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Extreme and intense precipitation

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dc.contributor.author Roca, Rémy
dc.contributor.author Masunaga, Hirohiko
dc.contributor.author Alexander, Lisa
dc.date.accessioned 2021-07-09T20:38:51Z
dc.date.available 2021-07-09T20:38:51Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation Roca, R., H. Masunaga, and L. Alexander, 2021: Extreme and intense precipitation, in The Joint IPWG/GEWEX Precipitation Assessment (ed. R. Roca), WCRP Report 2/2021, World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), Geneva, Switzerland. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1920/11979
dc.description DOI: 10.13021/gewex.precip.2.5
dc.description.abstract The availability of numerous gridded precipitation products and the importance of the question of extreme precipitation have led to a number of new findings. Over land, this intercomparison generally emphasizes that global space-based precipitation products show the potential for climate-scale analyses of extremes to serve as a complementary source to in situ gridded data, while reanalysis should be used with caution. Over the ocean, the spread among the products of extreme intensity is larger than over land. The global characteristics of the representation of precipitation extremes are found at the regional scale as well. Yet, the magnitude and the behavior among the products show significant regional disparities that are more and more carefully documented in the literature. With these caveats, the new generation of satellite products are successfully used for process-oriented studies and climate models evaluation. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher World Climate Research Programme en_US
dc.rights Attribution 3.0 IGO *
dc.rights.uri https://www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo/ *
dc.subject extreme precipitation en_US
dc.subject precipitation processes en_US
dc.subject climate model evaluation en_US
dc.title Extreme and intense precipitation en_US
dc.title.alternative Chapter 2.5 en_US
dc.type Book chapter en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.13021/gewex.precip.2.5


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