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Optimal Irrigation with Perfect Weekly Forecasts versus Imperfect Seasonal Forecasts

By: Jamal A., Linker R., Housh M.
Published in: Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: This study examines the impact of weekly and seasonal weather forecasts on the optimal irrigation scheduling problem. We (more…)

Elevated mutation and selection in wild emmer wheat in response to 28 years of global warming

By: Fu Y.-B., Peterson G.W., Horbach C., Konkin D.J., Beiles A., Nevo E.
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: Global warming has been documented to threaten wild plants with strong selection pressures, but how plant populations re (more…)

Can we detect centennial sea-level variations over the last three thousand years in Israeli archaeological records?

By: Dean S., Horton B.P., Evelpidou N., Cahill N., Spada G., Sivan D.
Published in: Quaternary Science Reviews
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: Archaeological remains are valuable relative sea-level (RSL) indicators in Israel, a tectonically stable coast with mino (more…)

Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Vegetative Agriculture Markets in Israel

By: Zelingher R., Ghermandi A., De Cian E., Mistry M., Kan I.
Published in: Environmental and Resource Economics
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: We integrate the combined agricultural production effects of forecasted changes in CO2, temperature and precipitation in (more…)

Publicity waves based on manipulated geoscientific data suggesting climatic trigger for majority of tsunami findings in the mediterranean – response to ‘tsunamis in the geological record: Making waves with a cautionary tale from the mediterranean’ by marriner et al. (2017)

By: Vött A., Bruins H.J., Gawehn M., Goodman-Tchernov B.N., De Martini P.M., Kelletat D., Mastronuzzi G., Reicherter K., Röbke B.R., Scheffers A., Willershäuser T., Avramidis P., Bellanova P., Costa P.J.M., Finkler C., Hadler H., Koster B., Lario J., Reinhardt E., Mathes-Schmidt M., Ntageretzis K., Pantosti D., Papanikolaou I., Sansò P., Scicchitano G., Smedile A., Szczuciński W.
Published in: Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: This article is a response to the publication by Nick Marriner, David Kaniewski, Christophe Morhange, Clément Flaux, Mat (more…)

Character, rates, and environmental significance of holocene dust accumulation in archaeological hilltop ruins in the southern levant

By: Lucke B., Roskin J., Vanselow K.A., Bruins H.J., Abu-Jaber N., Deckers K., Lindauer S., Porat N., Reimer P.J., Bäumler R., Erickson-Gini T., Kouki P.
Published in: Geosciences (Switzerland)
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: Loess accumulated in the Negev desert during the Pleistocene and primary and secondary loess remains cover large parts o (more…)

Irrigation optimization under a limited water supply by the integration of modern approaches into traditional water management on the cotton fields

By: Polinova M., Salinas K., Bonfante A., Brook A.
Published in: Remote Sensing
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: The ability to effectively develop agriculture with limited water resources is an important strategic objective to face (more…)

The effects of long-distance migration on the evolution of moult strategies in Western-Palearctic passerines

By: Kiat Y., Izhaki I., Sapir N.
Published in: Biological Reviews
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Natural Sciences  | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: Although feathers are the unifying characteristic of all birds, our understanding of the causes, mechanisms, patterns an (more…)

The role of landscape and history on the genetic structure of peripheral populations of the Near Eastern fire salamander, Salamandra infraimmaculata, in Northern Israel

By: Sinai I., Segev O., Weil G., Oron T., Merilä J., Templeton A.R., Blaustein L., Greenbaum G., Blank L.
Published in: Conservation Genetics
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: Genetic studies on core versus peripheral populations have yielded many patterns. This diversity in genetic patterns may (more…)

Retrospective Reconstruction of the Ecophysiological Grapevine Behaviour Through the Analysis of Tree-Ring Series to Validate an Approach to Extract Data from Space-Born and UAV Techniques

By: Damiano N., Bonfante A., Cirillo C., Amitrano C., Erbaggio A., Brook A., De Micco V.
Published in: 2019 IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Agriculture and Forestry, MetroAgriFor 2019 – Proceedings
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: Climate change is intensifying the need to improve the use efficiency of farm resources and to increase crop yield and q (more…)

Do treaties matter? Climate change, water variability, and cooperation along transboundary river basins

By: Dinar S., Katz D., De Stefano L., Blankespoor B.
Published in: Political Geography
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: Annual and seasonal water variability is predicted to intensify due to climate change. River basins lacking institutiona (more…)

The algal symbiont modifies the transcriptome of the scleractinian coral euphyllia paradivisa during heat stress

By: Meron D., Maor-Landaw K., Weizman E., Ben-Asher H.W., Eyal G., Banin E., Loya Y., Levy O.
Published in: Microorganisms
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: The profound mutualistic symbiosis between corals and their endosymbiotic counterparts, Symbiodiniaceae algae, has been (more…)

Lost value assessment of bathing beaches due to sea level rise: a case study of the Mediterranean coast of Israel

By: Bitan M., Zviely D.
Published in: Journal of Coastal Conservation
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: Economic losses from public bathing beaches, due to the potential threat of sea level rise (SLR), require economic analy (more…)

Chronology with a pinch of salt: Integrated stratigraphy of Messinian evaporites in the deep Eastern Mediterranean reveals long-lasting halite deposition during Atlantic connectivity

By: Meilijson A., Hilgen F., Sepúlveda J., Steinberg J., Fairbank V., Flecker R., Waldmann N.D., Spaulding S.A., Bialik O.M., Boudinot F.G., Illner P., Makovsky Y.
Published in: Earth-Science Reviews
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: The Messinian Salinity Crisis (MSC; 5.97–5.33 Ma) is considered an extreme environmental event driven by changes in clim (more…)

Soil translocation at “Evolution Canyon” I (Mount Carmel, Israel) reveals the importance of microclimatic variation for structuring soil microfungal communities

By: Grishkan I.
Published in: Pedobiologia
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: An experimental study involving the translocation of soil from the south-facing, tropical, savannoid, “African” slope (A (more…)

ICDP workshop on scientific drilling of Nam Co on the Tibetan Plateau: 1 million years of paleoenvironmental history, geomicrobiology, tectonics and paleomagnetism derived from sediments of a high-altitude lake

By: Haberzettl T., Daut G., Schulze N., Spiess V., Wang J., Zhu L., St-Onge G., Chen F., Liu X., Lyu X., Ju J., Ma Q., Wu Z., Wünnemann B., Yan D., Yi S., Zhang H., Zhao Y., Zhao H., Buylaert J.-P., Murray A., van der Woerd J., Frenzel P., Gleixner G., Harms U., Reicherter K., Schwalb A., Ulfers A., újvári G., Mehrotra N., Waldmann N., Lami A., Ariztegui D., Barbolini N., Ascough P., Clarke L., Henderson A., Staff R., Noren A., Spanbauer T., Stoner J.
Published in: Scientific Drilling
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: The Tibetan Plateau is of peculiar societal relevance as it provides freshwater from the so-called “Water Tower of Asia” (more…)

Wet and dry tropical forests show opposite successional pathways in wood density but converge over time

By: Poorter L., Rozendaal D.M.A., Bongers F., de Almeida-Cortez J.S., Almeyda Zambrano A.M., Álvarez F.S., Andrade J.L., Villa L.F.A., Balvanera P., Becknell J.M., Bentos T.V., Bhaskar R., Boukili V., Brancalion P.H.S., Broadbent E.N., César R.G., Chave J., Chazdon R.L., Colletta G.D., Craven D., de Jong B.H.J., Denslow J.S., Dent D.H., DeWalt S.J., García E.D., Dupuy J.M., Durán S.M., Espírito Santo M.M., Fandiño M.C., Fernandes G.W., Finegan B., Moser V.G., Hall J.S., Hernández-Stefanoni J.L., Jakovac C.C., Junqueira A.B., Kennard D., Lebrija-Trejos E., Letcher S.G., Lohbeck M., Lopez O.R., Marín-Spiotta E., Martínez-Ramos M., Martins S.V., Massoca P.E.S., Meave J.A., Mesquita R., Mora F., de Souza Moreno V., Müller S.C., Muñoz R., Muscarella R., de Oliveira Neto S.N., Nunes Y.R.F., Ochoa-Gaona S., Paz H., Peña-Claros M., Piotto D., Ruíz J., Sanaphre-Villanueva L., Sanchez-Azofeifa A., Schwartz N.B., Steininger M.K., Thomas W.W., Toledo M., Uriarte M., Utrera L.P., van Breugel M., van der Sande M.T., van der Wal H., Veloso M.D.M., Vester H.F.M., Vieira I.C.G., Villa P.M., Williamson G.B., Wright S.J., Zanini K.J., Zimmerman J.K., Westoby M.
Published in: Nature Ecology and Evolution
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: Tropical forests are converted at an alarming rate for agricultural use and pastureland, but also regrow naturally throu (more…)

Evidence for the Presence of Oxygen-Depleted Sapropel Intermediate Water across the Eastern Mediterranean during Sapropel S1

By: Zirks E., Krom M.D., Zhu D., Schmiedl G., Goodman-Tchernov B.N.
Published in: ACS Earth and Space Chemistry
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2019 |  Link
Description: In the Eastern Mediterranean Sea (EMS), natural climate-driven changes that impacted its physical circulation and create (more…)

Holocene climate variability and cultural dynamics in the Indian subcontinent

By: Mishra P.K., Chauhan P.R., Diwate P., Parth S., Anoop A.
Published in: Episodes
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2020 |  Link
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A smart multiple spatial and temporal resolution system to support precision agriculture from satellite images: Proof of concept on Aglianico vineyard

By: Brook A., De Micco V., Battipaglia G., Erbaggio A., Ludeno G., Catapano I., Bonfante A.
Published in: Remote Sensing of Environment
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: In this century, one of the main objectives of agriculture is sustainability addressed to achieve food security, based o (more…)