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Descriptor English: Extreme Weather
Descriptor Spanish: Clima Extremo
Descriptor Portuguese: Clima Extremo
Descriptor French: Without translation
Entry term(s): Weather, Extreme
Tree number(s): G16.500.275.063.725.232
G16.500.750.775.291
N06.230.300.100.725.193
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000080165
Scope note: Events that have extreme values of important meteorological variables. Extreme is generally defined as either taking maximum values or exceedance above pre-existing high thresholds. Such events are generally rare; for example, extreme wind speeds exceeding the 100-year return value, which have a probability of only 0.01 of occurring in any particular year. (Stephenson, 2008)
Previous Indexing: Weather (2014-2019)
Public MeSH Note: 2020
History Note: 2020
DeCS ID: 59101
Unique ID: D000080165
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Date Established: 2020/01/01
Date of Entry: 2019/07/08
Revision Date: 2019/06/20
Extreme Weather - Preferred
Concept UI M000646486
Scope note Events that have extreme values of important meteorological variables. Extreme is generally defined as either taking maximum values or exceedance above pre-existing high thresholds. Such events are generally rare; for example, extreme wind speeds exceeding the 100-year return value, which have a probability of only 0.01 of occurring in any particular year. (Stephenson, 2008)
Preferred term Extreme Weather
Entry term(s) Weather, Extreme



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