Heat waves: a hot topic in climate change research

  title={Heat waves: a hot topic in climate change research},
  author={Werner Marx and Robin Haunschild and Lutz Bornmann},
  journal={Theoretical and Applied Climatology},
  pages={781 - 800}
Research on heat waves (periods of excessively hot weather, which may be accompanied by high humidity) is a newly emerging research topic within the field of climate change research with high relevance for the whole of society. In this study, we analyzed the rapidly growing scientific literature dealing with heat waves. No summarizing overview has been published on this literature hitherto. We developed a suitable search query to retrieve the relevant literature covered by the Web of Science… 

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