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The Mediterranean Region under Climate Change. A Scientific Update: Abridged English/French Version

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Stéphanie Thiébault
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Jean-Paul Moatti

List of acronyms

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ACCOBAMS

Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans in the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea

ADRIMED

Aerosol Direct Radiative Impact on the regional climate in the Mediterranean region

AED

Atmospheric evaporative demand

AMO

Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation

AOGCM

Atmosphere-ocean general circulation models

AORCM

Atmosphere-ocean regional climate models

AVISO

A reference portal in alimetry

BL

Boundary layer

BVOC

Biogenic volatile organic compound

CMIP

Coupled Model Intercomparison Projects

CORDEX

Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment

DAD-IS

Domestic Animal Diversity Information System

DRF

Direct radiative forcing

EC

elemental carbon

EMDW

Eastern Mediterranean deep water

EMT

Eastern Mediterranean Transient

ENM

Ecological Niche Model

ENSO

El Niño-Southern Oscillation

E-OBS

high-resolution gridded data set of daily climate over Europe

ETCCDI

Expert Team on Climate Change Detection, Monitoring and Indices

EU

European Union

EVI

Enhanced Vegetation Index

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

FF

Flash floods

GCM

Global climate model

GCM

General circulation model

GFCM

General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean

GFCS

Global Framework for Climate Services

GHG

Greenhouse gases

GLAM

Gradient in Longitude of Atmospheric constituents in the Mediterranean basin

HPE

Heavy precipitation events

ICZM

Integrated coastal zone management

IPBES

Intergovernmental science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IUCN

International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

LEK

Local ecological knowledge

MCA

Millennium Challenge Account

MCS

Mesoscale convective systems

MEA

Middle East Area

MedCOF

Mediterranean Climate Outlook Forum

MENA (region)

Middle-East North-Africa

MINOS

Mediterranean Intensive Oxidant Study

MTE

Mediterranean-type ecosystem

MPA

Marine protected area

MTC

Mean temperature of the catch

NAO

North Atlantic Oscillation

NMHC

Non methane hydrocarbons

NDVI

Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

NPF

New particle formation

OVOC

Oxidized volatile organic compound

PAH

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

PAR

Photosynthetically active radiation

PDO

Protected Designation of Origin

PES

Post-event surveys

PSM

Plant secondary metabolite

PMV

Plan Maroc Vert (Moroccan Green Plan)

PMF

Positive matrix factorization

POP

Persistent organic pollutant

RCC

Rapid climatic change

RCCI

Regional climate change index

RCM

Regional climate model

RCP

Representative concentration pathway

RCSM

Regional climate system models

ROV

Remotely operated vehicle

SLR

Sea level rise

SOA

Secondary organic aerosol

SOP

Special observation period

SPEI

Standard precipitation evapotranspiration index

SSS

Sea surface salinity

SST

Sea surface temperature

SWC

Soil and water conservation measures

SWI

Soil water index

SY

Sediment yields

TEE

Throughfall exclusion experiment

TOA

Top of the atmosphere

TRAQA

Transport and air quality

UNWTO

United Nations World Tourism Organization

VOC

Volatile organic compound

WeMO

Western Mediterranean Oscillation

WMO

World Meteorological Organization

WUE

Water use efficiency

VAI

Vegetation anomaly index

VCI

Vegetation condition index

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