Will Global Change Increase Fire Activity In The Mediterranean Basin?

March 11, 1998

Earth's Chaning Land GCTE-LUCC Open Science Conference - 14-18 March 1998 - Barcelona, Spain

The Issues
Will global change alter the frequency and severity of wildfires in mediterranean ecosystems? Scientists will address this question at a meeting sponsored by GCTE/LUCC in Barcelona, Spain, on March 14-18, 1998.

The Science

Practical information
Fire regime in the mediterranean basin will be discussed on the third day of the conference (March 16) at 9:00 in session 6 "Land Cover Dynamics ", chaired by Thelma Krug and in the poster session following immediately; and on Day 4 (March 17) at 14:30 in session 7 "The Mediterranean Region" and in the poster session following immediately.
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Contact: Press Officer GCTE/LUCC Conference: Anne Larigauderie
Université Paris-Sud, Ecologie des Populations et Communautes, Bat. 362,
F-91405 Orsay Cedex, France
Phone/Fax: +33 1 69 15 56 92/6
E-mail: anne.larigauderie@epc.u-psud.fr
Conference Secretatiat, Barcelona, Spain:
Tel: +34 3 233 2387 FAX: +34 3 233 2575


Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems Project (GCTE)

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