Journal article

Extraordinary heat during the 1930s US Dust Bowl and associated large-scale conditions

Markus G Donat, Andrew D King, Jonathan T Overpeck, Lisa V Alexander, Imke Durre, David J Karoly



Awarded by Australian Research Council

Awarded by U.S. National Science Foundation

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by the Australian Research Council grants CE110001028, LP100200690 and DE150100456, the U.S. National Science Foundation Grant AGS1243125 (JTO), and a Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research Fellowship (JTO). We are grateful to Gil Compo for providing daily data from all 20CR ensemble members to calculate the extremes indices. Support for the 20CR Project is provided by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (DOE INCITE) program, and Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER), and by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Program Office. We also express our thanks to two anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments that helped to improve the manuscript.