Assessing trends in extreme precipitation events intensity and magnitude using non-stationary peaks-over-threshold analysis: a case study in northeast Spain from 1930 to 2006

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Begueria, Santiago; Angulo-Martinez, Marta; Vicente-Serrano, Sergio M.; Ignacio Lopez-Moreno, J.; El-Kenawy, Ahmed;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain)
  • Journal: International Journal of Climatology,volume 31,issue 14,pages2,102-2,114 (issn: 0899-8418)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1002/joc.2218, handle: 10261/42691
  • Subject: time series analysis | regional climate change | precipitation | Spain | extreme events | Iberian Peninsula | climate variability | non-stationary extreme value analysis

Most applications of the extreme value (EV) theory have assumed stationarity, i.e. the statistical properties of the process do not change over time. However, there is evidence suggesting that the occurrence of extreme events is not stationary but changes naturally, as ... View more
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