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PAGES Symposium 2024: Past global changes for our common future

Marrakech, Morocco
Meeting Category


Date: 2 May 2024
Time: 09:00–16:30 (local time)
Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Venue: Faculty of Science and Technology, Abdelkarim El Khattabi Avenue, Gueliz Marrakech
Room: Amphitheatre III


This symposium is organized on the occasion of the annual meeting of the PAGES Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) which will take place in Marrakech from 29 April – 3 May.


08:30 - 09:00
Welcome coffee

09:00 - 09:05
Ilham Bouimetarhan

09:05 - 09:25
PAGES: lessons for a sustainable future.
Marie-France Loutre & Iván Hernandez Almeida

09:25 - 09:45
Paleo Studies in Morocco: An overview
Ali Rhoujjati

09:45 - 10:05
IPCC AR7 structure and timeline as it stands right now
Fabrice Lambert

10:05 - 10:25
Trusted Research. Why should we care?
Keely Mills

10:25 - 10:45
Stability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation and its impacts on climate
Aixue Hu

10:45 - 11:05
Coastal Climate Shifts in Southern Morocco: Lessons from the Past, Implications for the
Juliana Nogueira

11:05 - 11:25
Radiocarbon in seawater: tracing water masses in the subtropical Pacific
Liping Zhou

Coffee Break

11:30 - 11:50
Frost rings in tropical species
Eugenia Ferrero

11:50 - 12:10
Dendrochronology in Africa and the ATRN
Aster Gebrekirstos

12:10 - 12:30
Why did we have a "Green Sahara" 6000 years ago?
Paul Valdes

12:30 - 12:50
Is the early Holocene a good analog for future global warming?
Yair Rosenthal

12:50 - 13:10
Holocene Climate Variability in Morocco: Leaf wax isotopes and Argan insights
Asmae Baqloul

13:10 - 13:30
Holocene micro-charcoal record from lake Ifrah (Middle Atlas - Morocco): climatic implications
Hanane Reddad


14:30 - 14:50
An overview on speleothem-based paleoclimate research in North Africa.
Khalid Azennoud

14:50 - 15:10
Isotope enabled ecohydrological model to unravel the recharge process in the Middle Atlas Mountains
Nadia Rhoujjati

15:10 - 15:30
Preserving Watershed: Assessing Soil Erosion and Conservation Needs in the Upper Moulouya Watershed.
Soukaina Oudchaira

15:30 - 15:50
Developing and Implementing Effective Flood Forecasting Models in Morocco.
El Mahdi El Khalki

15:50 - 16:10
Examining Gridded Precipitation Data in a Semi-Arid 2 Mediterranean Locale: A Study of the Bouregreg 3
Watershed, Morocco
Latifa Ait Dahmane

16:10 - 16:30
History of earthquakes in Morocco.
Hassan Ibouh

Local Organizing Committee

• Pr. Ali RHOUJJATTI (Coordinator)
• Pr. llham BOUIMETERHAN (Coordinator)
• Pr. Lahoucine HANICH
• Pr. Hassan IBOUH
• Pr. Abdellatif SAIDI
• Dr. Asmae BAQLOUL
• Pr. Hanane REDDAD

Further information

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