CMCC Newsletter 11/2017
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Forest ecosystems: a new research group on forest modelling

Alessio Collalti, researcher at the CMCC Foundation - IAFES Division, is the new coordinator of the work group on forest modelling of the Italian Society of Forestry and Ecology SISEF. Among its research topics, the coordination and integration in a unitary perspective of the knowledge on forest ecosystems acquired in the last decades […]

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Forests facing climate change: the case study of Southern Europe

How will the changing climate affect the forest landscape in Europe in the future? The projected risks for forests in the Southern Europe, with a special focus on the Mediterranean region, in a study recently published on Ecology and Evolution by CMCC researchers S. Noce, A. Collalti and M. Santini. The areas most impacted and the peculiar role of the Alpine region as a refuge for species migration […]


When proteins help economy, environment, health: an analysis of their environmental footprints

Some kind of proteins can be up to 30 times more expensive than others for the environment. Or can be 240 more pollutant in terms of greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere. The animal and plant-source proteins production, their impacts on ecosystems, health and emissions, possible scenarios for a different future. The results of the study recently published on Land Use Policy by A. Di Paola and Monia Santini highlighting why our food choices matter […]

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ESGF F2F conference 2017: CMCC Foundation received the Achievement Award

Alessandra Nuzzo, Maria Mirto, Paola Nassisi, and Sandro Fiore, CMCC researcher at ASC Division, received a group award for developing the new ESGF dashboard. The CMCC group addressed key challenges such as communicating the most important information in a straightforward way and allowing different users to view specific details simultaneously […]


Oceans and climate change: new insights on the origins of Atlantic decadal swings

Anthropogenic drivers, such as greenhouse gases and aerosols, have a leading role on the origins of the fluctuation in sea surface temperatures in the North Atlantic basin. CMCC researcher Alessio Bellucci provides new perspectives and insights on the international scientific debate around this issue, summarized and explored by Nature journal […]

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Hydrogeological risk: the effect of climate and environment

How climate change affects slope stability? The more interesting research and case studies for the evaluation of ongoing and future landslide activity to be presented at the session organized by the CMCC Foundation - REMHI Division at EGU 2018, on April 8-13, 2018, in Vienna, Austria. Deadline for abstract submission: 10 January 2018 […]


Climate change – The Grand Challenge

The presentation of the results of the international contest of communication and creativity. The winning works that highlight methods and opportunities for interaction with the environment and the effects induced by climate change. An event with the patronage of the CMCC Foundation. In Venice, on December 1st, 2017, during the celebration of the Antarctica Day […]


CMCC by numbers – Annual Report 2016

The highlights for 2016 of the different activities of the Center, from the refereed papers published in top scientific journals, to its networking capacity and its research projects. Antonio Navarra - President CMCC Foundation - presents the Annual Report 2016 […]


Season's Greetings from CMCC

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