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Workshop on Meteorology, Sand and Dust Storm (SDS), Combating Desertification and Erosion

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When Nov 26, 2012 09:00 AM to
Nov 28, 2012 06:00 PM
Where Ankara, Turkey
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Date and Venue: Nov. 26-28, 2012, Ankara-Turkey

Organizing Institutes: Turkish State Meteorological Service (TSMS), General Directorate of Combating Desertification and Erosion (CEM) and General Directorate of Forestry (OGM)

Invited Countries: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, TRNC, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Palestine, Iraq, Iran, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Jordan, Yemen, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Sudan.



Prof. Dr. Ercan KAHYA, Istanbul Technical University
Prof. Dr. Emin ÖZSOY, Middle East Technical University
Prof. Dr. M. Jafar NAZEMOSADAT, Shiraz University
Enric TERRADELLAS, Spanish Meteorological Service
Bülent AKSOY, Turkish State Meteorological Service
Kemal DOKUYUCU, Turkish State Meteorological Service
Mustafa YURTSEVEN, Turkish State Meteorological Service
Mesut DEMİRCAN, Turkish State Meteorological Service
Volkan DARENDE, Turkish State Meteorological Service

Contact Point:

Turkish State Meteorological Service
Research Department, Division of Atmospheric Models
Tel         : + 90 312 302 26 88+ 90 312 302 26 88
Fax        : + 90 312 361 20 40

E-mail  :

Draft Program:

26 Nov. 2012, Monday

27 Nov. 2012, Tuesday

28 Nov. 2012, Wednesday

09:30 – 11:00

Registration and Opening Ceremony - Country Presentations

Satellite & Radar Systems and Products - Mustafa YURTSEVEN, TSMS

Climate Change and dust storm in the Middle East- Prof. Dr. M. Jafar NAZEMOSADAT, Shiraz University

11:00– 11:15

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:30

Sand and Dust Observations and Observation Network - Prof. Dr. Emin ÖZSOY, METU-Erdemli

Modeling of Solar Radiation - from traditional to satellite approaches - Bülent AKSOY, TSMS

Climate Change and Water Resources Management - Prof. Dr. Ercan KAHYA, ITU

12:30 – 14:00




14:00 – 15:30

The Dust Cycle and Impacts - Enric TERRADELLAS, AEMET

METCAP - Meteorological Visualization Software - Kemal DOKUYUCU, TSMS

Social/Cultural Program

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

Coffee Break


16:00 – 18:00

Dust Models - Enric TERRADELLAS, AEMET

Regional Climate Modeling - Mesut DEMİRCAN, TSMS AWOS - Observation Systems - Volkan DARENDE, TSMS

Social/Cultural Program


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