FOR CLIMADAPT


Title: 2G-MED09-117-FOR CLIMADAPT – «ADAPTATION OF THE MEDITERRANEAN FORESTS TO CLIMATE CHANGE»
Client: Regional Development Fund of North Aegean
Capacity: External expert
Period: 08/2012 – 05/2013
Objective: The FOR CLIMADAPT project’s objective is to improve the adaptability of Mediterranean natural areas to risks from climate change, particularly the risk of erosion, wildfire and die-back, by adopting four complementary approaches (included over the working plan):

·         the development of observation and monitoring of changes occurring in ecosystems,

·         the development of new forestry methodology which will promote heterogeneity while maintaining economic worth,

·         the development of ecologically sound methods for reclaiming degraded land,

·         the information, enhancing public awareness and improving governance.

Deliverables: Study on the past and future vegetation dynamics in the project area

Methodology proposal for forest fires reduction

Modeling of the behavior of forest fires in the are using expert software

Reference guide for the adaptation of the vegetation to climate change on regional level

Services: Project management: Participation in meetings and technical issues implementation

Scientific support on the physical object of the project

Indexes: http://www.aifm.org/en/climadapt