Climate Projections and Extreme Climate Indices for the Arab Region cover

ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SDPD/2015/Booklet.2

Country: Arab region

Publication Type: Information material

Cluster: 2030 Agenda and SDG Coordination

Focus Area: 2030 Agenda, Climate change

Initiatives: RICCAR

SDGs: Goal 13: Climate Action

Keywords: Climate, Climate change, Sustainable development, Economic aspects, Climate, Social aspects, Water resources, Temperature

Climate projections and extreme climate indices for the Arab region

January 2016

This booklet provides the outcomes of the regional climate models conducted by SMHI within the framework of RICCAR.  The analysis highlights the results for changes in temperature and precipitation indicators for the Arab Domain, as well as a series of additional indicators based on indices established by the WMO to support understanding of extreme climate conditions.

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