The theme Implications on ecosystem services is organised in six parallel sessions. Please, find below the timetable of all presentations. (The full program of the Conference is available here)


Dynamic landscapes: hazard & risk assessment

23rd September 2013, 10:00 – 11:30

Chair: P. Schiano – CMCC


10:00- 10:20 / An European HPC Infrastructure and the Climate Challenges
G. Erbacci – CINECA SCAI Department


10:20-10:40 / Exploring synergies for disaster risk reduction in Guatemala: the use of cognitive maps
V. Giannini – CMCC


10:40-11:00 / Syndromes of Land Degradation and Implications for Ecosystem Services in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. An Evaluation Framework for the Past and in Face of a Changing Climate
T. Ceccarelli – CRA-CMA


11:00-11:20 / Assessing environmental impacts of climate change at the regional scale to provide adaptation services: the Decision support System for Coastal climate change impact assessment (DESYCO)
S. Torresan – CMCC-ISC
11:20-11:30 / Discussion



Dynamic landscapes: hazard & risk assessment

23rd September 2013, 12:00 – 13:30

Chair: A. Marcomini – Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia


12:00- 12:20 / Towards flood risk assessment in a climate change perspective
P. Ronco – Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia


12:20- 12:40 / A risk-based assessment of impacts affecting groundwater resources and related ecosystems in view of climate change
S. Torresan – CMCC


12:40- 13:00 / Climate change scenarios of minimum, maximum temperature and precipitation over Italian areas, period 2021-2050
R. Tomozeiu – ARPA-SIMC Emilia-Romagna


13:00- 13:20 /Preliminary assessment of the effects of climate change on landslide activity of Orvieto clayey slope
G. Rianna – CMCC


13:20-13:30 / Discussion



Impacts on natural ecosystems I

23rd September 2013, 14:30 – 16: 00

Chair: J. Von Hardenberg – ISAC-CNR


14:30- 14:50 / Distribution of bioclimate zones and their shifting due to climate change
A. Trabucco – CMCC


14:50- 15:10 / Influence on population density and climate on the dynamics of the black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) populations in the Piedmont region (Italy)
R. Casagrandi /A. Mignatti – Politecnico di Milano


15:10- 15:30 / Response to climate change of alpine glaciers in north-western Italian Alps
R. Bonanno – Arpa Piemonte


15:30- 15:50 / Has the ocean contributed to the decline of European eel recruitment? Results of a 40-year simulation experiment
R. Casagrandi / M. Schiavina – Politecnico di Milano
15:50-16:00 / Discussion



Impacts on natural ecosystems II

23rd September 2013, 16:30 – 18: 00

Chair: R. Casagrandi – Politecnico di Milano


16:30- 16:50 / Climate Change Impacts on Distribution and Composition of the Alpine Natural Pasturelands
C. Dibari – Università degli Studi di Firenze


16:50- 17:10 / Larval Connectivity in the Central Pacific Ocean: Lagrangian simulations in the Northern Line Islands
R. Casagrandi – Politecnico di Milano


17:10- 17:30 / The effects of climate change on cuatro cienegas aquatic ecosystem in the desert environment of northern Mexico
M. Herrera-Pantoja – Queretaro Water Commission
17:30-18:00 / Discussion


Impacts on forest and agricultural ecosystems I

24th September 2013, 9:00 – 10: 30

Chair: P. Duce – CNR-IBIMET


9:00- 9:20 / The impact of selective logging on Forest structure, Plant Diversity and above-ground biomass of African tropical forests
F. Paparella – Università del Salento


9:20- 9:40 /Assessing the resilience of Mediterranean trees diversity to climate change projections
A. Di Paola – CMCC


9:40- 10:00 / Projected climate change impacts on staple crops in Nigeria
V. Mereu – CMCC


10:00- 10:20 / Evaluation of the potential of genomic tools and plant genes to mitigate the climate change impact and extremes on natural ecosystems and agriculture
S. Pavan – Università di Bari
10:20-10:30 / Discussion



Impacts on forest and agricultural ecosystems  II

24th September 2013, 11:00 – 12:30

Chair: D. Spano – UNISS / CMCC


11:00- 11:20 / Local Impact Assessment of Climate Change on Fire Season Length



11:20- 11:40 / Analyzing changes in wildfire likelihood and intensity in Mediterranean areas: a case study from central Sardinia, Italy
M. Salis – UNISS / CMCC


11:40- 12:00 / Skill assessment of the global model EC-Earth in fire danger indices evaluation over the Greater Alpine Region: a comparison with the corresponding ERA-Interim Reanalysis parameters
S. Barbarino – ISAC-CNR


12:00- 12:20 / Historical Trends and Future Predictions of Fire Emission Estimation in Italy 
V. Bacciu – CMCC / UNISS
12:20-12:30 / Discussion