Towards a Mediterranean GEWEX

  • H.-J. Bolle
  • S. I. Rasool
  • P. Try
Part of the Regional Climate Studies book series (REGCLIMATE)


GEWEX stands for “Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment”(WCRP, 1990). It is a sub-programme of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP). Its goal is to determine the hydrological cycle by global measurements. To reach this goal studies have been initiated under the GEWEX Continental-scale International Project (GCIP) (WCRP, 1992) with the objectives as illustrated in Fig. 1:
  • Advanced modelling of the hydrological cycle and its effects;

  • Prediction of the response of the hydrological cycle to environmental change;

  • Improvement of observing techniques and data assimilation systems.


Latent Heat Flux Mediterranean Area Water Cycle Proxy Data Water Vapour Flux 
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  • H.-J. Bolle
  • S. I. Rasool
  • P. Try

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