Articles | Volume 19, issue 3
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 611–628, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-611-2019

Special issue: Hydroclimatic extremes and impacts at catchment to regional...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 611–628, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-611-2019

Research article 21 Mar 2019

Research article | 21 Mar 2019

High-spatial-resolution probability maps of drought duration and magnitude across Spain

Fernando Domínguez-Castro et al.

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Generalized Pareto Parameters and maps of drought risk for Spain F. Domínguez-Castro, S. M. Vicente-Serrano, M. Tomás-Burguera, M. Peña-Gallardo, S. Beguería, A. M. El Kenawy, Y. Luna, and A. Morata http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/178150

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We mapped – for the first time – the probability of occurrence of drought over Spain, with the overriding aim of improving current drought assessment, management and mitigation measures, and strategies across the region. Spatially, our estimations suggest a higher probability of extreme drought events in southern and central areas of Spain compared to northern and eastern regions. Nevertheless, there are strong differences among drought indices and drought timescales.
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