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The Mediterranean region under climate change

A scientific update

This book has been published by Allenvi (French National Alliance for Environmental Research) to coincide with the 22nd Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) in Marrakesh. It is the outcome of work by academic researchers on both sides of the Mediterranean and provides a remarkable scientific review of the mechanisms of climate change and its impacts on the environment, the economy, health and Mediterranean societies. It will also be val...

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  • Éditeur : IRD Éditions
  • Collection : Synthèses
  • Lieu d’édition : Marseille
  • Année d’édition : 2016
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 19 novembre 2018
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9782709922197
  • EAN électronique : 9782709922203
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.irdeditions.22908
  • Nombre de pages : 736 p.
Hakima El Haité
Hakima El Haité
Stéphanie Thiébault et Jean-Paul Moatti

Climate change in the Mediterranean

Stéphanie Thiébault et Jean-Paul Moatti

Le changement climatique en Méditerranée

Part 1. Mechanisms, observed trends, projections

Laurent Lespez, Laurent Carozza, Jean-François Berger et al.
Sub-chapter 1.1.1. Rapid climatic change and social transformations

Uncertainties, adaptability and resilience

Véronique Ducrocq, Philippe Drobinski, Silvio Gualdi et al.
Sub-chapter 1.2.1. The water cycle in the Mediterranean
Samuel Somot, Gabriel Jorda, Ali Harzallah et al.
Sub-chapter 1.2.3. The Mediterranean Sea in the future climate projections
Véronique Ducrocq et Eric Gaume
Chapter 3. Hydro-meteorological extremes
Gilles Molinié, Michel Déqué, Erika Coppola et al.
Sub-chapter 1.3.1. Heavy precipitation in the Mediterranean basin

Observed trends, future projections

Philippe Drobinski, Pinhas Alpert, Leone Cavicchia et al.
Sub-chapter 1.3.2. Strong winds

Observed trends, future projections

Pere Quintana-Seguí, Eric Martin, Enrique Sánchez et al.
Sub-chapter 1.3.3. Drought: observed trends, future projections
Eric Gaume, Marco Borga, Maria Carmen Llasat et al.
Sub-chapter 1.3.4. Mediterranean extreme floods and flash floods
François Dulac, Eric Hamonou, Charbel Afif et al.
Chapter 4. Air quality and climate in the Mediterranean region

Part 2. Vulnerability and impacts

Fabien Moullec, Frida Ben Rais Lasram, Marta Coll et al.
Sub-chapter 2.1.3. Climate change impacts on marine resources

From individual to ecosystem responses

Fabien Moullec, Frida Ben Rais Lasram, Marta Coll et al.
Sub-chapter 2.1.4. Climate change and fisheries
Marta Marcos, Gabriel Jorda et Gonéri Le Cozannet
Sub-chapter 2.2.1. Sea level rise and its impacts on the Mediterranean
Yves Tramblay, Denis Ruelland, Lahoucine Hanich et al.
Sub-chapter 2.3.1. Hydrological impacts of climate change in North African countries
Lionel Jarlan, Saïd Khabba, Camille Szczypta et al.
Sub-chapter 2.3.2. Water resources in South Mediterranean catchments

Assessing climatic drivers and impacts

Christian Leduc, Antonio Pulido Bosch, Boualem Remini et al.
Sub-chapter 2.3.5. Changes in Mediterranean groundwater resources
Thierry Gauquelin, Geneviève Michon, Richard Joffre et al.
Sub-chapter 2.4.1. Mediterranean forests, biocultural heritage and climate change

A social-ecological perspective

Florent Mouillot, Serge Rambal, Jean-Marc Limousin et al.
Sub-chapter 2.4.2. Mediterranean ecosystems facing global change

Resilient or close to tipping point?

Bertrand Schatz, Hélène Vogt-Schilb, François Munoz et al.
Sub-chapter 2.4.4. Using the past to predict the future

The case of French Mediterranean orchids

Jean-François Guégan, Robert Barouki et Isabella Annesi-Maesano
Chapter 5. Health consequences in the Mediterranean region
Jean-François Guégan, Robert Barouki et Isabella Annesi-Maesano
Sub-chapter 2.5.3. Final remarks and recommendations for the future

Part 3. Adaptation, resilience, conservation of resources and prevention of risk

Ammar Belhimer, Jean-Philippe Bras, Baudouin Dupret et al.
Sub-chapter 3.1.1. When law addresses the environment

A matter of principle or a deep-seated concern?

Elodie Briche, Nicolas Martin et Salem Dahech
Sub-chapter 3.1.3. Observation systems and urban climate modelling
Emmanuel Torquebiau et Jean-François Soussana
Chapter 2. Agricultural management, livestock and food security
Abderafi Charki, Vincent Dollé, Luc Martin et al.
Sub-chapter 3.2.1. Metrology and quality management
Marc Voltz, Insaf Mekki, Jérôme Molénat et al.
Sub-chapter 3.2.2. Long term agro-ecosystem observatories in the Mediterranean
Jacques Lasseur, Véronique Alary, Adel Aboul-Naga et al.
Sub-chapter 3.2.3. Adaptability of small ruminant farmers facing global change

A North-South Mediterranean analysis (France/Egypt)

Florence Volaire, Rajae Kallida, Mark Norton et al.
Sub-chapter 3.2.5. Fodder grass selection in the Mediterranean

The role of summer dormancy

Yildiz Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Alicia Bailly, Samuel Alleaume et al.
Sub-chapter 3.3.1. Grafted oleaster-olive agrosylvopastoral systems in Northern Morocco
Yildiz Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Elisa Taschen et Franck Richard
Sub-chapter 3.3.2. Taming the Black Truffle (Tuber melanosporum)

Safeguarding Mediterranean food and ecological webs

Romain Simenel et Yildiz Aumeeruddy-Thomas
Sub-chapter 3.3.3. The argan agroecosystem

Local meanings of argan tree and bee diversity within man-made territories

Freddy Vinet, Mohamed El Mehdi Saidi, Johnny Douvinet et al.
Sub-chapter 3.4.1. Urbanization and land use as a driver of flood risk
Nadia Fourrié, Hassan Haddouch, Pierre Brousseau et al.
Sub-chapter 3.4.2. Forecast of heavy precipitation events
Pierre Javelle, Isabelle Braud, Clotilde Saint-Martin et al.
Sub-chapter 3.4.3. Improving flash flood forecasting and warning capabilities
Lauriane Batté, Fatima Driouech et Constantin Ardilouze
Sub-chapter 3.4.4. Seasonal forecast of droughts and water resources
Jean-Luc Chotte
Chapter 5. Land degradation and climate change

What challenges?

Jean-Luc Chotte, Nabil Ben Kathra, Maud Loireau et al.
Sub-chapter 3.5.1. Land degradation neutrality
Houcine Khatteli, Rafat Ramadan Ali, Gilles Bergametti et al.
Sub-chapter 3.5.2. Soils and desertification in the Mediterranean region
Tiphaine Chevallier, Salwa Hamdi, Tahar Gallali et al.
Sub-chapter 3.5.3. Soil carbon as an indicator of Mediterranean soil quality
Joël Guiot et Wolfgang Cramer
Conclusion. The Mediterranean Basin, climate change and our common future

Engaging future research efforts to support policy

Joël Guiot et Wolfgang Cramer
Conclusion. Le bassin méditerranéen, le changement climatique et notre avenir commun

Lancer de nouvelles initiatives de recherche pour guider les décisions politiques futures

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