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Establishing a WMO sand and dust storm warning advisory and assessment system regional node for West Asia

Current capabilities and needs - Technical report

WMO-No. 1121

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Geneva
Year published
2013
Summary

Sand- and Dust Storms (SDS) are a major problem in West Asia, where their main characteristics – intensity, extent and frequency – are either not well known or have not yet been scientifically addressed. The growing concern of countries in the region about these phenomena has led to a number of high-level international meetings in recent years at which the creation of a system for SDS monitoring and forecasting has repeatedly been raised.

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English
Number of pages
162 p.
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Digital
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978-92-63-11121-0
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WMO-No. 1121
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