You are looking at  1-10 of 23 articles  for:

  • Regional and Local Climates x
Clear All

View:

Theory and Modeling of the African Humid Period and the Green Sahara  

Martin Claussen, Anne Dallmeyer, and Jürgen Bader

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
There is ample evidence from palaeobotanic and palaeoclimatic reconstructions that during early and mid-Holocene between some 11,700 years (in some regions, a few thousand years earlier) ... More

Regional Climate Modeling and Air-Sea Coupling  

Corinna Schrum

Regional models were originally developed to serve weather forecasting and regional process studies. Typical simulations encompass time periods in the order of days or weeks. Thereafter ... More

Observed Regional Climate Change in Tibet over the Last Decades  

Kun Yang

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
The Tibetan Plateau (TP) is subjected to strong interactions among the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, and biosphere. The Plateau exerts huge thermal forcing on the mid-troposphere ... More

Mineral Dust Generation across Northern Africa and Its Impacts  

Peter Knippertz

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
Mineral dust is the most important natural aerosol type by mass, with northern Africa the most prominent source region worldwide. Dust particles are lifted into the atmosphere by strong ... More

Impact of Land–Atmosphere Interactions on Sahel Climate  

Yongkang Xue

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
The Sahel of Africa has been identified as having the strongest land–atmosphere (L/A) interactions on Earth. The Sahelian L/A interaction studies started in the late 1970s. However, due to ... More

Climate of Western and Central Equatorial Africa  

Amin Dezfuli

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
Western and Central Equatorial Africa (WCEA), home to the Congo rainforests, is the green heart of the otherwise dry continent of Africa. Despite its crucial role in the Earth system, ... More

Quaternary Climate Variation in Eastern Africa  

Thomas C. Johnson

Online publication date:
Feb 2017
The people of East Africa are particularly vulnerable to the whims of their regional climate. A rapidly growing population depends heavily on rain-fed agriculture, and when the rains ... More

Changes in Precipitation over Southern Africa during Recent Centuries  

David Nash

Precipitation levels in southern Africa exhibit a marked east–west gradient and are characterized by strong seasonality and high interannual variability. Much of the mainland south of 15°S ... More

Downscaling Climate Information  

Rasmus Benestad

Online publication date:
Jul 2016
What are the local consequences of a global climate change? This question is important for proper handling of risks associated with weather and climate. It also tacitly assumes that there ... More

Poland’s Climate in the Last Millennium  

Rajmund Przybylak

Online publication date:
Apr 2016
The reconstruction of climate in Poland in the past millennium, as measured by several kinds of proxy data, is more complete than that of many other regions in Europe and the world. In ... More

View: