Atmospheric rivers linked to severe precipitation in Europe
Article first published online: 20 AUG 2013
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 94, Issue 34, page 304, 20 August 2013
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2013), Atmospheric rivers linked to severe precipitation in Europe, Eos Trans. AGU, 94(34), 304.(
- Issue published online: 20 AUG 2013
- Article first published online: 20 AUG 2013
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- atmospheric rivers;
- extreme precipitation;
Atmospheric rivers, narrow bands of enhanced water vapor transport in the atmosphere, have been associated with extreme rainfall and flooding in some areas, especially western North America. Lavers and Villarini now show that atmospheric rivers are also responsible for a significant number of days of high precipitation in western Europe.