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Expert NameMr. Sandor Szalai
TitleAssociate professor
Division
Institution
CityGödöllo,
CountryHungarian
Telephone+36 30 421-33-35
Emailszalai.sandor(at)mkk.szie.hu
Work ExperienceHungarian Meteorological Service: climatologist, theoretical and applied climatology, Szent Istvan University: water management US-Hungarian Research Project: Title: Drought project (Using Agrometeorological Information to Mitigate the Effects of Drought J.F.No. 673/96). Partner: Nebraska University, Lincoln, USA. Period: 1996-2000. Hungarian co-ordinator European Climate Support Network project: Title: Drought project. Period: 2000-2002 Co-ordinator
QualificationsMeteorologist MSc. (1982) Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest, CSc of Mathematics and Physics (1988), Hydrometeorological University, Leningrad, Software planner (1992) MSc. Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest, Postgrad. (1997) Economical Univesity, Budapest
Number of Publications45
AwardsBerényi Prize 2. Publication prize of teh HUngarian Meteorological Society
Other Activities1.expert on drought in the WG of Climate Related Matters at WMO RA VI 2006-2009 2.expert on drought in the Drought Management Task Force of WMO RA VI 2010- 3.editorial member of 'Idojárás' 1998- 4.member of Agricultural Water Management Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences 2000- 5.member of Meteorological Scientific Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences 2008-
Publications1. Szalai, S., Fatima Coelho Espirito Santo, 2003: Drought project. ECSN publications, Meteoswiss, 120 pp. 2. Szalai, S., Szinell, Cs., Zoboki, J., 2000: Drought Monitoring in Hungary. Proceedings of the Expert meeting of WMO on Drought Early Warning System, WMO, Geneva. 161-181 pp. 3. Szalai, S., Bella, Sz. and Nemeth, A., 2007: Drought sensitivity research in Hungary and influence of climate change on drought sensitivity. In: H. Dobesch, P. Dumolard and I. Dyras (eds.): Spatial Interpolation for climate data - the use of GIS in Climatology and meteorology. 2007, ISTE ltd., London, UK, 284 pp, ISBN 978-1-905209-70-5. pp.179-188 4. Szalai, S., Szinell, Cs., 2000: Comparison of two drought indices for drought monitoring in Hungary – a case study. In: Drought and Drought Mitigation in Europe (ed. J.V. Vogt and F. Somma). pp. 161-166. Kluwer Academic Publishers 5. Szalai, S.: Climatologically available water tendencies in Hungary. Cereal Research Communications, Vol 36., 2008. pp. 983-986
DisciplineAtmospheric Sciences
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