News tagged with jordan

In Israel, searching for droughts past and future

Perched on a cliff face in Israel's Negev Desert, close to where the book of Genesis says the wicked cities of Sodom and Gomorrah were burned with divine fire, geologist Steven Goldstein was excitedly uncovering evidence ...

dateNov 02, 2017 in Environment
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Healthy housing for refugees in extreme climates

Refugees living in extreme climates ranging from 45 degrees to -10 degrees, such as those in Jordan, could benefit from improved living conditions as a result of an international collaborative research project led by the ...

dateMay 02, 2017 in Engineering
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Where the Jordan stops flowing

A new study conducted at Tel Aviv University and published in the journal Water Research argues that Israel's Jordan River may be a useful case study for the challenges facing stream restoration initiatives around the world. ...

dateApr 03, 2017 in Environment
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