The Hot Summer of 2010: Redrawing the Temperature Record Map of Europe

  title={The Hot Summer of 2010: Redrawing the Temperature Record Map of Europe},
  author={D. Barriopedro and E. M. Fischer and J. Luterbacher and R. Trigo and R. Garc{\'i}a-Herrera},
  pages={220 - 224}
  • D. Barriopedro, E. M. Fischer, +2 authors R. García-Herrera
  • Published 2011
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • Large parts of eastern Europe experienced exceptional warmth during the summer of 2010. The summer of 2010 was exceptionally warm in eastern Europe and large parts of Russia. We provide evidence that the anomalous 2010 warmth that caused adverse impacts exceeded the amplitude and spatial extent of the previous hottest summer of 2003. “Mega-heatwaves” such as the 2003 and 2010 events likely broke the 500-year-long seasonal temperature records over approximately 50% of Europe. According to… CONTINUE READING
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