The First International Workshop on Climate Variability over Africa For 2005 ICTP external activity

16.03 - 17.03.2005
Alexandria, Egypt

The workshop is intended to review recent progress in understanding climate variability and trends (of both natural and anthropogenic origin) over Africa. The first week will be devoted to a general presentation of the main regional processes influencing the climate of the African continent, and to the modeling issues associated with the representation of such processes in regional climate models. During the second week we will focus on global processes of relevance for the African continent, with special attention to climate variability on interannual and interdecadal time-scales and ocean-atmosphere interactions...