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November 13, 2014

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2:46 PM | The effect of ENSO on Sahelian Sudan rainfall
The African Sahel is one of the most vulnerable regions to climate variability. It is an arid to semi arid zone that has very limited water resources, see Figure 1. Annual rainfall is the major one, but is characterized by a very strong inter-annual variability. El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is believed to be one of […]Author informationAbubakr A. M. SalihI am a PhD student at the department of meteorology, Stockholm University. My research project focuses on the […]

October 29, 2014

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10:30 AM | Thinking about water
by Dan Kraus Guest post from the Nature Conservancy of Canada Here in Canada, it’s a luxury to not think about water. Most of us watch it come out of the tap and go down the drain without considering its source or destination. Many people in the world don’t have taps or drains; over 1.2 billion people experience critical water shortages. They think about water every day. Climate change requires that Canadians change how we think about water. It has weather and water scientists […]
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