Dry soils exacerbated 2006 heatwave in Northern France

Abstract : Dry soils and a lack of cloud cover help explain a major heatwave in France, concludes new research. The study indicates that the two drivers were separate, unlinked events that came together at the same time to worsen the 2006 heatwave. Its findings could allow heatwaves to be predicted more accurately to protect public health
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Marjolaine Chiriaco, Sophie Bastin, Pascal Yiou, Marc Stefanon, Martial Haeffelin, et al.. Dry soils exacerbated 2006 heatwave in Northern France. Science for Environment Policy, European Commission, 2015, pp.n° 405. ⟨hal-01130255⟩



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