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Geographic Pattern as a Determinant Factor of Interlinking Climatic and Hydrological Components of the Natural Resources

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Some of the practical implications of the previously identified geographic patterns linking climate rate of surface temperature with the fractal dimension of a multi-year series of runoff, are presented. The statistical data, showing a role of coefficient of kurtosis at classification of distributions of density of probability in a range of air temperatures from –5 to 27 degrees Celsius are given. It is empirically established that statistical distributions of long-term average annual runoff series for the temperature zone with prevailing high values of the fractal dimension correspond to beta-distributions of type II and when plotted on the K. Pearson diagram this type is distinguished from probability density curves in other temperature zones by kurtosis (statistically significant). It is revealed that ignoring the coefficient of kurtosis means not taking into account the climatic component of natural resources. The results of the study can be used to assess the reliability of hydraulic structures and in the field of water management.


International Letters of Natural Sciences (Volume 74)
E. V. Gaidukova and V. V. Kovalenko, "Geographic Pattern as a Determinant Factor of Interlinking Climatic and Hydrological Components of the Natural Resources", International Letters of Natural Sciences, Vol. 74, pp. 49-55, 2019
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March 2019

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