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    • 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 ...
    • On the key role of droughts in the dynamics of summer fires in Mediterranean Europe 

      Turco, Marco; Hardenberg, Jost von; AghaKouchak, Amir; Llasat, Maria C.; Provenzale, Antonello; Trigo, Ricardo M. (Nature Publishing Group, 2017-03-06)
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      Summer fires frequently rage across Mediterranean Europe, often intensified by high temperatures and droughts. According to the state-of-the-art regional fire risk projections, in forthcoming decades climate effects are ...