Understanding compound weather and climate events and related impacts (BG/ESD/HESS/NHESS inter-journal SI)(BG/ESD/HESS/NHESS inter-journal SI)
Understanding compound weather and climate events and related impacts (BG/ESD/HESS/NHESS inter-journal SI)(BG/ESD/HESS/NHESS inter-journal SI)
Editor(s): Jakob Zscheischler, Bart van den Hurk, and Gabriele Messori Special issue jointly organized between Biogeosciences, Earth System Dynamics, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, and Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences
Compound weather and climate events refer to combinations of multiple weather and climate drivers and/or hazards that lead to potentially large impacts. Compound events encompass a highly diverse set of events including concurrent climate extremes but also an array of nonstandard high-impact events. Consequently, research on compound events requires expertise from a variety of disciplines such as climate science, hydrology, impact modelling, engineering, and statistics, among others. The European COST Action DAMOCLES (http://damocles.compoundevents.org) provides a platform for compound event research and for generating synergies between the different research domains. This inter-journal special issue will serve as an outlet for the work within DAMOCLES and aims to advance our understanding of different aspects of compound events, including present-day and future risk assessments of such events, modelling of individual compound events, bottom-up approaches to identify new types of compound events, and novel model evaluation techniques. It is open for all submissions within its scope.

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04 Oct 2022
Rainfall pattern analysis in 24 East Asian megacities using a complex network
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Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 4823–4836, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-4823-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-4823-2022, 2022
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23 Aug 2022
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02 Jun 2022
Present and future synoptic circulation patterns associated with cold and snowy spells over Italy
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Earth Syst. Dynam., 13, 961–992, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-13-961-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-13-961-2022, 2022
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03 May 2022
Impact of bias nonstationarity on the performance of uni- and multivariate bias-adjusting methods: a case study on data from Uccle, Belgium
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Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 2319–2344, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-2319-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-2319-2022, 2022
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06 Apr 2022
The effects of varying drought-heat signatures on terrestrial carbon dynamics and vegetation composition
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Biogeosciences, 19, 1979–1993, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-1979-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-1979-2022, 2022
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10 Mar 2022
Compound flood modeling framework for surface–subsurface water interactions
Francisco Peña, Fernando Nardi, Assefa Melesse, Jayantha Obeysekera, Fabio Castelli, René M. Price, Todd Crowl, and Noemi Gonzalez-Ramirez
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 775–793, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-22-775-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-22-775-2022, 2022
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28 Jan 2022
Investigating the interaction of waves and river discharge during compound flooding at Breede Estuary, South Africa
Sunna Kupfer, Sara Santamaria-Aguilar, Lara van Niekerk, Melanie Lück-Vogel, and Athanasios T. Vafeidis
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 187–205, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-22-187-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-22-187-2022, 2022
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27 Jan 2022
Compound inland flood events: different pathways, different impacts and different coping options
Annegret H. Thieken, Guilherme Samprogna Mohor, Heidi Kreibich, and Meike Müller
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 165–185, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-22-165-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-22-165-2022, 2022
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22 Dec 2021
Machine-learning methods to assess the effects of a non-linear damage spectrum taking into account soil moisture on winter wheat yields in Germany
Michael Peichl, Stephan Thober, Luis Samaniego, Bernd Hansjürgens, and Andreas Marx
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 6523–6545, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-6523-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-6523-2021, 2021
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06 Dec 2021
Assessing the dependence structure between oceanographic, fluvial, and pluvial flooding drivers along the United States coastline
Ahmed A. Nasr, Thomas Wahl, Md Mamunur Rashid, Paula Camus, and Ivan D. Haigh
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 6203–6222, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-6203-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-6203-2021, 2021
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06 Dec 2021
Storylines of weather-induced crop failure events under climate change
Henrique M. D. Goulart, Karin van der Wiel, Christian Folberth, Juraj Balkovic, and Bart van den Hurk
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 1503–1527, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-1503-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-1503-2021, 2021
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30 Nov 2021
Impacts of compound hot–dry extremes on US soybean yields
Raed Hamed, Anne F. Van Loon, Jeroen Aerts, and Dim Coumou
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 1371–1391, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-1371-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-1371-2021, 2021
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17 Nov 2021
Seasonal ecosystem vulnerability to climatic anomalies in the Mediterranean
Johannes Vogel, Eva Paton, and Valentin Aich
Biogeosciences, 18, 5903–5927, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5903-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5903-2021, 2021
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15 Oct 2021
Vulnerability of European ecosystems to two compound dry and hot summers in 2018 and 2019
Ana Bastos, René Orth, Markus Reichstein, Philippe Ciais, Nicolas Viovy, Sönke Zaehle, Peter Anthoni, Almut Arneth, Pierre Gentine, Emilie Joetzjer, Sebastian Lienert, Tammas Loughran, Patrick C. McGuire, Sungmin O, Julia Pongratz, and Stephen Sitch
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 1015–1035, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-1015-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-1015-2021, 2021
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01 Oct 2021
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, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-2949-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-2949-2021, 2021
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23 Sep 2021
A novel method to identify sub-seasonal clustering episodes of extreme precipitation events and their contributions to large accumulation periods
Jérôme Kopp, Pauline Rivoire, S. Mubashshir Ali, Yannick Barton, and Olivia Martius
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 5153–5174, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5153-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5153-2021, 2021
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13 Sep 2021
Exploring how groundwater buffers the influence of heatwaves on vegetation function during multi-year droughts
Mengyuan Mu, Martin G. De Kauwe, Anna M. Ukkola, Andy J. Pitman, Weidong Guo, Sanaa Hobeichi, and Peter R. Briggs
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 919–938, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-919-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-919-2021, 2021
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12 Aug 2021
Compound flood potential from storm surge and heavy precipitation in coastal China: dependence, drivers, and impacts
Jiayi Fang, Thomas Wahl, Jian Fang, Xun Sun, Feng Kong, and Min Liu
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 4403–4416, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-4403-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-4403-2021, 2021
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06 Jul 2021
Regional analysis of multivariate compound coastal flooding potential around Europe and environs: sensitivity analysis and spatial patterns
Paula Camus, Ivan D. Haigh, Ahmed A. Nasr, Thomas Wahl, Stephen E. Darby, and Robert J. Nicholls
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 2021–2040, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-2021-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-2021-2021, 2021
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01 Jul 2021
Classifying compound coastal storm and heavy rainfall events in the north-western Spanish Mediterranean
Marc Sanuy, Tomeu Rigo, José A. Jiménez, and M. Carmen Llasat
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 3759–3781, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-3759-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-3759-2021, 2021
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24 Jun 2021
Statistical modelling and climate variability of compound surge and precipitation events in a managed water system: a case study in the Netherlands
Víctor M. Santos, Mercè Casas-Prat, Benjamin Poschlod, Elisa Ragno, Bart van den Hurk, Zengchao Hao, Tímea Kalmár, Lianhua Zhu, and Husain Najafi
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 3595–3615, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-3595-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-3595-2021, 2021
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17 Jun 2021
Towards a compound-event-oriented climate model evaluation: a decomposition of the underlying biases in multivariate fire and heat stress hazards
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Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1867–1885, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1867-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1867-2021, 2021
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03 Jun 2021
Spatially compounded surge events: an example from hurricanes Matthew and Florence
Scott Curtis, Kelley DePolt, Jamie Kruse, Anuradha Mukherji, Jennifer Helgeson, Ausmita Ghosh, and Philip Van Wagoner
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1759–1767, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1759-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1759-2021, 2021
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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
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1721–1738, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1721-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1721-2021, 2021
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26 May 2021
Estimating the probability of compound floods in estuarine regions
Wenyan Wu, Seth Westra, and Michael Leonard
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 2821–2841, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2821-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2821-2021, 2021
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19 May 2021
Space–time dependence of compound hot–dry events in the United States: assessment using a multi-site multi-variable weather generator
Manuela I. Brunner, Eric Gilleland, and Andrew W. Wood
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 621–634, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-621-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-621-2021, 2021
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30 Mar 2021
A standardized index for assessing sub-monthly compound dry and hot conditions with application in China
Jun Li, Zhaoli Wang, Xushu Wu, Jakob Zscheischler, Shenglian Guo, and Xiaohong Chen
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 1587–1601, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1587-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1587-2021, 2021
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24 Mar 2021
Canopy temperature and heat stress are increased by compound high air temperature and water stress and reduced by irrigation – a modeling analysis
Xiangyu Luan and Giulia Vico
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 1411–1423, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1411-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1411-2021, 2021
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24 Mar 2021
Compound high-temperature and low-chlorophyll extremes in the ocean over the satellite period
Natacha Le Grix, Jakob Zscheischler, Charlotte Laufkötter, Cecile S. Rousseaux, and Thomas L. Frölicher
Biogeosciences, 18, 2119–2137, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-2119-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-2119-2021, 2021
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10 Feb 2021
Identifying meteorological drivers of extreme impacts: an application to simulated crop yields
Johannes Vogel, Pauline Rivoire, Cristina Deidda, Leila Rahimi, Christoph A. Sauter, Elisabeth Tschumi, Karin van der Wiel, Tianyi Zhang, and Jakob Zscheischler
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 151–172, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-151-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-151-2021, 2021
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03 Feb 2021
Quantifying the impacts of compound extremes on agriculture
Iman Haqiqi, Danielle S. Grogan, Thomas W. Hertel, and Wolfram Schlenker
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 551–564, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-551-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-551-2021, 2021
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02 Feb 2021
Simulating compound weather extremes responsible for critical crop failure with stochastic weather generators
Peter Pfleiderer, Aglaé Jézéquel, Juliette Legrand, Natacha Legrix, Iason Markantonis, Edoardo Vignotto, and Pascal Yiou
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 103–120, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-103-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-103-2021, 2021
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06 Jan 2021
Evaluating the dependence structure of compound precipitation and wind speed extremes
Jakob Zscheischler, Philippe Naveau, Olivia Martius, Sebastian Engelke, and Christoph C. Raible
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 1–16, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-1-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-1-2021, 2021
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05 Jan 2021
Vegetation modulates the impact of climate extremes on gross primary production
Milan Flach, Alexander Brenning, Fabian Gans, Markus Reichstein, Sebastian Sippel, and Miguel D. Mahecha
Biogeosciences, 18, 39–53, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-39-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-39-2021, 2021
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09 Oct 2020
Risk of crop failure due to compound dry and hot extremes estimated with nested copulas
Andreia Filipa Silva Ribeiro, Ana Russo, Célia Marina Gouveia, Patrícia Páscoa, and Jakob Zscheischler
Biogeosciences, 17, 4815–4830, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-4815-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-4815-2020, 2020
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28 Aug 2020
Compound warm–dry and cold–wet events over the Mediterranean
Paolo De Luca, Gabriele Messori, Davide Faranda, Philip J. Ward, and Dim Coumou
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 793–805, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-11-793-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-11-793-2020, 2020
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