Modern anthropogenic drought in Central Brazil unprecedented during last 700 years

Nicolas Misailidis Stríkis, Plácido Fabrício Silva Melo Buarque, Francisco William Cruz, Juan Pablo Bernal, Mathias Vuille, Ernesto Tejedor, Matheus Simões Santos, Marília Harumi Shimizu, Angela Ampuero, Wenjing Du, Gilvan Sampaio, Hamilton dos Reis Sales, José Leandro Campos, Mary Toshie Kayano, James Apaèstegui, Roger R. Fu, Hai Cheng, R. Lawrence Edwards, Victor Chavez Mayta, Danielle da Silva FrancischiniMarco Aurélio Zezzi Arruda, Valdir Felipe Novello

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Abstract

Speleothems from the Savanna region in Brazil documents the occurrence of an unprecedented long-term drought driven by anthropogenic forcing. Staring in the 1970´s the current drought is the most severe that has struck the region in the past 700 years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number1728
JournalNature communications
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2024
Externally publishedYes

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