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Regional Workshop on Climate Monitoring

Including the Implementation of Climate Watch Systems for Arab Countries in West Asia

27-29 May 2013, Amman, Jordan

 

Presentations

 

Session I: Key lectures on rising awareness

Climate Variability, Extremes and Change in West Asia Mansour  Almazroui
Climatology and Monitoring of Dust and Sand Storms in the Arabian Peninsula Mansour  Almazroui
Climate Variability and Climate Change Impact on Agriculture and Water Resources in Jordan Sa’eb A. Khresat
Climate Watch systems: Purpose and requirements Peer Hechler

Session II: International and regional projects and activities relevant to Climate Watch systems

The European (RA VI) Regional Climate Centre Network Peter Bissolli
Elements of the GFCS Climate Services Information System (CSIS) Peer Hechler
A Show Case on Climate Watch Systems Experience of the European Regional Climate Centre Peter Bissolli
Regional Initiative for the Assessment of the Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources and Socio-Economic Vulnerability in the Arab Region (RICCAR) Tarek Sadek
Strengthening National Capacities to Manage Water Scarcity and Drought in West Asia and North Africa Sami Areikat
Dust storm variability over  Egypt Fathy M Elashmawy

Session III: Country presentations on the status and priority needs of monitoring and predicting climate anomalies and extremes

Climate of the Kingdom of Bahrain Hala Habib Al-Aali
Current status and priority needs of  climate monitoring and predicting in EGYPT  Fathy M Elashmawy
Current status and priority needs of  climate monitoring and predicting in IRAQ Amal Habeb & Alaa Hatem
Current status and priority needs of  climate monitoring and predicting in JORDAN Ahmad Abu Obeid
Climate Station Information System in Lebanon Wissam Abdallah
Current status and priority needs of  climate monitoring and predicting in PALESTINE Yousef Abused
Current status and priority needs of  climate monitoring and predicting in UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Abdulwahed Al Hammadi
Climate system  and services in Yemen Mohammed Naji Murshed Yahya

Session IV: Decadal Global Climate Summary

Decadal Global Climate Summary – Short introduction and hands-on guidance Peer Hechler

 

 

 




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