Progress and Prospect of Extreme Climate Events in Arid Northwest China


Extreme climate events have significant influences on ecological systems and social economic systems. The global climate is becoming warmer and warmer, so extreme climate events will probably increase in both frequency and intensity, and the Northwest arid region of China is situated in the middle latitudes, all of which combine to make this area be come the most sensitive region to global climate change. For this reason, based on home and broad literature of research in extreme climate events, this paper mainly discusses those scientific problems which are waiting for resolved and we should strength work that those need research in future from extreme climatic events concept, their change regular, the discussion of theory reasons, and review from mode and simulate, as well as sum up some research results related ex treme climatic change.

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X. Tang, X. Lv, F. Xue and Y. He, "Progress and Prospect of Extreme Climate Events in Arid Northwest China," International Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2013, pp. 36-42. doi: 10.4236/ijg.2013.41004.

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