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Prof .Dr. Murat Türkeş

1. Family name: Türkeş 2. First names: Murat 3. Date of birth: 23.06.1957 4. Nationality: Turkish 5. Civil status: Married 6. Education: Physical Geography and Geology (under graduate) & Climatology and Meteorology (MSc, PhD) Institution [ Date from - Date to ] Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained: İstanbul University, Institute of Marine Sciences and Geography (1986-1990) PhD in Climatology and Meteorology Ankara University, Department of Physical Geography and Geology (1983-1985) MSc in Physical Geography (on Synoptic Climatology) Ankara University, Department of Physical Geography and Geology (1977-1981) BS in Physical Geography and Geology 7. Present position: Professor of Physical Geography and Geology & Climatology and Meteorology Affiliated Faculty at the Department of Statistics Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey 8. Previous position: - Representative of the Professors to the Faculty Committee at the Faculty of Sciences and Arts, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University 2 - Full time lecturer and Professor at the Department of Geography of the Faculty of Sciences and Arts, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart U niversity - Member of the Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University University Senate (Senator) on behalf of the Faculty of Sciences and Arts, - Member of the Scientific Research Commission of the Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University University on behalf of the Faculty of Sciences and Arts, - Head of the Department of Geography at the Faculty of Sciences and Arts, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Turkey. 9. Years within the institute: Nine years at the Department of Geography of the Faculty of Sciences and Arts, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, but -in the past- about 23 years for the Turkish State Meteorological Service. 10. Areas of Expertise: Physical geography and geology, climatology and meteorology; climate change and variability; statistical data and time series analysis of climatological, meteorological, hydrological and climate-related series of observations, drought and desertification with respect to the climate and climatic variations; forest fires climatology and meteorology; natural disasters; the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Kyoto Protocol; energy policies and environmental protection; sustainable development and climate change. 3 11. Professional experience Date from – Date to Location Institution Position 1 March 2013 – Ankara Affiliated Faculty at the Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey Affiliated Professor 14 May 2004 – 31 January 2013 Çanakkale Physical Geography Division, Department of Geography, Faculty of Sciences and Arts, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University - Full time lecturer and Professor [Head of the Department (October 2004 – February 2010)] 14 December 1981 – 11 May 2004 Ankara Turkish State Meteorological Service, (i) Department of Weather Forecasts; (ii) Department of Research and Data Processing Geomorphologist and Climatologist 12. Some Peer review journals that I have served as a referee: - International Journal of Climatology - Climatic Change - Quaternary Science Reviews - Nature - International Journal of Global Environmental Issues - Theoretical and Applied Climatology - Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics - Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica - Global and Planetary Change - Journal of Environmental Management 4 - Geological Bulletin of Turkey (Türkiye Jeoloji Bülteni, in Turkish) - ISRN Meteorology - Open Atmospheric Science Journal - Advances in Civil Engineering - Journal of Biology and Life Sciences (BIO) - Journal of the Aegean Geography (Ege Coğrafya Dergisi, in Turkish) - Journal of Ecology (Ekoloji Dergisi, in Turkish) - Journal of Climatology - Technical Journal of Environment, Science and Technology (Çevre, Bilim ve Teknoloji Teknik Dergi, in Turkish) - Journal of Geographical Sciences (Coğrafi Bilimler Dergisi, in Turkish) - Ankara University Journal of Environmental Sciences (Ankara Üniversitesi Çevre Bilimleri Dergisi, in Turkish) - Iğdır Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü Dergisi - Çukurova Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi - Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi - Stratejik Araştırmalar Dergisi

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