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Regional Assessment of Climate Change in the Mediterranean, Volume 3: Case Studies

  • Reports on and analyzes a research initiative of unprecedented size and scope
  • The case studies collected here represent urban, rural and coastal environments, drawn from the north and the south of the Mediterranean shore
  • Volumes 1 and 2 present the four parts of the final report on CIRCE

Series: Advances in Global Change Research Volume: 52

By: Antonio Navarra(Editor), Laurence Tubiana(Editor)

225 pages, 52 colour & 15 b/w illustrations, 26 tables


Hardback | Mar 2013 | #220581 | ISBN-13: 9789400757684
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About this book

This is the third volume of a three-volume final report, which thoroughly describes, synthesizes and analyzes the results of the four-year Integrated Research Project CIRCE – Climate Change and Impact Research: Mediterranean Environment, funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme. Conducted under the auspices of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in Rome, Italy, the study was designed to predict and to quantify the physical impacts of climate change in the Mediterranean, and to assess the most influential consequences for the population of the region.


PART III: Agriculture, Forests and Ecosystem Services Introduction
1. Vulnerability of Ecosystem Services in the Mediterranean Region to Climate Changes in Combination with Other Pressures
2. Impact of Climate Variability and Extremes on the Carbon Cycle of the Mediterranean Region
3. Climate Change Impacts on Typical Mediterranean Crops and Evaluation of Adaptation Strategies to Cope With
4. Climate Change Impacts on Forests and Forest Products in the Mediterranean Area
5. Effects of Climate and Extreme Events on Wildfire Regime and Their Ecological Impacts
6. Climate Induced Effects on Livestock Population and Productivity in the Mediterranean Area Summary and Major Findings

PART IV: People Introduction
7. Integrated Socio-Economic Assessment (The Economic Point of View)
8. Water and People: Assessing Policy Priorities for Climate Change Adaptation in the Mediterranean
9. Adaptation Strategies for the Mediterranean
10. Health
11. Energy Demand and GHG Mitigation Options
12. Mediterranean Tourism and Climate Change: Identifying Future Demand and Assessing Destinations' Vulnerability
13. International Retirement Migration from Northern Europe to the Mediterranean: New Results on the Role of Climate With a Possible Application to Climate Change
14. Green Growth in the Mediterranean Summary and Major Findings


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