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GLOWA - Jordan River Part 2 PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 06 March 2011 23:21
The Palestine Academy completed part of the research on climate change scenarios for the region and its impact on the water budget in the Jordan River Basin (Work Package I) in cooperation with the Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research. Results are now being analyzed in order to build the future climate change scenarios needed by the other working groups, based on the statistical downscaling approach and on models developed by the PIK, and linked with regional meteorological data
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GLOWA – Jordan River Part 2 PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 06 March 2011 23:20

The GLOWA - Jordan River Conference took place on 19-22 April 2004 at Potsdam University in Germany. Dr. Nabil Shahin from the University of Karlsruhe represented the Academy. During the conference, partners from Jordan, Palestine and Germany presented progress made in the four major working packages of the project. The Academy and its German partner, Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact (PIK) in Work Package I, Climate Change Scenarios, presented the results obtained up to now

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GLOWA – Jordan River Part 2 ¹ PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 06 March 2011 23:19
 Palestine Academy has signed the contract and the relevant documents of the tri-lateral GLOWA – Jordan River Part 2 project. The project, funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), is part of the Global Change of Hydrology Cycle (GLOWA) program. The GLOWA program has five large cluster projects, one of which the Jordan River project. GLOWA – Jordan River Part 2, which will focus on the lower catchment of the Jordan River, involves Germany, Palestine and Jordan.
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GLOWA - Jordan River Part 2 PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 06 March 2011 23:16

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has launched the GLOWA program¹ (Globalen wandel des Wasserkreislauf or Global Change of the Water Cycle). GLOWA focuses on the problem of water availability. The aim is to develop simulation-tools and instruments which will allow to develop and to realize strategies for sustainable and future-oriented water management at a regional level while taking into account global environmental changes and the socio-economic framework conditions.

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