Posts tagged #precipitation

Statistical analysis of precipitation data with Python

Usually, we use probabilistic approaches when dealing with extreme events since the size of available data is scarce to address the maximum for a determined return period.

Precipitation data present challenges when we try to fit to a statistical distribution. This is an exercise done with 10 years record of precipitation for the Morropon station (Piura-Peru) affected by El Niño and La Niña events in years 98 and 99 respectively.

 

 

 

Groundwater modeling of the Al Haza Oasis

The Kingdom of Saudi-Arabia, located in the central part of the Arabian Peninsula, is covered mostly by large deserts of rock and sand with low precipitation and a very arid climate. During the last 20 years a continuous increase in groundwater extraction has taken place due to industrial and agricultural activities.