The Southern Italy has been subject, during the past century, to a general rainfall decreasing more evident during the last years, specially in the southern part of Apulia region. A territorial analysis based on rainfall and temperature data from 27 rainfall gouge station for a period of 68 years (1928-96) has show the intensity of rainfall decreasing trend and aridity increasing all over Soutern Apulia. The analysis has show that rainfall decreasing has a strong influence on groundwater resources recharge. This situation imply a strong desertification risks for the studied area, specially in Taranto district, also for the risk of groundwater resources degradation.
|Titolo:||Desertification risk in Southern Apulia rainfall decreasing analysis|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2003|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|