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Scientific Research in Palestine PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 06 March 2011 23:14
In its role of Academy, PALAST took the initiative to conduct a study to assess scientific research in Palestine, including the current status and obstacles. To that end, PALAST, carried out multiple focus meetings with the different stakeholders, ranging from governmental to non-governmental and private educational institutions in order to attain a diverse and comprehensive view of the state of play of scientific research in Palestine and to hear the recommendations and experiences of people directly involved. 
Association of Scientific Academies and Councils of the Middle East PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 06 March 2011 23:09
In May 1999, the Academy has hosted the third meeting of the Association of Scientific Academies and Councils of the Middle East Region, in association with the US National Academy of Sciences. The participants included the presidents of the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan, Palestine Academy for Science and Technology, Israel Academy of Science and Humanities, and the United States National Academy of Sciences and Institute of Medicine, officials, and technical experts. At this meeting, the Presidents approved four workshops for the years 1999 to 2000 - initiatives for scientific and technological collaboration.
JOIN-MED “Establishing the EU-MED ICT research network” PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 09 May 2011 05:25


A complement to the outcomes achieved in MED-IST multilateral Euro-MED project, the JOIN-MED newly FP7 funded multilateral project is going to be launched after the kick off meeting which will take place in Tunis, Tunisia next February . The main objective of JOIN-MED is to create a sustainable network of ICT research organizations between Europe and the Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPC),

GLOWA – Jordan River II- Phase II Climate Change Modeling PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 09 May 2011 05:22
In the second Phase of GLOWA-Jordan River, PALAST continued the progress in working on the different climate change scenarios. PALAST worked in cooperation with PIK using the STAR statistical downscaling model and running simulations based on the ECHAM4.0 model run that used SRES A1B-Scenario for the domain chosen that extends 29o -34o and from 34o -36o Latitude and Longitude respectively on an 8km x 8km grid resolution. Two runs were done for two time slices, the first with climate observation parameters that covers the period 1958 – 1996 using data from the PIK meteorological data bank in order to develop the trend needed for the simulated time slice. The second run simulates the climate trend for the time slice 2007 – 2045. The two sets of data include the following:
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