Regional Environmental Change

, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 619–622 | Cite as

Mediterranean land systems under global change: current state and future challenges

  • Marc Voltz
  • Wolfgang Ludwig
  • Christian Leduc
  • Sami Bouarfa
Editorial

Keywords

Mediterranean region Socio-ecosystems Sustainable management Global change 

Notes

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank all those who contributed to this special issue as well as the Editor in Chief of Regional Environmental Change and the reviewers for their help in the edition of the submitted papers. We also thank all colleagues and institutes from the Mediterranean Rim who participated to the SICMED programme and proved possible to build a genuine and stimulating interdisciplinary cooperation on a topic that is of interest for the whole Mediterranean region. Finally, CNRS-INSU, INRA, IRD and IRSTEA are greatly acknowledged for providing financial support to SICMED in the framework of the MISTRAL initiative.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LISAH, Univ Montpellier, INRA, IRDMontpellier SupAgroMontpellierFrance
  2. 2.CEFREMUniversité de PerpignanPerpignanFrance
  3. 3.G-Eau, Univ Montpellier, AgroParisTech, CIRAD, IRD, IRSTEAMontpellier SupAgroMontpellierFrance

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