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Climate change and impact research: the Mediterranean environment

Reference no: 36961
Acronym: CIRCE
Period: April 2007 till March 2011
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Adaptations; Climate change; Climate change; Economics; Economy; Economy; Impacts
Geographical term: Mediterranean Region [Marine Regions]

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  • Hellenic Centre for Marine Research; Institute of Oceanography, more, partner

CIRCE aims at developing for the first time an assessment of the climate change impacts in the Mediterranean area.
The objectives of the project are:

  • To predict and to quantify physical impacts of climate change in the Mediterranean area
  • To evaluate the consequences of climate change for the society and the economy of the populations located in the Mediterranean area
  • To develop an integrated approach to understand combined effects of climate change
  • To identify adaptation and mitigation strategies in collaboration with regional stakeholders CIRCE wants to understand and to explain how climate will change in the Mediterranean area.

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