International workshop on Middle East regional dust sources and their impacts

Photo from last year's workshop

As part of the Ankara Initiative which was adopted during the twelfth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 12) held in Ankara in 2015, the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs of Turkey will organize the “International Workshop on Middle East (Regional) Dust Sources and Their Impacts” in 23-25 October 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey.

The workshop aims to exchange information and share experience between scientists and related organizations so that they can better evaluate the Middle East dust sources and impacts in the scientific framework.

The workshop will focus on;

  • Dust sources and monitoring the changes on these sources over Middle East Region
  • Dust-Climate interaction in the Middle East
  • Dust forecast and modelling
  • Monitoring and impacts of dust transport affecting the Middle East

The abstract deadline submission is 28 July 2017.

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