Assesment of Climate Change Effect on Temperature and Precipitation Based on Fourth and Fifth IPCC reports (Case study: Isfahan Province)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 M.Sc. Graduate of Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Department , University of Zabol, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, University of Zabol, Iran

3 M.Sc. Graduate of Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, University of Zabol, Iran.


Climate change represents changes in the climate within the earth's atmosphere and its consequences in different parts of the planet. Changes in temperature and rainfall patterns have a great influence on the quantity and quality of water resources, especially in arid regions such as Iran, and consequences of this change on water resources are undeniable. This effect is reported to be on general circulation of the atmosphere, temperature, and precipitation. General atmospheric circulation models are the basis of all studies on climate change phenomena (Su et al., 2016). Because of the large network of these models and the low spatial resolution, some microscopic phenomena in general atmospheres cannot provide an accurate approximation of the climate conditions of the area; therefore, their output should be left to meteorological station’s micro-scale (Perkins et al., 2007).


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Volume 42, Issue 2
June 2019
Pages 1-16
  • Receive Date: 06 September 2016
  • Revise Date: 18 May 2017
  • Accept Date: 22 May 2017
  • Publish Date: 22 June 2019