Monitoring the impacts of climate change on the coastal city of Casablanca-Morocco, using remote sensing

2019-11-26T05:39:49Z (GMT) by Muzirafuti, anselme

At Anfa/Casablanca station we observed some exceptional meteorological events as in 1995, 1996 and 2002 with high daily values of precipitations 75 mm, 74 mm, and 75.2 mm,  respectively. Morocco experienced some drought conditions that reduced significant  amount of surface and groundwater, for example in 1944-1945, 1980-1985, 1990-1995 and 1998-2000. In February 2013 we recorded the temperature below the mean value and the wave of cold across the country. On 17 sept 2013 the rain was recorded for more than 3 hours in Marrakech  city  ,killing 2 persons and destroying 10 buildings. Sea level rise is threatening the coastline of Morocco, like Nador, Al Hoceima and Mohammedia