Joint Efforts to Map Water Levels Across Arab Countries   Leave a comment

“Water supplies have a major impact on agriculture and the environment. A steady water supply is also essential for city life. Cities are growing in size and population throughout the region.   And, because of climate change, experts predict an increasingly dry future. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates that rainfall in many parts of the region will decrease by over 20% during the next century.

And as water resources dry up, competition for it will get more intense. With the satellite data, working across borders, regional leaders will be able to work from the same information, enhancing cooperation and efficiency. Cooperation in tackling  some of the area’s water issues is essential.”

The ever increasing scarcity and distortion of water resources requires monitoring and cooperation  of the use of the resource. Read on….
via Joint Efforts to Map Water Levels Across Arab Countries.


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Posted June 14, 2011 by arnoneumann in Middle East, Water

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