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Learning from single extreme events

Altwegg, Res; Visser, Vernon; Bailey, Liam D.; Erni, Birgit


Extreme climatic events (ECEs) have a disproportionate effect on ecosystems. Yet much of what we know about the ecological impact of ECEs is based on observing the effects of single extreme events. We examined what characteristics affect the strength of inference that can be drawn from single-event studies, which broadly fell into three categories: opportunistic observational studies initiated after an ECE, long-term observational studies with data before and after an ECE and experiments....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0141


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