Water, Food and Land Use

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Land-use to solve climate change: a focus on livestock

The land sector can strongly contribute to climate change mitigation if sustainable land-use options are applied. A study led by…

Understanding future species distribution: new data for biogeographers

A new CMCC global and free access dataset of 35 bioclimatic indicators just presented on Nature Scientific Data. It will…

Not enough Hazelnuts? Our future climate points to Australia for new cultivations

The food industry is looking for new areas that are suitable for hazelnut farming to satisfy a growing global demand…

Designing and planning effective urban blue spaces

he first online tool to assess blue spaces has just been launched. Designed and developed by the CMCC Foundation in…

The Circular Economy Challenge: towards Climathon Venice 2020

Twenty-four hours dedicated to teamwork and to create innovative projects to find sustainable solutions towards the Circular Economy. The 5th…

Food waste: cities can make the difference

A new study realized with the contribution of the CMCC Foundation highlights the key role of cities in tackling this…

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, Ocean, Water, Food and Land Use.

  • Publications

    The Land Sector in the 2030 EU Climate Change Policy Framework: a Look At The Future

    IAFES - Impacts on Agriculture, Forests and Ecosystem Services.

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


    Projected changes in extreme precipitation at sub-daily and daily time scales

    CSP - Climate Simulation and Prediction Division.

    Future Earth, Water, Food and Land Use.


    Adaptation and sustainability of water management for rice agriculture in temperate regions: The Italian case‐study

    CSP - Climate Simulation and Prediction Division.

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


    Reduced Extremes of Sub-daily Temperature Swings during the Boreal Summer in the Northern Hemisphere

    CSP - Climate Simulation and Prediction Division.

    Future Earth, Ocean, Water, Food and Land Use.


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