TITLE

European Heat Waves of the Future May Not Be as Bad as Previously Predicted

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
CO2 Science;7/7/2010, Vol. 13 Issue 27, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on future heat waves over Europe. It references the study "Potential Impact of Vegetation Feedback on European Heat Waves in a 2 x CO2 Climate," by S.-J. Jeong et al. in a 2010 issue of "Climatic Change." Based on the projected warming of 4° Celsius (C) in Europe, the scientists calculated that it has been reduced by 1°C upon the inclusion of dynamic vegetation feedback. Also noted is the enhancement of evapotranspiration and precipitation with additional greening in the presence of vegetation feedback effects.
ACCESSION #
52106262

 

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