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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 157-170, 2017
http://www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/17/157/2017/
doi:10.5194/nhess-17-157-2017
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Research article
10 Feb 2017
A reconstruction of 1 August 1674 thunderstorms over the Low Countries
Gerard van der Schrier and Rob Groenland
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AC: Author comment | RC: Referee comment | SC: Short comment | EC: Editor comment
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RC1: 'A useful contribution to severe weather climatology', Philip Brohan, 29 Sep 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
AC2: 'reply to the review of Dr. Brohan', Gerard van der Schrier, 02 Dec 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
 
RC2: 'Review', Anonymous Referee #2, 05 Oct 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
AC3: 'reply to the second reviewer', Gerard van der Schrier, 02 Dec 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
 
RC3: 'Some considerations made on the Schrier and Groenland paper by Adriaan de Kraker', Adriaan De Kraker, 21 Oct 2016 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
AC1: 'reply to the review of Dr. de Kraker', Gerard van der Schrier, 02 Dec 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
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AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (further review by Editor) (04 Dec 2016) by Vassiliki Kotroni  
AR by Gerard van der Schrier on behalf of the Authors (14 Dec 2016)  Author's response
ED: Publish as is (29 Dec 2016) by Vassiliki Kotroni
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Short summary
On 1 August 1674, very severe thunderstorms occurred along a squall line from northern France to the northern parts of Holland, where damages were particularly severe. Using reported and pictured observations of damages, a reconstruction of this storm is made and an interpretation using modern meteorological concepts is given. Special attention is given to the city of Utrecht, which was hit hardest and where the impact of this storm is still recognisable in the cityscape.
On 1 August 1674, very severe thunderstorms occurred along a squall line from northern France to...
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