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Volume 12, issue 6
Clim. Past, 12, 1361–1374, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-1361-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Clim. Past, 12, 1361–1374, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-12-1361-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 22 Jun 2016

Research article | 22 Jun 2016

Climatic effects and impacts of the 1815 eruption of Mount Tambora in the Czech Lands

Rudolf Brázdil et al.

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Monthly, seasonal and annual temperature reconstructions for Central Europe derived from documentary evidence and instrumental records since AD 1500 P. Dobrovolný, A. Moberg, R. Brázdil, C. Pfister, R. Glaser, R. Wilson, A. van Engelen, D. Limanówka, A. Kiss, M. Halícková, J. Macková, D. Riemann, J. Luterbacher, and R. Böhm https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo/f?p=519:1:0::::P1_study_id:9970

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The paper deals with climatic and human impacts of the strong Tambora (Indonesia) volcanic eruption in April 1815 over the Czech Lands territory based on analysis of documentary data and instrumental records. While climatic effects were related particularly to summers 1815 and 1816 (1816 is known as "a Year Without Summer"), quite important were societal impacts represented after bad harvest by steep increase in prices and shortages of food.
The paper deals with climatic and human impacts of the strong Tambora (Indonesia) volcanic...
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