Forest fire danger in the present climate and projected changes under two climate change scenarios

Figure Created 03 Dec 2019 Published 03 Dec 2019 Last modified 03 Dec 2019
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Climate change assessment of the Fire Weather Index (FWI) aggregated component, computed daily from 1980 to 2100 for five models (see Table 4 of de Rigo et al., 2017 The daily FWI is computed for each scenario realisation based on a corresponding model. The entire time series has been estimated and the 90 % quantile of each time period has been computed. The median of the five model ensemble is shown for each period.

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Adapted from Figure 8 of: de Rigo, D., Libertà, G., Houston Durrant, T., Artés Vivancos, T., San-Miguel-Ayanz, J., 2017. Forest fire danger extremes in Europe under climate change: variability and uncertainty. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 71 pp. ISBN: 978-92-79-77046-3 ,


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