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Forecast evapotranspiration: fundamental information for agricultural irrigation management

Insights and perspectives on the forecast of evapotranspiration product, why it is important for agriculture and urban landscapes, and how…

IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land just released

Land is a Critical Resource, IPCC report says. It is under pressure from humans and climate change, but it is…

Alps: new insights and strategies for adaptation

How to integrate climate change in local and regional planning, increasing local stakeholders’ awareness while guarantee a land and urban…

Water and agriculture policies design in a changing world

The complex relations between the human and the water systems and their relevance for policy making: Gabriele Standardi and his…

Integrated information for coastal management and adaptation planning

The multidimensional concept of climate change risk explored by Elisa Furlan, researcher at CMCC RAAS Division.

Exploiting forest biodiversity to increase CO2 sequestration

Understanding the relationships between Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functions to increase CO2 sequestration as well as other ecosystem services in a…

Research Projects

Models

  • IDI - Integrated Desertification Index

    The Integrated Desertification Index (IDI) was developed (Santini et al., 2010) to…

    Future Earth, Water, Food and Land Use.


  • LUC@CMCC - Land use change model

    The land use change model LUC@CMCC was reformulated in Santini and Valentini…

    Future Earth, Global Policy, Water, Food and Land Use.


  • Coexistence Model

    The coexistence model (Di Paola et al., 2012) is a simple quantitative…

    Future Earth, Water, Food and Land Use.


  • COSMO-CLM - Climate Limited-area Modelling Community

    At CMCC, the regional climate model COSMO-CLM (Rockel and Geyer, 2008) is…

    Cities & Coasts, Future Earth, Water, Food and Land Use.


  • AQUATOX

    AQUATOX is an aquatic ecosystem simulation model developed by Environmental Protection Agency…

    Cities & Coasts, Future Earth, Oceans, Water, Food and Land Use.

  • Publications

    Assessment of Climate Change Impacts in the North Adriatic Coastal Area. Part II: Consequences for Coastal Erosion Impacts at the Regional Scale

    Cities & Coasts, Oceans, Water, Food and Land Use.


    Assessment of Climate Change Impacts in the North Adriatic Coastal Area. Part I: A Multi-Model Chain for the Definition of Climate Change Hazard Scenarios

    CSP - Climate Simulation and Prediction Division, RAAS - Risk Assessment and Adaptation Strategies.

    Cities & Coasts, Oceans, Water, Food and Land Use.


    A Bayesian Networks approach for the assessment of climate change impacts on nutrients loading

    RAAS - Risk Assessment and Adaptation Strategies.

    Future Earth, Water, Food and Land Use.


    The role of methane in future climate strategies: Mitigation potentials and climate impacts

    SEME – Sustainable Earth Modelling Economics.

    Future Earth, Jobs & Growth, Water, Food and Land Use.

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