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Euro-Mediteranean Centre for Climate Change - Division on Impacts on Agriculture, Forest, and Ecosystems Services (IAFES)

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TitleEuro-Mediteranean Centre for Climate Change - Division on Impacts on Agriculture, Forest, and Ecosystems Services (IAFES)
CreatorEuro-Mediteranean Centre for Climate Change
DescriptionThe activities of the division IAFES focus on the diagnosis and forecast of the impacts of climatic changes on agriculture and on natural and semi-natural ecosystems with a Mediterranean climate. The research activities of IAFES are divided into three macroactivities: Impacts on land use, agriculture and natural ecosystems; Climate change, carbon cycle and desertification; and Impacts on crop water requirements and water resources management in agriculture. Particular attention is paid to the processes of desertification, to the vulnerability of vegetation towards forest fires, and to the simulation of the carbon cycle and its feedback with the climatic system.
URLhttp://www.cmcc.it/divisions/iafes/
LanguageEnglish, Italian
CountryItaly
Keywordsclimate change; Mediterranean ecosystems; IAFES; agriculture; forests; desertification; forest fires; carbon cycle; research
TypeResearch institutions and departments
AccessPublic
 
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 Published: January 16 2009 | Last updated: November 23 2015