Indices for monitoring changes in extremes based on daily temperature and precipitation data

@inproceedings{Zhang2011IndicesFM,
  title={Indices for monitoring changes in extremes based on daily temperature and precipitation data},
  author={Xuebin Zhang and Lisa P. Alexander and Gabriele C. Hegerl and Philip H Jones and A. M. G. Klein Tank and Thomas C. Peterson and Blair Trewin and Francis W. Zwiers},
  year={2011}
}
Indices for climate variability and extremes have been used for a long time, often by assessing days with temperature or precipitation observations above or below specific physically-based thresholds. While these indices provided insight into local conditions, few physically based thresholds have relevance in all parts of the world. Therefore, indices of extremes evolved over time and now often focus on relative thresholds that describe features in the tails of the distributions of… CONTINUE READING
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