Flood trends: Not higher but more often

Nature Climate Change
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Abstract

Heavy precipitation has increased worldwide, but the effect of this on flood magnitude has been difficult to pinpoint. An alternative approach to analysing records shows that, in the central United States, floods have become more frequent but not larger.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Flood trends: Not higher but more often
Series title Nature Climate Change
DOI 10.1038/nclimate2551
Volume 5
Issue 3
Year Published 2015
Language English
Publisher Nature
Contributing office(s) National Research Program - Eastern Branch
Description 2 p.
First page 198
Last page 199
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