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Mediterranean Climate

Variability and Trends

  • Hans-Jürgen Bolle
Book

Part of the Regional Climate Studies book series (REGCLIMATE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXII
  2. Introduction

    1. H.-J. Bolle
      Pages 1-3
  3. Climate, Climate Variability, and Impacts in the Mediterranean Area: An Overview

  4. Challenges for Climate Data Analysis

  5. Large Scale Aspects

  6. Regional Aspects

  7. Variability of the Mediterranean Sea

  8. Cooperative Research Into “Global Change” Themes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 307-307
    2. A. di Sarra, M. Cacciani, J. DeLuisi, L. De Silvestri, T. Di Iorio, G. Fiocco et al.
      Pages 309-315
    3. J.-M. D’Herbes
      Pages 317-328
    4. H.-J. Bolle, S. I. Rasool, P. Try
      Pages 351-371

About this book

Introduction

Mohamed Larbi Selassi Deputy Director of the National Meteorology, Morocco Welcome address (translated from French) WMO, WCRP, Medias-France and scientific institutions representatives, ladies and gentlemen, to thank WMO and MEDIAS-France, who have honoured us by I want first organizing the two workshops, climate indices in Africa and data assessment for global change research in the Mediterranean region, in Casablanca and I welcome all of you here in Morocco. It is with great pleasure that I open these two workshops on behalf of myself and on behalf of the Direction of the Meteorologie N ationale of Morocco. Climate change is becoming the focus of the international community because of its global scale and unpredictable effects, the numerous impacts it causes, its global feature and the complexity of the solutions that can mitigate its impacts. Global warming and the greenhouse effect became a subject of study at the international level since the United Nations Conference on the human environment that was held in Stockholm in 1972. The research and coordination efforts that have been made in this area have led to an "International Scientific consensus". High level meetings like those held in Toronto in 1988, in Lahaye in 1989 and in Geneva in 1990, did confirm the greenhouse threat and the emergency to treat it.

Keywords

Aerosol Atmospheric circulation Contamination Precipitation Scale biosphere climate change ecology hydrology marine oceanography satellite sea level temperature vegetation

Editors and affiliations

  • Hans-Jürgen Bolle
    • 1
  1. 1.MünchenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-55657-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-62862-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-55657-9
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