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Characteristics of extreme droughts inferred from tree-ring data in the Qilian Mountains, 1700−2005

ABSTRACT: Severe droughts were evaluated using a tree-ring network of 12 chronologies (1700−2005) from the Qilian Mountains on the northeastern Tibetan Plateau. A total of 98 drought years, including 78 moderate, 15 severe, and 5 extreme events, were identified for the past 306 yr. Following... Full description

1st Person: Zhang, Yong verfasserin
Additional Persons: Shao, Xuemei verfasserin; Yin, Zhi-Yong verfasserin; Liang, Eryuan verfasserin; Tian, Qinhua verfasserin; Xu, Yan verfasserin
Source: in Climate Research Vol. 50, No. 2-3 (2011), p. 141-159
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2011
Keywords: Tree ring
Drought
Qilian Mountains
Northeastern Tibetan Plateau
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