Journal cover Journal topic
Climate of the Past An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic

Journal metrics

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 3.470 IF 3.470
  • IF 5-year value: 4.009 IF 5-year
    4.009
  • CiteScore value: 3.45 CiteScore
    3.45
  • SNIP value: 1.166 SNIP 1.166
  • IPP value: 3.28 IPP 3.28
  • SJR value: 1.929 SJR 1.929
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 64 Scimago H
    index 64
  • h5-index value: 43 h5-index 43
CP | Articles | Volume 15, issue 4
Clim. Past, 15, 1395–1409, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1395-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Clim. Past, 15, 1395–1409, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1395-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 30 Jul 2019

Research article | 30 Jul 2019

Causes of increased flood frequency in central Europe in the 19th century

Stefan Brönnimann et al.

Viewed

Total article views: 928 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)
HTML PDF XML Total Supplement BibTeX EndNote
672 246 10 928 26 7 5
  • HTML: 672
  • PDF: 246
  • XML: 10
  • Total: 928
  • Supplement: 26
  • BibTeX: 7
  • EndNote: 5
Views and downloads (calculated since 15 Feb 2019)
Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 15 Feb 2019)

Viewed (geographical distribution)

Total article views: 735 (including HTML, PDF, and XML) Thereof 731 with geography defined and 4 with unknown origin.
Country # Views %
  • 1
1
 
 
 
 

Cited

Saved (final revised paper)

No saved metrics found.

Saved (discussion paper)

No saved metrics found.

Discussed (final revised paper)

No discussed metrics found.

Discussed (discussion paper)

No discussed metrics found.
Latest update: 24 Feb 2020
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
During the 19th century flood frequency was high in central Europe, but it was low in the mid-20th century. This paper tracks these decadal changes in flood frequency for the case of Switzerland from peak discharge data back to precipitation data and daily weather reconstructions. We find an increased frequency in flood-prone weather types during large parts of the 19th century and decreased frequency in the mid-20th century. Sea-surface temperature anomalies can only explain a small part of it.
During the 19th century flood frequency was high in central Europe, but it was low in the...
Citation