Changes and trends of seasonal total rainfall in the province of Istanbul, Turkey


Yurtseven I. , Serengil Y.

JOURNAL OF THE FACULTY OF FORESTRY-ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY, cilt.67, ss.1-12, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 67 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.17099/jffiu.30673
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF THE FACULTY OF FORESTRY-ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1-12

Özet

Several studies revealed that climate change can affect local and regional precipitation patterns. Long term trends and cycles in precipitation is important for the health of ecosystems in the region. The possible impacts in near future can affect the forest and water resources of Istanbul. In this study, daily, monthly, seasonal and annual precipitation analyses for the different meteorology stations were examined for the Istanbul province. Northern and southern different climatic conditions of Istanbul have been effective selection of the station. The Mann-Kendall test results showed that there is positive statistically significant trend in some meteorology stations. According to Mann-Kendall results the increased fall precipitation trend were found in Florya, Kirecburnu ve Kumkoy meteorology stations and decreased summer precipitation trend were found in Goztepe meteorology stations.