CONSIDERATIONS UPON THE DRYNESS AND DROUGHT PHENOMENA IN THE CARACAL PLAIN, ROMANIA

Dana Maria, Constantin, Victor Vătămanu
2015 Scientific Papers Series Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development   unpublished
This study analyzes and evaluates the dryness and drought in the Caracal Plain, a division of the Romanian Plain, using some climatic indices (the De Martonne aridity index, the Angot report and the Angot precipitation index) and Péguy and Walter-Lieth climographs, for the 2000-2013 period. There have been used climate data from the Caracal Meteorological Station. The quantitative and comparative analysis of the above indices and of the climographs indicates that the intensity and duration of
more » ... y and duration of dryness and drought phenomena in the Caracal Plain have the same characteristics with the Oltenia region, meaning a slight increase from west and southwest to the east and northeast , which increases the degree of continentalism, and also from the north to the south.
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