Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Advances in Meteorology
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 9823865, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9823865
Research Article

Response of Extreme Precipitation to Solar Activity and El Nino Events in Typical Regions of the Loess Plateau

1Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Ministry of Water Resources, Yangling, Shaanxi Province 712100, China
2Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi Province 712100, China
3University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
4Hunan Provincial Water Resources Department, Changsha, Hunan Province 410007, China
5Ansai County Meteorological Bureau, Ansai, Shaanxi Province 717400, China

Correspondence should be addressed to J. E. Gao

Received 6 November 2016; Revised 26 February 2017; Accepted 2 March 2017; Published 10 April 2017

Academic Editor: Harry D. Kambezidis

Copyright © 2017 H. J. Li et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. Z.-J. Wang, J.-Y. Jiao, S. Rayburg, Q.-L. Wang, and Y. Su, “Soil erosion resistance of “Grain for Green” vegetation types under extreme rainfall conditions on the Loess Plateau, China,” Catena, vol. 141, pp. 109–116, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. P. T. Wu and J. E. Gao, The New Theory of Soil and Water Conservancy in the Loess Plateau, The Yellow River Water Conservancy Press, Zhengzhou, China, 2006.
  3. C. H. Li, Z. F. Yang, G. H. Huang, and Y. P. Li, “Identification of relationship between sunspots and natural runoff in the Yellow River based on discrete wavelet analysis,” Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 3309–3318, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. P. Gao, X. M. Mu, R. Li, and F. Wang, “Analyses of relationship between Loess Plateau erosion and sunspots based on wavelet transform,” Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 277–303, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  5. M. A. Al-Tameemi and V. V. Chukin, “Global water cycle and solar activity variations,” Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, vol. 142, pp. 55–59, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. S. Yamakawa, M. Inoue, and R. Suppiah, “Relationships between solar activity and variations in SST and atmospheric circulation in the stratosphere and troposphere,” Quaternary International, vol. 397, pp. 289–299, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. W. J. R. Alexander, “Linkages between solar activity and climatic responses,” Energy and Environment, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 239–253, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. S. Chaudhuri and J. Pal, “The influence of El Niño on the Indian summer monsoon rainfall anomaly: a diagnostic study of the 1982/83 and 1997/98 events,” Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, vol. 124, no. 3-4, pp. 183–194, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. E. G. Pavía and A. Badan, “ENSO modulates rainfall in the Mediterranean Californias,” Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 25, no. 20, pp. 3855–3858, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. D. B. Percival and A. T. Walden, Wavelet Methods for Time Series Analysis, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2006.
  11. D. Liu, Q. Fu, T. Li, Y. Hu, K. M. Imran, and F. M. Abrar, “Wavelet analysis of the complex precipitation series in the Northern Jiansanjiang administration of the Heilongjiang land reclamation, China,” Journal of Water and Climate Change, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 796–809, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  12. Y. Wei, J. Jiao, G. Zhao, H. Zhao, Z. He, and X. Mu, “Spatial-temporal variation and periodic change in streamflow and suspended sediment discharge along the mainstream of the Yellow River during 1950–2013,” Catena, vol. 140, pp. 105–115, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. C. H. Li and Z. F. Yang, “Relationship between sun activities and natural runoff Yellow river basin based on morlet wavelet,” Journal of Water Resources & Water Engineering, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 1–4, 2004. View at Google Scholar
  14. X. N. Zhang, X. M. Shi, and S. Y. Yang, “Relationship between number of sunspots and rainfall in Xi'an in summer and autumn,” Arid Zone Research, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 485–490, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  15. A. Prestes, N. R. Rigozo, E. Echer, and L. E. A. Vieira, “Spectral analysis of sunspot number and geomagnetic indices (1868–2001),” Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 182–190, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. E. M. Rasmusson and T. H. Carpenter, “Variations in tropical sea surface temperature and surface wind fields associated with the Southern Oscillation/El Niño,” Monthly Weather Review, vol. 110, no. 5, pp. 354–384, 1982. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  17. K. E. Trenberth and T. J. Hoar, “El Niño and climate change,” Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 24, no. 23, pp. 3057–3060, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. J. W. Hurrell, “Decadal trends in the North Atlantic Oscillation: regional temperatures and precipitation,” Oceanographic Literature Review, vol. 2, no. 43, p. 116, 1996. View at Google Scholar
  19. M. Sayemuzzaman, M. K. Jha, A. Mekonnen, and K. A. Schimmel, “Subseasonal climate variability for North Carolina, United States,” Atmospheric Research, vol. 145-146, pp. 69–79, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. Y. Yuan, H. Yang, and C. Y. Li, “Study of El Nino events of different types and their potential impact on the following-summer precipitation in China,” Acta Meteorolotica Sinica, vol. 70, no. 3, pp. 467–478, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  21. P. F. Zhang and J. B. Zhao, “The influence of El Nino/La Nina events on climate of Shanxi Province,” Journal of Arid Land Resources and Environment, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 74–78, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  22. W. Y. Chen, “Assessment of Southern Oscillation sea-level pressure indices,” Monthly Weather Review, vol. 110, no. 7, pp. 800–807, 1982. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  23. B. Y. Zhu and D. H. Li, “The relationship between the El Nino events and the drought or excessive rain of northwest China during 1845 to 1988,” Scientia Atmospherica Sinica, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 185–192, 1992. View at Google Scholar
  24. Z. H. Wu and S. L. Chu, “Synoptical analysis of the torrential rain over the southern Haihe River-basin during August 1996,” Acta Meteorolotica Sinica, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 14–18, 1998. View at Google Scholar