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Assessing the vulnerability to climate change in the Romanian part of Tisza river basin

Clime change represents an important issue for the scientific community regardless of the specific field of study due to the environmental effects and impacts on the economy (especially agriculture) and human communities. The environmental impacts include the loss of biodiversity (species and ecosystems), while agricultural impacts include the exposure to heat, changes of the precipitation regime, and dispersion of diseases and pests. The assessment

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Tisza river case study

The river Tisza has the largest catchment area among the tributaries of the river Danube. It covers nearly 160 000 km2 and has about 14 million inhabitants. Extreme weather phenomena are already a serious problem in the region. According to the forecasts, the frequency of extreme weather events in the context of droughts and excess water flooding is expected to increase as a result of climate change. In the course of the vulnerability assessment

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