A CASE STUDY: TREND ANALYSIS OF TOTAL ANNUAL RAINFALLS ON EASTERN ANATOLIA REGION IN TURKEY


ŞENOCAK S., EMEK M. F.

FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN, vol.26, no.10, pp.5858-5864, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Name: FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.5858-5864
  • Keywords: Eastern Anatolia Region, Trend analysis, Mann-Kendall test, Spearman's rho test, Sen's slope method
  • Ataturk University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

In this study, a possible trend that may be occurring is being investigated, and the trend being investigated is the total annual rainfalls fall in Eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey. For this reason, Mann-Kendall test, Spearman's Rho test and Sen's slope method was applied to total annual rainfall data collected from 38 rainfall observation stations.