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https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-8-1263-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-8-1263-2017
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22 Dec 2017
Research article |  | 22 Dec 2017

Return levels of temperature extremes in southern Pakistan

Maida Zahid, Richard Blender, Valerio Lucarini, and Maria Caterina Bramati

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The southern part of Pakistan (Sindh province) has been exposed to frequent and intense temperature extremes recently and is highly vulnerable to their impacts due to lack of information on recurrence of extremes. In this paper for the first time we estimated the return levels of daily maximum temperatures and daily maximum wet-bulb temperatures over the different return periods in Sindh, which would help the local administrations to prioritize the regions in terms of adaptations.
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