Relation:

Geographia Polonica

Volume:

82

Issue:

1

Start page:

21

End page:

32

Resource Type:

Article

Format:

File size 1,1 MB ; application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

0016-7282 ; 10.7163/GPol.2009.1.2

Source:

CBGiOS. IGiPZ PAN, call nos.: Cz.2085, Cz.2173, Cz.2406 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection. Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

Projects co-financed by:

European Union. European Regional Development Fund ; Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure