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Climate change impacts on agriculture and forestry

The European School of Climatology and Natural Hazards is organizing a course on "Climate change impacts on agriculture and forestry". The course will take place in Volterra, Italy, from 16-24 March 1996 and is addressed to graduate and post-graduate students already involved ...

16 March 1996 - 16 March 1996
Italy

The European School of Climatology and Natural Hazards is organizing a course on "Climate change impacts on agriculture and forestry". The course will take place in Volterra, Italy, from 16-24 March 1996 and is addressed to graduate and post-graduate students already involved in research in this field.

The course will cover the following main areas:

- Climate change: regional aspects and feedbacks;
- Vegetation in a changing climate;
- Assessment of climate impacts on trees and crops: advantages and limits of experimental methods;
- Modelling and upscaling;
- Socio-economic implications and alleviation measures.

About 25 grants are envisaged for applicants from Community Member States, or from third countries associated with the Community's Environment and Climate research programme.
For further information, please contact:

European Commission
DG XII - Science, research and development
Mr. D. Peter
Environment and Climate research programme
European School of Climatology and Natural Hazards
200 rue de la Loi (SDME 7/46)
B-1049 Brussels
Fax +32-2-2963024
E-mail: d.peter@mhsg.cec.be

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