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Drought periods in Europe became shorter and more intense

Since the beginning of the 20th century, drought periods in Europe are shorter but more intense. Moreover, high temperatures, often accompanying these droughts, cause greater water loss from the soil. This has a significant negative effect on agriculture and vegetation in general, according to an international team of scientists.
Date: 04 Feb 2021
Filed under: UFZ, drought