Disasters in dry Eurasia can be characterized as the '4Ds': drought, dzud, dust storms and desertification that occur interactively. The project aims at interrelating the 4D disasters in terms of their causal mechanisms (especially drought memory) and the timescales of their occurrence.
We are contributing to an improvement of the dryland nature?society system that is among the most vulnerable to climate hazards. We introduce these activities.
We introduce field sites and activities of this project.