Active grants

  • Predicting flash floods and their risk in a dry climate. United states – Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF). Morin E., Enzel Y., Dayan U., Georgakakos K. and Shamir E.

  • Climate change impacts on the hydrological response and on flash flood frequency and magnitude of Israel drainage basins. Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection. Morin E., Yair Y. and Price C.

  • Relationships between precipitation magnitude and patterns and the Dead-Sea lake levels at late Holocene.

  • Development of a radar-based flood warning model for the Dead-sea region.

  • Quantitative Estimation of High Spatio-Temporal Resolution Rain Intensity Data Based on Information From a Meteorological Radar System and Ground Rain Stations. Israel Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

  • Development of a stochastic weather generator model for computation of a storm ensemble. Israel Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Jewish National Fund.

  • Cereal Production and Climate Change. Israel Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Svoray T., Morin E., Bonfil D. and Zeidenberg R.

  • Analysis of rain intensity distribution using micro-radar and the relationships with flash-floods in the Bokek catchment (a case of the Judea Desert). Israel Ministry of Science and Technology. Cohen C., Morin E. and Freund A.

  • The flooding potential of rainstorms: a new approach utilizing multi-sensor/multi-scale data and precipitation structural elements. Israel Science Foundation (ISF).

  • Potential impacts of climate change on population dynamics of phloem-feeding-insects in the Eastern Mediterranean. Ring. Morin S. and Morin E.

  • High-resolution precipitation estimation using multisensory system for improving agricultural management and environmental benefits. Israel Ministry of Science and Technology – Italy-Israel Scientific and Technological Cooperation. Morin E., Notarpietro R., and Gabella M.

  • Towards sustainable agricultural management using high-resolution X-band radar precipitation estimates. Israel Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – The Italy-Israel Cooperation in Agricultural Research Program. Morin E., De Vita P., Bonfil D., Basso B., Notarpietro R. and Gabella M.

  • SWIPE: Predicting whitefly population outbreaks in changing environments, Arimnet – Coordination of the Agricultural Research in the Mediterranean Area: Israeli PIs: Zchori-Fein E., Morin S., Morin E.

  • Changes in the regulated channel of Nahal Arava in the evaporation ponds section. The Dead Sea Work. Enzel Y., Morin E. and Grodek T.

  • Water erosion as the cause of loss of fertile land in Israel: dynamic processes and tools to cope and to minimize damage, . Israel Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Svoray T., Furman A., Assouline S., Morin E., and Filin S.

  • Evaluating parameters of potential extreme floods in the Dead Sea using observed and synthetic storm data and hydrological model, Dead Sea Drainage Authority.

  • Hydrometeorological signatures of global extreme precipitation events. Israel Science Foundation (ISF).

  • The Eastern Mediterranean - Levant late Quaternary climates: Paleohydrology and Extreme Floods from the Dead Sea ICDP Core (PALEX), Trilateral Program of the German Science Foundation (DFG). Brauer A., Hasan J., Enzel Y., Al-Qutob M., Erel Y., Lazar B., Morin E., Stein M., Plessen B., Tjallingii R.

  • Extreme Floods in Arid/Semi-Arid Watersheds: Paired Studies in Israel and the US. NSF-BSF. Smith J. and Morin E.

  • From global to local impacts of climatic change on agricultural pests and food security - an interdisciplinary approach for developing policy and decision-making tools: Morin S. and Morin E.

  • Understanding projections of a drier Eastern Mediterranean: from global-scale mechanisms to synoptic and local scale impacts on precipitation: Garfinkel, C., Adam, O., Dayan, U., Rostkier-Edelstein, D., Morin, E., Enzel, Y.