Summary and Major Findings
This part of the book aims at producing an assessment of the expected variations of the water cycle in the Mediterranean environment due to global climate changes. This is focused on main components of water cycle with particular emphasis of inland that are expected to be highly impacted by climate evolution. The items deal with different scale of investigation using various methods. The eighth chapter focuses with the influence of climate change on water cycle over the whole Mediterranean area, while the nineth and the tenth chapters deal with impact of climate change on water resources from quantitative and qualitative point of view respectively.