DATASET

Drought events based on SPI 12 version 1.0

Collection: Droughts : Global Database of Drought Events from 1951 to 2016 

Description

Drought Events based on Standard Precipitation Index of 12 months

Contact

Email
Jonathan.SPINONI (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

  • EDO European Drought Observatory

How to cite

European Drought Observatory, EDO (2017): Drought events based on SPI 12 version 1.0. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/77ece7c8-dd09-4006-a544-245761d310a5

Keywords

Copernicus Emergency Management Service (CEMS) Drought events European Drought Observatory (EDO) Global database Climate change Global Drought Observatory (GDO) Meteorological drought SPI

Data access

Timeline of Drought Events
URL 
Drought events based on SPI 12 from 1951 to 2016 by macroregions (csv)
Download 
Drought events based on SPI 12 from 1951 to 2016 by countries (csv)
Download 
Standardised Precipitation Index SPI 12 Months (NetCDF)
URL 
Macroregions (dbf)
URL 
  • Customized version defined in Iturbide, M., GutiĆ©rrez, J. M., Alves, L. M., Bedia, J., Cerezo-Mota, R., Cimadevilla, E., ... & Hauser, M. (2020). An update of IPCC climate reference regions for subcontinental analysis of climate model data: definition and aggregated datasets. Earth System Science Data, 12(4), 2959-2970. To be joined with field MGN_CODE of the provided csv files (cod <=> MGN_CODE).

  • To be joined with field CTY_CODE of the provided csv files (ISO_A3 <=>CTY_CODE).

Publications

Publication
A new global database of meteorological drought events from 1951 to 2016
Spinoni, J., Barbosa, P., De Jager, A., McCormick, N., Naumann, G., Vogt, J. V., ... & Mazzeschi, M. (2019). A new global database of meteorological drought events from 1951 to 2016. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 22, 100593
URL 

Geographic areas

World

Spatial coverage

Type Value
WKT
POLYGON((-180 90,180 90,180 -90,-180 -90,-180 90))

Temporal coverage

From date To date
1951 2016

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2020-07-14
Modified date
2022-02-08
Issued date
2017-07-14
Landing page
https://edo.jrc.ec.europa.eu/events 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Agriculture, fisheries, forestry and food, Environment
Update frequency
biennial
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/77ece7c8-dd09-4006-a544-245761d310a5
Popularity