José Pedro Matos's research while affiliated with Instituto Superior Técnico and other places

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This paper summarises an updated climate change trends analysis—developed for the period from 1 October 1864 to 30 September 2021 within the scope of a Horizon 2020-funded project to increase climate resilience in European coastal cities—for a representative site of the Lisbon Metropolitan Area (Portugal). By using long ground-based daily records o...


... As shown by many researchers, the authors of [2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11] found both temperature and rainfall changes to be highly characteristic of climate change. Meanwhile, urban developments both within cities and rural areas have contributed to the undesirable effects of large floods, mostly due to the increasing percentage of impervious surfaces and the volumetric increase in runoff that results, making the effects of climate change markedly more significant [3,4,9,12]. ...