Research and analysis

The spatial coherence of European droughts

Summary of the spatial coherence of UK and European droughts project


The spatial coherence of European droughts

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Some of the most important UK droughts have also been significant droughts across much of Europe. Researchers from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH), the Walker Institute and JBA Consulting have investigated potential relationships in the occurrence, development and extent of droughts in the UK and mainland Europe with a view to assessing whether UK drought forecasting can be improved.

Published 1 December 2011