Introducing our Climate Stress Syria project

In March 2020, our new FORMAS project on climate stress in Syria was started. The project is a three-year interdisciplinary project for early career researchers, coordinated by Lina Eklund, with Pinar Dinc and Petter Pilesjö as collaborators. The project starts from the Syria Climate-Conflict narrative, and asks in-depth questions about the affected socio-ecological systems. For…

The problem with Climate Data in the Middle East

Climate data, including rainfall and temperature, are important for studying climate and water issues in an area. A major issue with doing research in the Middle East is getting access to reliable and complete data. In this blog I’ve talked about access to, and quality of, data, in posts like “Your guide to the “data…