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World Map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification updated
The most frequently used climate classification map is that o f Wladimir Koppen, presented in its latest version 1961 by Rudolf Geiger. A huge number of climate studies and subsequent publicationsExpand
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A comprehensive model inter-comparison study investigating the water budget during the BALTEX-PIDCAP period
Summary A comparison of 8 regional atmospheric model systems was carried out for a three-month late summer/early autumn period in 1995 over the Baltic Sea and its catchment area. All models wereExpand
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The climate of the European Alps: Shift of very high resolution Köppen-Geiger climate zones 1800–2100
Although the European Alps are one of the most investigated regions worldwide, maps depicting climate change by means of climate classification are still not-existent. To contribute to this topic, aExpand
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Geographical distribution of Dermacentor marginatus and Dermacentor reticulatus in Europe.
The goal of this paper is to present up-to-date maps depicting the geographical distribution of Dermacentor species in Europe based on georeferenced sampling sites. Therefore, a dataset was compiled,Expand
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Monitoring of Usutu virus activity and spread by using dead bird surveillance in Austria, 2003-2005.
Usutu virus has been causing avian mortality in Austria since its emergence in 2001. Between 2003 and 2005 a total of 504 dead birds were examined by reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reactionExpand
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Explaining Usutu virus dynamics in Austria: model development and calibration.
Usutu virus (USUV), a flavivirus of the Japanese encephalitis virus complex, was for the first time detected outside Africa in the region around Vienna (Austria) in 2001 by Weissenböck et al.Expand
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Correction of synoptic precipitation observations due to systematic measuring errors with special regard to precipitation phases
Abstract A recently developed method for event-based daily bias-correction of synoptic precipitation observations regarding systematic measuring errors was transfered at the Global PrecipitationExpand
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Bluetongue Disease Risk Assessment Based on Observed and Projected Culicoides obsoletus spp. Vector Densities
Bluetongue is an arboviral disease of ruminants causing significant economic losses. Our risk assessment is based on the epidemiological key parameter, the basic reproduction number. It is defined asExpand
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Spatial and temporal variation in the abundance of Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in nine European countries
BackgroundBiting midges of the genus Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) are vectors of bluetongue virus (BTV), African horse sickness virus and Schmallenberg virus (SBV). Outbreaks of both BTV andExpand
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