Geografie 1991, 96, 96-112

The Greenhouse Effect and Climatic Trends in Czechoslovakia

Rudolf Brázdil

Katedra geografie, Přírodovědecká fakulta Masarykovy univerzity, Kotlářská 2, 611 37 Brno, Czechia

The contribution summarizes the hitherto knowledge of the anthropogenic intensification of the greenhouse effect and its reflection in the instrumental series of meteorological elements. The climatological trend on the territory of the CSFR is characterized according to long-year series and in the last 40 years. The forecast of the development of the climate in the regional extent is discussed according to the scenarios based on instrumental observations and paleoclimatic reconstructions.