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Volume 8, issue 4
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 1263-1278, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-8-1263-2017
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Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 1263-1278, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-8-1263-2017
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Research article 22 Dec 2017

Research article | 22 Dec 2017

Return levels of temperature extremes in southern Pakistan

Maida Zahid et al.
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The southern part of Pakistan (Sindh province) has been exposed to frequent and intense temperature extremes recently and is highly vulnerable to their impacts due to lack of information on recurrence of extremes. In this paper for the first time we estimated the return levels of daily maximum temperatures and daily maximum wet-bulb temperatures over the different return periods in Sindh, which would help the local administrations to prioritize the regions in terms of adaptations.
The southern part of Pakistan (Sindh province) has been exposed to frequent and intense...
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