Indications of change of climate from the analysis of air temperature time series in Athens, Greece

@article{Katsoulis1987IndicationsOC,
  title={Indications of change of climate from the analysis of air temperature time series in Athens, Greece},
  author={Basil D. Katsoulis},
  journal={Climatic Change},
  year={1987},
  volume={10},
  pages={67-79}
}
  • B. Katsoulis
  • Published 1 February 1987
  • Environmental Science
  • Climatic Change
Air temperature data of Athens are analysed to point out the variations caused by natural controls and anthropogenic activities. The study of the temperature records from 1858 to 1982 at Athens, on the southeast coast of Greece, supports the findings of earlier studies which indicate that the period of the 1920's to the 1950's were, climatologically, warmer than the preceding 60 yr and after about 1960. In particular, minimum temperatures show an increase from the 1920's to the 1980's, possibly… 
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