Irrigation impacts on rainfall in Sudan

Dr Im Eun-Soon (a colleague at SMART-CENSAM) and co-authors have recently published some interesting work looking at irrigation impacts on precipitation:

Alter, R. E., E.-S. Im, and E. A. B. Eltahir (2015), Rainfall consistently enhanced around the Gezira Scheme in East Africa due to irrigation, Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo2514

A short introduction can be read at MIT News.

A professional video introduction is available on Youtube:


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