Articles | Volume 10, issue 1
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 73–89, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-73-2019
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 73–89, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-73-2019

Research article 06 Feb 2019

Research article | 06 Feb 2019

The response of precipitation characteristics to global warming from climate projections

Filippo Giorgi et al.

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The paper revisits the critical issue of precipitation characteristics in response to global warming through a new analysis of global and regional climate projections and a summary of previous work. Robust responses are identified and the underlying processes investigated. Examples of applications are given, such as the evaluation of risks associated with extremes. The paper, solicited by the EGU executive office, is based on the 2018 EGU Alexander von Humboldt medal lecture by Filippo Giorgi.
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