hyperarid

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hyperarid

(ˌhaɪpərˈærɪd)
adj
(Physical Geography) meteorol (of climate) extremely dry
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Change in the aridity index (annual precipitation/ potential evapotranspiration).
Precipitation and temperature data of 18 years (1988-2005) is used to compute Modified Fournier Index (MFI) and Bagnouls-Gaussen aridity Index (BGI) that is overlaid to generate erosivity map.
There was a positive correlation between stand aridity as determined by the De Martonne aridity index and 1-PS-contents both in leafs and stems of Scots Pine mistletoe.
Calibration and application of the De Martonne aridity index for the analysis of hydric deficit as an estimator of aridity and desertification in arid areas
The results are synthetically presented in Figure 2, where the blackened spaces correspond to an aridity index that is higher than 6.
Climatic stress due to high temperatures and droughts are characterized as crop growth index and aridity index, respectively.
Since rainfall peaks at 1000 m and potential transpiration reaches a maximum at 2500 m, the aridity index is highest at elevations [greater than] 2000 m (Fig.