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Factors Other Than Climate Change, Main Drivers of 2014/15 Water Shortage in Southeast BrazilSoutheast Brazil experienced profound water shortages in 2014/15. Anthropogenic climate change is not found to be a major influence on the hazard, whereas increasing population and water consumption increased vulnerability.
Document ID
20160000374
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Otto, Friederike E. L. (Oxford Univ. Oxford, United Kingdom)
Coelho, Caio A. S. (Instituto de Pesquisas Espaciais Sao Paulo, Brazil)
King, Andrew (Melbourne Univ. Australia)
Coughlan de Perez, Erin (Amsterdam Univ. Netherlands)
Wada, Yoshihide (Utrecht Univ. Utrecht, Netherlands)
van Oldenborgh, Geert Jan (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Inst. De Bilt, Netherlands)
Haarsma, Rein (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Inst. De Bilt, Netherlands)
Haustein, Karsten (Oxford Univ. Oxford, United Kingdom)
Uhe, Peter (Oxford Univ. Oxford, United Kingdom)
van Aalst, Maarten (Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre The Hauge)
Aravequia, Jose Antonio (Instituto de Pesquisas Espaciais Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Almeida, Waldenio (Instituto de Pesquisas Espaciais Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Cullen, Heidi (Climate Central, Inc. Princeton, NJ, United States)
Date Acquired
January 6, 2016
Publication Date
December 1, 2015
Publication Information
Publication: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Volume: 96
Issue: 12
Subject Category
Meteorology and Climatology
Report/Patent Number
GSFC-E-DAA-TN28807
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
Hazards
Water
Climate change
Environment effects
Brazil
Man environmental interactions