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NHESS | Articles | Volume 19, issue 6
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1189–1213, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-1189-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Special issue: Hydroclimatic extremes and impacts at catchment to regional...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1189–1213, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-1189-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 17 Jun 2019

Research article | 17 Jun 2019

A high-resolution spatial assessment of the impacts of drought variability on vegetation activity in Spain from 1981 to 2015

Sergio M. Vicente-Serrano et al.

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Drought is a major driver of vegetation activity in Spain. Here we used a high-resolution remote-sensing dataset spanning the period from 1981 to 2015 to assess the sensitivity of 23 vegetation types to drought across Spain. Results demonstrate that vegetation activity is controlled largely by the interannual variability of drought. Nevertheless, there are some considerable spatio-temporal variations, which can be linked to differences in land cover and aridity conditions.
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