Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Land Use and Transboundary Freshwater Resources
Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , 2016
Author(s): Marc François Müller, Jim Yoon, Steven M. Gorelick, Nicolas Avisse, Amaury Tilmant
Since 2013, hundreds of thousands of refugees have migrated southward to Jordan to escape the Syrian civil war that began in mid-2011. Evaluating impacts of conflict and migration on land use and transboundary water resources in an active war zone remains a challenge. However, spatial and statistical analyses of satellite...