Drought and record heat in the US, spring and summer 2012

CEDIM analyzes the event and its impact

CEDIM analyzes the drought and record temperatures in the U.S. in spring and summer 2012 and the impact of the drought.  CEDIM researchers from different scientific disciplines contribute to the forensic analyses.

A first report focusing on meteorological aspects of the drought and heat was released end of August 2012. An updated and extended report focusing also on possible loss and social vulnerability was released on Sepember 24, 2012. 

go to report No 2 (24.09.2012): pdf
go to report No 1 (28.08.2012): pdf