Articles | Volume 18, issue 8
Clim. Past, 18, 1775–1796, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-18-1775-2022
Clim. Past, 18, 1775–1796, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-18-1775-2022
Research article
03 Aug 2022
Research article | 03 Aug 2022

Extreme historical droughts and floods in the Hanjiang River Basin, China, since 1426

Xiaodan Zhang et al.

Data sets

NOAA/WDS Paleoclimatology - Zhang et al. 2008 Wanxiang Cave, China Stalagmite d18O Data P. Zhang, H. Cheng, R. L. Edwards, F.-H. Chen, Y. Wang X. Yang, J. Liu, M. Tan, and X. Wang https://doi.org/10.25921/y7c4-7062

NOAA/WDS Paleoclimatology - South Asian Summer Monsoon Index 1000 Year Reconstruction F. Shi, J. Li, and R. J. S. Wilson https://doi.org/10.25921/7w9j-b030

NOAA/WDS Paleoclimatology - Gergis and Fowler 2009 Multiproxy ENSO Event Reconstructions J. Gergis and A. M. Fowler https://doi.org/10.25921/ebpz-a913

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Short summary
Applying yearly drought and flood records from historical documents and precipitation data in the period of instrumental measurements, this study constructs a time series of extreme droughts and floods in the Hanjiang River Basin from 1426–2017 and analyzes the temporal and spatial characteristics of the extreme drought and flood event variations.