11th March 2014

11:00-12:30 Parallel Sessions C

Agriculture and forests [Room Chiado] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: David Avelar, CIRCLE-2 / Marisa Tello Mariscal, JPI FACCE

How to bridge the gap between climate modellers and forest owners – or which forest trees will survive today and have maximum growth in the future?
Lars Bärring, SMHI, Sweden

Scenario building for the forest sector for adaptation of policy measures in the context of climate change and greenhouse gas reporting
Martin Braun, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria

Expansion and adaptation in the pine processionary moth
Helena Santos, FCT, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Climate change and forestry in Rhineland-Palatinate (southwest-Germany). From the assessment of regional impacts to the development of regional adaptation strategies
Ulrich Matthes, Rhineland-Palatinate Centre of Excellence for Climate Change Impacts, Germany

Coastal areas, marine biodiversity and fisheries [Room Lapa] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Marie Mojaisky, Maurice Imbard, Dina Carrilho, CIRCLE-2 / Andris Andrusaitis, BONUS

Sex at the edge - how climate change influences sexual selection
Nuno Monteiro, CIBIO, Portugal

Assessing the future and potential for adaptation of Atlantic salmon facing climate change in southern Europe
Etienne Prévost, INRA, France

Shore meadows in the Baltic sea - consequences of climate change for species diversity and composition
Alma Strandmark, Stockholm University, Sweden

The French national climate change observatories network IFRECOR
Michel Porcher, S2C, France

Terrestrial biodiversity, ecosystems and nature conservation [Room Marvila] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Marianne Lilliesköld, CIRCLE-2 / Horst Korn, BfN, Germany

Identifying tipping points in Mediterranean woodland ecosystem based on early warning ecological indicators
Cristina Branquinho, CBA, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Embedding climate change adaptation into national nature reserves
Simon Duffield, Natural England, United Kingdom

Sown biodiverse pastures as a carbon sink and a solution to reverse the degradation of arid and semi-arid ecosystems
Vânia Proença, University of Lisbon, Portugal

The climate change vulnerability index: a new method for supporting adaptive management of stream ecosystems in europe
Yaron Hershkovitz, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Water resources and management [Room Oriente] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Sandra Garcia, CIRCLE-2 / Seppo Rekolainen, JPI Water

Integrated pan-European view for coastal lagoons management: a nested DPSIR approach
Ana I. Lillebø, CESAM, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Assessing climate change impacts and potential adaptation measures through water balance modelling - the case of Syros island, Greece
Eleni Kampragkou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Adaptation of multi-purpose reservoirs management on the seine river basin in a climate change perspective. Results of the CLIMAWARE project
David Dorchies, Irstea Montpellier, France

The change to probabilistic projections: farm reservoir design in the UK
Keith Weatherhead, Cranfield University, United Kingdom

Health and Urban areas [Room Alcântara] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Rob Swart, CIRCLE-2 / Jonas Bylund, JPI Urban Europe

Stimulating health-protective behaviour during heat waves by effective communication instruments
Torsten Grothmann, University of Oldenburg, Germany

Do elderly keep a cool head? Heat perception and behaviour strategies of elderly residents in urban areas
Brigitte Allex, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria

Assessing European vulnerabilities to the risks of climate change on infectious disease transmission
Jonathan Suk, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

'Cool' governance of a 'hot' climate issue: public and private responsibilities for the protection of vulnerable citizens against extreme heat
Heleen Mees, Utrecht University, Netherlands

Economics, financial instruments and insurance [Room Alfama] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Martin König, Sergio Castellari, CIRCLE-2 / Fabio Eboli, JPI Climate

Natural hazard insurance in Europe. What need to harmonize national and regional systems of risk transfer in a changing climate?
Reimund Schwarze, UFZ, Germany

Vulnerability of the small: response of Nordic non-life insurers to climate related threats and opportunities
Lara Johannsdottir, University of Iceland, Iceland

Adaptation to climate change: global costs and practical examples
Johan Bogaert, Flemish government, Flanders, Belgium

How to define and finance green infrastructure in urban areas to tackle climate change issue? Taking stock of several European and American cities´ experiences
Alexia Leseur, CDC Climat, France