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    • A global probabilistic dataset for monitoring meteorological droughts 

      Turco, Marco; Jerez, Sonia; Donat, Markus; Toreti, Andrea; Vicente-Serrano, Sergio M.; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco (American Meteorological Society, 2020)
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      DROP is a global land dataset to monitor meteorological drought that gathers an ensemble of observation-based datasets providing near-real time estimates with associated uncertainty using a probabilistic approach. Accurate ...
    • Climate drivers of the 2017 devastating fires in Portugal 

      Turco, Marco; Jerez, Sonia; Augusto, Sofia; Tarín Carrasco, Patricia; Ratola, Nuno; Jiménez Guerrero, Pedro; Trigo, Ricardo M. (Springer Nature, 2019)
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      A record 500,000 hectares burned in Portugal during the extreme wildfire season of 2017, with more than 120 human lives lost. Here we analyse the climatic factors responsible for the burned area (BA) from June to October ...
    • Skilful forecasting of global fire activity using seasonal climate predictions 

      Turco, Marco; Jerez, Sonia; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco; AghaKouchak, Amir; Llasat, Maria Carmen; Provenzale, Antonello (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-07-13)
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      Societal exposure to large fires has been increasing in recent years. Estimating the expected fire activity a few months in advance would allow reducing environmental and socio-economic impacts through short-term adaptation ...