COLD AND HEAT WAVES IN THE BARLAD PLATEAU BETWEEN 1961-2013

M.C. HUSTIU
2016 Riscuri şi Catastrofe  
Among the meteorological phenomena with severe impact upon individual humans, upon society and the environment one distinguishes cold and heat waves. The geographic location of the Bârlad Plateau – east of the mountainous barrier of the Eastern Carpathians and in a region where main pressure centers travel along the year – facilitates the occurrence of cold and heat waves. Such events were analysed, for the interval 1961-2013, both as the frequency of massive warming and cooling situations, and
more » ... ing situations, and their duration – taking as a reference intervals of at least 5 consecutive days when in any month thermal anomalies are recorded, either positive or negative.
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