Articles | Volume 21, issue 6
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1721–1738, 2021

Special issue: Understanding compound weather and climate events and related...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1721–1738, 2021
Research article
02 Jun 2021
Research article | 02 Jun 2021

Assessing internal changes in the future structure of dry–hot compound events: the case of the Pyrenees

Marc Lemus-Canovas and Joan Albert Lopez-Bustins

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We present research that attempts to address recent and future changes in hot and dry compound events in the Pyrenees, which can induce severe environmental hazards in this area. The results show that during the last few decades, these kinds of compound events have only increased due to temperature increase. However, for the future, it is expected that the risk associated with these compound events will be raised by both the thermal increase and the longer duration of drought periods.
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