[Seminar on Nov 19] Atmospheric Research from past to future- Personal Perspective


Pinhas Alpert

School of Geosciences, Faculty of Exact Sciences

Tel Aviv University, Israel

10:00, Nov 19, 2019

Meeting Room 3, Building 3, IAP


His research focuses on atmospheric dynamics, climate, numerical methods, limited area modeling, aerosol dynamics and climate change.

Prof. Alpert established and heads the Israel Space Agency Middle East Interactive Data Archive (ISA-MEIDA). Prof. Alpert served as co-director of the GLOWA-Jordan River BMBF/MOS project to study the water vulnerability in the E. Mediterranean.

A novel method for monitoring rainfall employing the cellular network data was proposed by Alpert and colleagues in Science, 2006, and a new approach for advanced flood warning based on it won the "Popular Science 2009 Best of What's New" award for the security category as well as the WIPO award for 2010. He is the 2018 recipient of the EGU Bjerknes medal.

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