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CR - Vol. 70, No. 2-3 - Table of contents

Clim Res (Print ISSN: 0936-577X; Online ISSN: 1616-1572)
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Drought in Central Europe – from drought response to preparedness
Editors: Donald Wilhite,Rudolf Brázdil, Ulf Büntgen, Michael Hayes, Miroslav Trnka

CR SPECIAL 33 highlights some of the main findings from the interdisciplinary drought re - search (InterSucho) project (sucho: Czech for drought). The aim of the InterSucho project was to understand drought as multifaceted extreme events at a regional scale with focus on the Czech Republic and Central Europe, and across various time scales. Some of the topics covered in this Special are:

  • Characteristics of historical and more recent drought events derived from documentary data
  • Observed drought trends, including observed trends in drought impacts
  • Response of agriculture to drought on seasonal and long-term scales
  • Expected changes and challenges arising with ongoing climate change
  • Methods to increase drought resilience starting from spatially explicit estimation of drought related hazards to drought planning
Contributions to this CR SPECIAL provide—for the first time—a comprehensive overview of drought and its impacts, as well as possible measures to increase resilience in the region, which is considered to be one of Europe’s climate change hot spots. InterSucho is lead and supported by Global Change Research Institute – CzechGlobe.
Drought in Central Europe – from drought response to preparedness
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Wilhite DA
Managing drought risk in a changing climate
CR 70:99-102 | Full text in pdf format

Brázdil R, Dobrovolný P, Trnka M, Büntgen U, Řezníčková L, Kotyza O, Valášek H, Štěpánek P
Documentary and instrumental-based drought indices for the Czech Lands back to AD 1501
CR 70:103-117 | Full text in pdf format

Možný M, Brázdil R, Dobrovolný P, Trnka M, Potopová V, Hlavinka P, Bartošová L, Zahradníček P, Štěpánek P, Žalud Z
Drought reconstruction based on grape harvest dates for the Czech Lands, 1499−2012
CR 70:119-132 | Full text in pdf format

Dobrovolný P, Rybníček M, Büntgen U, Trnka M, Brázdil R, Stachoň Z, Prokop O, Kolář T
Recent growth coherence in long-term oak (Quercus spp.) ring width chronologies in the Czech Republic
CR 70:133-141 | Full text in pdf format

Trnka M, Balek J, Štěpánek P, Zahradníček P, Možný M, Eitzinger J, Žalud Z, Formayer H, Turňa M, Nejedlík P, Semerádová D, Hlavinka P, Brázdil R
Drought trends over part of Central Europe between 1961 and 2014
CR 70:143-160 | Full text in pdf format

Brázdil R, Raška P, Trnka M, Zahradníček P, Valášek H, Dobrovolný P, Řezníčková L, Treml P, Stachoň Z
The Central European drought of 1947: causes and consequences, with particular reference to the Czech Lands
CR 70:161-178 | Full text in pdf format

Štěpánek P, Zahradníček P, Farda A, Skalák P, Trnka M, Meitner J, Rajdl K
Projection of drought-inducing climate conditions in the Czech Republic according to Euro-CORDEX models
CR 70:179-193 | Full text in pdf format

Trnka M, Olesen JE, Kersebaum KC, Rötter RP, Brázdil R, Eitzinger J, Jansen S, Skjelvåg AO, Peltonen-Sainio P, Hlavinka P, Balek J, Eckersten H, Gobin A, Vučetić V, Dalla Marta A, Orlandini S, Alexandrov V, Semerádová D, Štěpánek P, Svobodová E, Rajdl K
Changing regional weather−crop yield relationships across Europe between 1901 and 2012
CR 70:195-214 | Full text in pdf format

Anderson MC, Hain CR, Jurecka F, Trnka M, Hlavinka P, Dulaney W, Otkin JA, Johnson D, Gao F
Relationships between the evaporative stress index and winter wheat and spring barley yield anomalies in the Czech Republic
CR 70:215-230 | Full text in pdf format

Trnka M, Semerádová D, Novotný I, Dumbrovský M, Drbal K, Pavlík F, Vopravil J, Štěpánková P, Vizina A, Balek J, Hlavinka P, Bartošová L, Žalud Z
Assessing the combined hazards of drought, soil erosion and local flooding on agricultural land: a Czech case study
CR 70:231-249 | Full text in pdf format

Finnessey T, Hayes M, Lukas J, Svoboda M
Using climate information for drought planning
CR 70:251-263 | Full text in pdf format

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