Robust projections of combined humidity and temperature extremes

Published on Feb 1, 2013in Nature Climate Change21.72
· DOI :10.1038/nclimate1682
Erich M. Fischer31
Estimated H-index: 31
(ETH Zurich),
Reto Knutti59
Estimated H-index: 59
This study investigates uncertainties in impact assessments when using climate projections. The uncertainties in health-related metrics combining temperature and humidity are much smaller than if the uncertainties in the two variables were independent. The finding reveals the potential for joint assessment of projection uncertainties in other variables used in impact studies.
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