Title: Investigation of the effect of climate change on precipitation and temperature data of Susurluk Basin and Van Lake Closed Basin

Authors: Gokmen Ceribasi; Umut Aytulun

Addresses: Department of Civil Engineering, Technology Faculty, Sakarya University of Applied Sciences, Sakarya, Turkey ' Department of Civil Engineering, Graduate Education Institute, Sakarya University of Applied Sciences, Sakarya, Turkey

Abstract: In this study has researched to effect of climate change emerging as a result of global warming in Susurluk Basin in west of Turkey and in Van Lake Closed Basin in east of Turkey. This research was conducted on annual mean temperature and precipitation data of both basins. Innovative Sen method was used to make analyses with these data. As a result of study, an increasing trend has been observed in three regions of temperature data of both basins. When precipitation data was examined, it was observed that there was an increase in high region in precipitation of Susurluk Basin. In medium region, an increasing trend for three stations, a decreasing trend for one station and no trend for three stations were observed in medium region. Also, no trend was generally observed on low region. In Van Lake Closed Basin, a trend of decrease was observed in general in precipitation.

Keywords: global warming; climate change; meteorology; precipitation; temperature; Susurluk Basin; Van Lake Closed Basin; station; trend analysis; innovative Sen method.

DOI: 10.1504/IJGW.2020.10031908

International Journal of Global Warming, 2020 Vol.22 No.1, pp.54 - 71

Received: 01 Jun 2019
Accepted: 21 Mar 2020

Published online: 09 Oct 2020 *

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