Climate Change/Variability and Armed Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF)

     Grant numbers 0964687 and 0964515 from the Environment, Society and Economy (ESE) collaboration initiative

     Grant numbers 1329125 from the Interdisciplinary Behavioral Social Science (IBSS) program

Violence and Temperature Animations


The following animations show the space-time distribution of violence and temperature anomalies in sub-Saharan Africa. Please see the PNAS manuscript and replication data for data details.


   Annual ACLED violent event counts for sub-Saharan Africa, 1980-2012.


   Annual mean 6-month temperature anomalies for sub-Saharan Africa, 1980-2012.