DATASET

Drought events based on SPI 3 version 1.0

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

Description

Drought Events based on Standard Precipitation Index of 3 Months long

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 3 version 1.0. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/c2bb3e2f-a726-4094-ae00-20ff6c12fd8c

Keywords

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

Data access

Drought events based on SPI 3 from 1951 to 2016 by macroregions (csv)
Download 
Drought events based on SPI 3 from 1951 to 2016 by countries (csv)
Download 
Timeline of Drought Events
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).

Standardised Precipitation Index SPI 3 Months (NetCDF)
URL 
  • 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/c2bb3e2f-a726-4094-ae00-20ff6c12fd8c
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