Articles | Volume 16, issue 5
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1079–1090, 2016

Special issue: Climate change, extreme events and hazards in the Mediterranean...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1079–1090, 2016

Research article 10 May 2016

Research article | 10 May 2016

Regional impacts of global change: seasonal trends in extreme rainfall, run-off and temperature in two contrasting regions of Morocco

Kenza Khomsi et al.

Related authors

ADHI: the African Database of Hydrometric Indices (1950–2018)
Yves Tramblay, Nathalie Rouché, Jean-Emmanuel Paturel, Gil Mahé, Jean-François Boyer, Ernest Amoussou, Ansoumana Bodian, Honoré Dacosta, Hamouda Dakhlaoui, Alain Dezetter, Denis Hughes, Lahoucine Hanich, Christophe Peugeot, Raphael Tshimanga, and Patrick Lachassagne
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 1547–1560,,, 2021
Short summary
Study of the spatial and temporal variability of rainfall in the Middle and Lower Cheliff (Algeria)
Ali Hadour, Gil Mahé, and Mohamed Meddi
Proc. IAHS, 383, 61–68,,, 2020
Short summary
Study of soil erosion risks using RUSLE Model and remote sensing: case of the Bouregreg watershed (Morocco)
Fatima Hara, Mohammed Achab, Anas Emran, and Gil Mahe
Proc. IAHS, 383, 159–162,,, 2020
Calibration of the hydrological model GR4J from potential evapotranspiration estimates by the Penman-Monteith and Oudin methods in the Ouémé watershed (West Africa)
Domiho Japhet Kodja, Arsène J. Sègla Akognongbé, Ernest Amoussou, Gil Mahé, E. Wilfrid Vissin, Jean-Emmanuel Paturel, and Constant Houndénou
Proc. IAHS, 383, 163–169,,, 2020
Preface: Hydrological processes and water security in a changing world
Zhongbo Yu, Chunhui Lu, Jianyuan Cai, Dazheng Yu, Gil Mahe, Anil Mishra, Christophe Cudennec, Henny A. J. Van Lanen, Didier Orange, and Abou Amani
Proc. IAHS, 383, 3–4,,, 2020
Short summary

Related subject area

Atmospheric, Meteorological and Climatological Hazards
An ensemble of state-of-the-art ash dispersion models: towards probabilistic forecasts to increase the resilience of air traffic against volcanic eruptions
Matthieu Plu, Barbara Scherllin-Pirscher, Delia Arnold Arias, Rocio Baro, Guillaume Bigeard, Luca Bugliaro, Ana Carvalho, Laaziz El Amraoui, Kurt Eschbacher, Marcus Hirtl, Christian Maurer, Marie D. Mulder, Dennis Piontek, Lennart Robertson, Carl-Herbert Rokitansky, Fritz Zobl, and Raimund Zopp
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 2973–2992,,, 2021
Short summary
A climatology of sub-seasonal temporal clustering of extreme precipitation in Switzerland and its links to extreme discharge
Alexandre Tuel and Olivia Martius
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 2949–2972,,, 2021
Short summary
Impact of large wildfires on PM10 levels and human mortality in Portugal
Patricia Tarín-Carrasco, Sofia Augusto, Laura Palacios-Peña, Nuno Ratola, and Pedro Jiménez-Guerrero
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 2867–2880,,, 2021
Short summary
Investigating 3D and 4D variational rapid-update-cycling assimilation of weather radar reflectivity for a heavy rain event in central Italy
Vincenzo Mazzarella, Rossella Ferretti, Errico Picciotti, and Frank Silvio Marzano
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 2849–2865,,, 2021
Short summary
Variability in lightning hazard over Indian region with respect to El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phases
Avaronthan Veettil Sreenath, Sukumarapillai Abhilash, and Pattathil Vijaykumar
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 2597–2609,,, 2021
Short summary

Cited articles

Agoumi, A.: Vulnerability of North African Countries to Climatic Changes: Adaptation and Implementation Strategies for Climate Change, Climate Change Knowledge Network, available at: 2003.
Atlasinfo: Le sud du Maroc en “alerte maximale” face à de nouvelles inondations, available at:, last access: 4 April 2014.
Aujourd'hui le Maroc: Bilan préliminaire des inondations de Settat,, 0 last access: 4 April 2015.
Beaulieu, C., Chen, J., and Sarmiento, J.: Change-point analysis as a tool to detect abrupt climate variations, Philos. T. Roy. Soc. A, 370, 1228–1249, 2012.
Boudhar, A.: Télédétection du manteau neigeux et modélisation de la contribution des eaux de fonte des neiges aux débits des oueds du haut atlas de Marrakech, PhD thesis, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco, 35–39, 2009.
Short summary
The study investigates trends in mean and extreme rainfall, run-off, temperature and their relationship with large-scale atmospheric circulation. It focuses on two Moroccan watersheds; Bouregreg and Tensift, using data from 1977 to 2003. Results do not show a homogeneous behaviour in the catchments; the influence of the large-scale atmospheric circulation is different and a clear spatial dependence of the trend analysis is linked to the distance from the coast and the mountains.
Final-revised paper