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Climate of the Past An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Clim. Past, 12, 299-316, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-299-2016
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Research article
17 Feb 2016
Frequency and intensity of palaeofloods at the interface of Atlantic and Mediterranean climate domains
B. Wilhelm et al.
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Interactive discussionStatus: closed
AC: Author comment | RC: Referee comment | SC: Short comment | EC: Editor comment
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AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Reconsider after major revisions (22 Dec 2015) by Jürg Luterbacher  
AR by Bruno Wilhelm on behalf of the Authors (22 Dec 2015)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (06 Jan 2016) by Jürg Luterbacher
RR by Gerardo Benito (07 Jan 2016)  
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (25 Jan 2016)  
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by Editor) (02 Feb 2016) by Jürg Luterbacher  
AR by Bruno Wilhelm on behalf of the Authors (03 Feb 2016)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (04 Feb 2016) by Jürg Luterbacher  
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Short summary
The long-term response of the flood activity to both Atlantic and Mediterranean climatic influences was explored by reconstructing the Foréant record. Both influences result in a higher flood frequency during past cold periods. Atlantic influences seem to result in more frequent high-intensity flood events during past warm periods, suggesting an increase in flood intensity under the global warming. However, no high-intensity events occurred during the 20th century.
The long-term response of the flood activity to both Atlantic and Mediterranean climatic...
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