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From: North China Plain threatened by deadly heatwaves due to climate change and irrigation

Fig. 1

Brief characterization of Eastern China. Spatial distribution of a topographic map (m), b area equipped for irrigation (AEI, %) for 2005 from Historical Irrigation Data40 with climatology of annual precipitation from TRMM49 (contour, mm) in modern record (1998–2015), c highest daily maximum wet-bulb temperature from ERA-Interim41, TWmax (°C) in modern record (1979–2016), and d population density53 in people/km2. The box in each plot indicates the North China Plain used for regional analysis in this study. The figure was created using the NCAR Command Language (https://www.ncl.ucar.edu)

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