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- Definition of heat wave adopted from:
- Ganguly, A.R., K. Steinhaeuser, D.J. Erickson III, M. Branstetter, E.S. Parish, N. Singh,
J.B. Drake and L. Buja (2009), Higher trends but larger uncertainty and geographic
variability in 21st century temperature and heat waves, Proceedings of the National
Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, in Press.
- Meehl, G.A. and C. Tebaldi (2004),
More intense, more frequent, and longer lasting
heat waves in the 21st century, Science, 305, 994-997.
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