Proceedings

Thursday, 27 March 2014

08:00 - 9:15

Registration

09:15 - 10:00

Zenon Kitievs Room 2 & 3
Chair: M. Loizidou, T. Mesimeris

Welcome Speeches 

Mr. Nicos Kouyialis, Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment

Dr. Adamos Adamou, Chairman of the House Standing Committee on the Environment

Mrs. Ioanna Panayotou, Commissioner for the Environment

Ms. Alexandra Attalidou, Head of the European Parliament Office in Cyprus

Mr. George Markopouliotis, Head of Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus

Mr. Evangelos Tsolkas, Secretary of the Embassy of Greece in Cyprus

Mr. Alexander Koulidis, EIA Expert, on behalf of Ms. Nantia Giannakopoulou, Secretary General of the Hellenic Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change

Mr. Michel Jarraud, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization

Dr. Georgia Valaoras, Regional Coordinator for South East Europe - Monitoring expert, Astrale GEIE – Prospect C & S

Prof. Maria Loizidou, Chairman of the Senate Committee for Environment of the National Technical University of Athens

Dr. Michael Petrakis, Research Director, National Observatory of Athens

Dr. Silas Michaelides, Director of Meteorological Service

Dr. Kyriacos Kyrou, Director of Water Development Department

10:00 - 11:30

Keynote Speakers, Zenon Kitievs Room 2 & 3
Chair: M. Loizidou, T. Mesimeris 

Rosario Bento Pais, European Commission, DG Climate Action, Adaptation to climate change in the EU: the central role of national adaptation strategies

Georges Kremlis, European Commission, DG Environment, Environmental integration in climate change

Stéphane Isoard, European Environment Agency, Facilitating climate change adaptation in Europe

Maria Loizidou, National Technical University of Athens, National strategy for adaptation to climate change adverse impacts: The case of Cyprus adaptation

Tim Carter, Finnish Environment Institute, Projecting climate change impacts: how robust are our methods?

Marco Moriondo, University of Florence, Climate change and Mediterranean agriculture: impacts, and adaptation and mitigation roles of typical Mediterranean crops

11:30 - 12:00

Coffee Break

 

SESSION Ι: Climate change & Adaptation Part 1, Zenon Kitievs Room 2 & 3

Chair: S. Isoard, T. Carter

12:00 - 12:15

Th. Panayotou

Green Growth, Addressing both the Economic Crisis and Climate Change

12:15 - 12:30

A. Kikas

Adaptation to climate change-Preparing today for the challenges of the future - Presentation

12:30 - 12:45

C. Papadaskalopoulou, D. Xevgevos, G. Lemesios, K. Moustakas, D. Malamis, K. Ioannou, M. Zachariou-Dodou, C. Giannakopoulos, T. Mesimeris, M. Loizidou

Assessment of Cyprus’ vulnerability to climate change and development of a National Adaptation Strategy - Presentation

12:45 - 13:00

G. Konstantzos, G. Koutoula, C. Papadaskalopoulou, G. Lemesios, K. Moustakas, D. Malamis, T. Mesimeris, M. Zachariou-Dodou, M. Loizidou

Development of a Multi-criteria analysis software tool for the evaluation of climate change adaptation measures - Presentation

13:00 - 13:15

Z. Lengyel

Agriculture and forestry adaptation challenges of EU Eastern Partnership countries under the auspices of the Clima East project - Presentation

13:15 - 13:30

P. Pelizzaro, S. Drigo, V. Barbi

Public Private Partnerships for Resilient Communities

13:30 - 13:45

N. Georgiades

Adaptation to Climate Change with emphasis on spatial issues

13:45 - 14:00

M. Valiantis

Adapting the Transport Sector: The Case of Cyprus - Presentation

14:00 - 14:15

Discussion - Conslusions

14:15 - 15:00

Lunch Break

 

SESSION II: Climate Change Observations and Projections, Zenon Kitievs Room 1

Chair: D. Asimakopoulos, C. Giannakopoulos

12:00 - 12:15

C. Giannakopoulos, G. Lemesios, M. Petrakis, Th. Kopania, N. Roukounakis

Projection of climate change in Cyprus using a variety selected regional climate models - Presentation

12:15 - 12:30

B. Bartók

Changes in aerosol radiative effect on clear sky radiation over Europe  - Presentation

12:30 - 12:45

A. Robinson, M. Knaus, D. Coumou, S. Rahmstorf

Historic and future increase in heat extremes worldwide and in the Mediterranean  - Presentation

12:45 - 13:00

Y. Samuel-Rhoads, G. Zodiatis, D. Hayes, G. Konnaris, G. Georgiou

Climate change impacts on sea surface temperature in the eastern Mediterranean, Levantine Basin  - Presentation

13:00 - 13:15

G. Zittis, P. Hadjinicolaou, J. Lelieveld

Projected changes of heat wave characteristics in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East  - Presentation

13:15 - 13:30

Sohrab Ghaedi, Mojtaba Ghaedi

Humidity seasons of Iran

13:30 - 13:45

Kl. Nicolaides

Seasonal Forecast for the area of the east Mediterranean: Products and perspectives  - Presentation

13:45 - 14:00

F. Tymvios, S. Michaelides

Spatial and temporal characteristics of the yearly rainfall frequency distribution in Cyprus  - Presentation

14:00 - 14:15

M. Theophilou, D. Serghides, P. Michael, K. Theophilou

Climate Change in Cyprus

14:15 - 15:00

Lunch Break

 

SESSION III: Climate change & Agriculture Part 1, Elia VIP Room

Chair: M. Moriondo, Ch. Chadjiantonis

12:00 - 12:15

M. El-Maayar, P. Hadjinicolaou, M. A. Lange

Investigating the effect of climatic extremes on wheat yield in the Mediterranean countries

12:15 - 12:30

M.P. Papadopoulou, D. Charchousi, V.K. Tsoukala, C. Giannakopoulos, M. Petrakis

Water footprint assessment of applied agricultural policies based on climate change scenarios

12:30 - 12:45

K. Constantinidou, P. Hadjinicolaou, G. Zittis, J. Lelieveld

Estimating the thermal effect in potential yield of subtropical wheat, due to projected regional warming in the 21st century

12:45 - 13:00

L. Taranu

Climate change impacts on main agriculture crops in the Republic of Moldova

13:00 - 13:15

M. Moriondo, G. Argenti, C. Dibari, R. Ferrise, N. Staglianò, M. Bindi

Effects of extreme events on durum wheat insurance assessment

13:15 - 13:30

L. Taranu, T. Mironova, G. Mleavaia

Projections of changes in agroclimatic conditions in the Republic of Moldova according to an ensemble from 10 GSMs for SRES A2, A1B and B1 emission scenarios in the XXI century

13:30 - 13:45

I. Normatov

The impact of Climate change and Agroclimatic resources on maintenance of Food Security and creation of adaptation mechanisms

13:45 - 14:00

Discussion - Conclusions

14:00 - 15:00

Lunch Break

 

SESSION IV: Climate change & Coastal areas, Zenon Kitievs Room 2 & 3

Chair: M. Petrakis, M. Papadopoulou

15:00 - 15:15

V.K. Tsoukala, Ch. Makropoulos, A. Lykou, M. Chondros, N. Manojlovic, Z. Vojinovic

Extreme and rare events in coastal regions due to climate change - A case study application in Rethymno. Presentation

15:15 - 15:30

A. Toumazis
Flood Barriers An Adaptation Measure to Climate Change Presentation

15:30 - 15:45

I. Monioudi, A. Karditsa, G. Alexandrakis, S. Poulos, A. Velegrakis, O. Andreadis, G. Ghionis, S. Petrakis, D. Sifnioti, E. Markakis, D.I. Giannouli

Vulnerability Assessment of Eastern Cretan Beaches (Greece) to the sea level rise Presentation

15:45 - 16:00

X. Loizidou, M. Loizides

Coastal adaptation to climate changes through an Integrated Coastal Zone Management approach: from theory to practice - Presentation

16:00 - 16:15

G. Alexandrakis

Estimation of the climatic change impact to beach tourism using joined vulnerability analysis and econometric modeling - Presentation

16:15 - 16:30

G. Lemesios, C. Papadaskalopoulou, K. Moustakas, D. Malamis, K. Ioannou, Maria Zachariou-Dodou, C. Giannakopoulos, M. Petrakis, T. Mesimeris, M. Loizidou

Future heat-related impact assessment of tourism industry to climate change in Cyprus Presentation

16:30 - 16:45

P.G. Drakopoulos, G. Skianis, S.E. Poulos, A. Velegrakis, K. Lazogiannis, G. Ghionis

Use of satellite imagery for automated monitoring the shoreline retreatment rate Presentation

16:45 - 17:00

T. A. Andrikopoulos, S. Kamnis

UNFLOP-Unsinkable-Stable Unaffected by Waves Floating Truss Platforms - Presentation

17:00 - 17:15

S. Zevros, G. Protopapas

Coastal Erosion in Cyprus Presentation

17:15 - 17:30

C. Erdas, P. Fokaides, C. Charalambous

Environmental management strategies towards reducing the ecological footprint of Limassol port

 

SESSION V: Climate change & Health, Zenon Kitievs Room 1

Chair: Th. Panayotou, K. Makris

15:00 - 15:15

L. Hens, I. Matiatios, P. Stamatis, C. Kotampasi, S. Maipas, M. Papadopoulou, P. Nicolopoulou-Stamati

Health effects of climate changes: need for mitigating and adaptive measures  - Presentation

15:15 - 15:30

C. Giannakopoulos, V. Psiloglou, G. Lemesios, C. Papadaskalopoulou, K.Moustakas, S. Pitsari, D. Malamis, K. Ioannou, M. Zachariou-Dodou, M. Petrakis, M. Loizidou

Future vulnerability assessment of public health to heat-related impacts of climate change in Cyprus - Presentation

15:30 - 15:45

H. Sh. Ragimov, J. N. Akhmedova, U.R.Taghiyeva

Assessment of climate changes impact on health the population of Azerbaijan

15:45 - 16:00

H. Tsangari, Z. Konsoula, S. Christou, K. E. Georgiou, K. Ioannou, T. Mesimeris, S. Kleanthous, S. Pashiardis, P. Pavlou, A. Paschalidou, P. Kassomenos, S. Vardoulakis, C.H. Heaviside, E.N. Yamasaki

The role of air pollution as a potential confounder of the association between temperature and mortality in Cyprus - Presentation

16:00 - 16:15

A. Michaelakis, A. Sotiropoulos, I. Spanos, P. Milonas, R.E.P. Sotiropoulou, E. Tagaris

LIFE CONOPS: Development & demonstration of management plans against -the climate change enhanced- invasive mosquitoes in S. Europe - Presentation

16:15 - 16:30

E. Bakogiannis, M. Siti

Athens in Crisis, sustainable mobility and climate change - Presentation

16:30 - 16:45

M.J. Lubczynska, J. Lelieveld, P. Hadjinicolaou

Premature Heat-Related Mortality in Cyprus - Presentation

16:45 - 17:00

K.C. Makris, S. S. Andra

Identification and Impact Assessment of Emerging Water and Health Risk Factors in a Changing Climate - Presentation

17:00 - 17:15

P. L. Staddon, T. Taylor, M. H. Depledge

Climate change impacts on health and wellbeing in Cornwall, South West England, 2050-2080: estimated health costs and proposed adaptation policies

 

SESSION VI: Climate change & Agriculture Part 2, Elia VIP Room

Chair: A. Bruggeman, D. Fasoula

15:00 - 15:15

G. Trbić, V. Đurđević, D. Bajić, R. Cupać, G. Vukmir, T. Popov

Climate change and adaptation options in Bosnia and Herzegovina - case study in agriculture

15:15 - 15:30

P. Polycarpou, C. Papaioannou, A. Papachatzis, A. Antoniou

Protected cultivation and adaptation to climate change - Presentation

15:30 - 15:45

D.A. Fasoula, M. Omirou, I.M. Ioannides

Innovations in Plant Breeding as a smart and cost-effective solution for fast adaptation to climate change: studies with barley and cowpea

15:45 - 16:00

A. Bruggeman, C. Camera, P. Hadjinicolaou, M.A. Lange, Z. Zomenia, A. Zissimos, S. Pashiardis, F. Tymvios, M. Markou, D. Fasoula, S, Gregoriou, A. Stylianou, T. Zachariadis, C. Zoumides, J.S. Noller

Sustainable agricultural production and water use in Cyprus under global change - Presentation

16:00 - 16:15

E. N. Sossidou, E. Tsiplakou, G. Zervas

Options for managing livestock production systems to adapt to climate change

16:15 - 16:30

M. Eliades, A. Bruggeman, H, Djuma, K. Charalambous, E. Giannakis

Irrigation decision support systems for climate change adaptation - Presentation

16:30 - 16:45

M. Omirou, D. Fasoula, I.M. Ioannides

Tripartite symbiosis: A promising mitigation and an efficient adaptation strategy for less nitrogen depended agricultural systems

16:45 - 17:00

Discussion - Conslusions

 

Friday, 28 March 2014

08:00 - 9:00

Registration

9:00 - 10:40

Keynote Speakers, Zenon Kitievs Room 2 & 3

Chair: R. Bento Pais, G. Kremlis 

Theodoulos Mesimeris, Department of Environment, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources & Environment of Cyprus, Adaptation and Climate Change: Prospects & Challenges

Dimosthenis Asimakopoulos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Climatic Changes Impacts on the Built Environment of the Mediterranean Region

Michael Petrakis, National Observatory of Athens, Climate Change Models: The Cyprus Case

Michel Jarraud, World Meteorological Organization, The Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS)

Elena Xoplaki, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany, Climate variations in the eastern Mediterranean the lastmillennium; new evidence from proxy reconstructions and high resolution climate models

Čedo Maksimović, Imperial College London, Innovative spatial planning of urban areas for adaptation for climate changes – BGD (Blue Green Dream) approach

Pierantonios Papazoglou, Research Promotion Foundation, "HORIZON 2020" Funding Opportunities within "Societal Challenge 5" for Climate Action and the Environment

10:40 - 11:00

Coffee Break

 

SESSION VII: Climate change & Ecosystems, Zenon Kitievs Room 2 & 3

Chair: S. Michaelides, A. Christou

11:00 - 11:15

D. Sarris, N. Koutsias, A. Christopoulou, E. Angelonidi, P.Z. Fulé, M. Arianoutsou

Ecological and climatic drivers for the fire regime in the Mediterranean under climatic change Presentation

11:15 - 11:30

M. Peltoniemi, S. Sirkiä, S. Nevalainen, S. Neuvonen

Pine sawflies and drought – from tested hypothesis to large scale vulnerability maps Presentation

11:30 - 11:45

T. Kalliokoski, M. Peltoniemi, S. Fronzek, A. Mäkelä

Projected climate change impact on primary production of forests in Finland - Presentation

11:45 - 12:00

V. Chrysopolitou, P. Drougas, D. Alifragkis, D. Avtzis, N. Avtzis, S. Diamandis, G. Poulis, K. Radoglou, I. Tsiripidis, A. Zerva, S. Dafis

Adaptation of forest management to climate change in Greece: Adaptation and Management Measures Presentation

12:00 - 12:15

A. Christou

Change Impacts: Enhancing the Resilience of Cyprus Forest - Presentation

12:15 - 12:30

I. Mitsopoulos, G. Mallinis, A. Karali, C. Giannakopoulos, M. Arianoutsou

Mapping fire behaviour in a Mediterranean landscape under different future climate change scenarios Presentation

12:30 - 12:45

A. Karali, C. Giannakopoulos, A. Roussos, G. Lemesios

Assessing vulnerability of Greek forests to fires within the context of climate change Presentation

12:45 - 13:00

G. Lemesios, A. Karali, C. Papadaskalopoulou, S. Pitsari, D. Malamis, K. Ioannou, M. Zachariou-Dodou, C. Giannakopoulos, M. Petrakis, M. Loizidou

Future vulnerability assessment of forest fire sector to climate change impacts in Cyprus - Presentation

13:00 - 13:15

C. Aspe, M. Jacqué, A. Gilles

Irrigation canals as tools for climate change adaptation and ichthyological biodiversity management. A case study of integrated development in Southern France Presentation

13:15 - 13:30

C. Jimenez, A. Petrou, M. Evriviadou, A. Nikolaidis, L. Hadjioanou, M. A. Lange

Mortality of marine organisms (coralligenous habitats) associated to seawater temperature anomalies (Summer/Autumn 2012) in the Levantine Sea (Cyprus)

13:30 - 13:45

Ch. Doulgeris, D. Papadimos, J. Kapsomenakis

Assessing the impact of climate change on the hydroperiod of two Natura 2000 sites in Northern Greece - Presentation

13:45 - 14:00

Z. Zomeni, C. Camera, J. Noller, A. Zissimos, A. Bruggeman

The Creation of a Digital Soil map for Cyprus using Decision-tree Classification Techniques Presentation

14:00 - 14:45

Lunch break

 

SESSION VIII: Climate change and Mitigation, Zenon Kitievs Room 1

Chair: M. Jarraud, P. Hadjinicolaou

11:00 - 11:15

K. Anagnostopoulos, N. Kalogeropoulos, V. Costarelli, K. Abeliotis

Estimated carbon dioxide equivalents emissions in Greece, following different types of diet Presentation

11:15 - 11:30

E. Karaiskou, N. Gargoulas, I. Sarafidis

Developing Local Plans for Climate Change Mitigation by 2020

11:30 - 11:45

K. Abeliotis, K. Lasaridi, V. Costarelli, K. Anagnostopoulos, C. Chroni

Food waste prevention as a tool for climate change mitigation: A case study from Greece Presentation

11:45 - 12:00

A. Charalambous, S. Vlachos, O. Kyriacou

Cyprus Local Authorities towards a low carbon future Presentation

12:00 - 12:15

G. Konstantzos, C. Papadaskalopoulou, D. Malamis, K. Moustakas, M. Loizidou

Development and application of the CARBONTOUR software tool for promoting carbon footprint offsetting measures for the tourism accommodation sector

12:15 - 12:30

P. Drousiotis, I. Yiasemi

Cyprus Sustainable Tourism Initiative -CSTI- responding to climate change

12:30 - 12:45

G.P. Panayiotou, A. Charalambous, S. Vlachos, M. Ioannidou, E. Theofanous

Carbon footprint of typical dwellings in Cyprus Presentation

12:45 - 13:00

K. Dimopoulos, P. Papasotiriou

Dipotamia - Zero Carbon Footprint model community - Designing a Green Village in Kastoria Region Presentation

13:00 - 13:15

Q. Duroy, C. Marouli

Climate Change – Can We do Anything to Change it? Attitudes in Two Continents

13:15 - 13:30

C. N. Phellas

Climate Change and Social Impact Presentation

13:30 - 13:45

L. Rajhi

Gender and Climate Change, the realities on the link Presentation

13:45 - 14:00

E. T. Taylor, I. S. Kamara, A. Bockarie

Rainfall Pattern in Freetown, Sierra Leone: From a Retrospective Viewpoint

 

SESSION IX: Climate change and Water resources Part 1, Elia VIP Room

Chair: C. Maksimovic, M. Zachariou-Dodou

11:00 - 11:15

P-Μ. Stathatou, E. Kampragou, H. Grigoropoulou, D. Assimacopoulos

Vulnerability of water systems: A comprehensive framework for its assessment and identification of adaptation strategies Presentation

11:15 - 11:30

O. Mile, A. Bankovics

Restoration of the water cycle and natural waterways of Pannonic sodic wetlands in Hungary Presentation

11:30 - 11:45

E. Tziritis, V. Pisinaras, R. Kunkel, A. Panagopoulos, G. Arampatzis, F. Wendland

Assessing the potential effects of climate change in the hydrologic budget of a large Mediterranean basin: The case of River Pinios basin, central Greece Presentation

11:45 - 12:00

A. Keessen

Embedding Adaptive Management into the Legal Framework: Examples from the Netherlands Presentation

12:00 - 12:15

T. van der Schriek, C. Giannakopoulos

Informing regional hydrological impact projections by establishing the influence of climate, water extraction and tectonics on the water level of the Prespa Lakes (N Greece) Presentation

12:15 - 12:30

D. Rahimi

Analysis of Climate Drought and its Impact on Water Resources in the Zayanderood River Basin

12:30 - 12:45

D. Andreopoulos, D. Damigos, F. Comiti, C. Fischer

Monetizing the impacts of climate change on river uses towards effective adaptation strategies Presentation

12:45 - 13:00

P. Thrasivoulou, K. Patsalosavvis, A. Zafirakou

Water supply management in Cyprus under climate uncertainty - Presentation

13:00 - 13:15

C. Papadaskalopoulou, K. Moustakas, E. Katsou, K. Valta, D. Malamis, M. Zachariou-Dodou

Review and assessment of the adaptive capacity of the water sector in Cyprus against climate change impacts Presentation

13:15 - 13:30

P. Normatov

Modern adaptation approach of water consuming branches to climate changes and degradation of glaciers

13:30 - 13:45

C. Zoumides, A. Bruggeman, T. Zachariadis

Can the water footprint contribute to climate change adaptation strategies? - Presentation

13:45 - 14:00

G. Papageorgiou, K. Antoniou, A. Papatheodoulou

Advance aquatic tools for sustainable pollution management in river basins of Cyprus

 

SESSION X: Climate change & Energy, Zenon Kitievs Room 2 & 3

Chair: C. Costa, M. Valiantis, A. Charalambous

14:45 - 15:00

V. Psiloglou, G. Lemesios, D. Xevgenos, M. Zachariou-Dodou, K. Moustakas, K. Ioannou, C. Giannakopoulos, M. Petrakis, M. Loizidou

Future vulnerability assessment of energy demand to climate change impacts in Cyprus Presentation

15:00 - 15:15

M. Farajzadeh, M. Rahmanian

Analysis of temperature changes effects on electricity consumption in Fars province

15:15 - 15:30

M.C. Georgiou, A.M. Bonanos, J.G. Georgiadis

Water scarcity as a climate change impact: Evaluation of a Single Effect Distillation unit powered by Concentrated Solar Power for desalinating seawater as an adaptation technique - Presentation - WMV (right click, save as)

15:30 - 15:45

S. Henke, M. Paustian, L. Theuvsen

Development of an Advanced Method for Conducting a Social Life Cycle Assessment

15:45 - 16:00

M. A. Lange, P. Hadjinicolaou, M. Santamouris, G. Zittis

Increased Electricity Demand for Space Cooling under Climate Change Condition in the Eastern Mediterranean and Adaptation Measures Presentation

16:00 - 16:15

K. T. Papakostas, P. Zagana-Papavasileiou, T. Mavromatis

Analysis of 3 decades temperature data for Athens and Thessaloniki – Greece Impact of temperature changes on energy consumption for heating and cooling of buildings Presentation

16:15 - 16:30

M. Valiantis 

The Role of Natural Gas in Reducing the Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation Presentation

16:30 - 16:45

M. Lambrinos

The Tram in Lefkosia

16:45 - 17:00

D. Xevgenos, K. Moustakas, D. Malamis, M. Loizidou

Desalination and sustainability: Renewable energy driven desalination and brine management Presentation

17:00 - 17:15

Discussion-Conclusions

 

SESSION XI: Climate change & Adaptation Part 2, Zenon Kitievs Room 1

Chair: E. Xoplaki, M. Lange

14:45 - 15:00

J. O. Adegoke, C. Ibe, A. Araba

A New Framework for Building Resilience in Nigeria’s Agriculture Value-Chains through

Climate Smart Policies, Adaptation Programs and Actions

15:00 - 15:15

S. Mavrogenis, I. Kelman, J. Mercer, T. Kurvits

Comparing tools and methodologies for climate change adaptation in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Presentation

15:15 - 15:30

C. Papadaskalopoulou, M. Kasidoni, V. Panaretou, K. Moustakas, M. Zachariou-Dodou, T. Mesimeris, M. Loizidou

Review of the current EU framework on adaptation to climate change and assessment of relative adaptation measures undertaken in Cyprus Presentation

15:30 - 15:45

N. Paris

Climate change in Cyprus: Risk assessment procedure Presentation

15:45 - 16:00

N. Tzaberis, S. Xenitidou, A. Mogias

The contribution of Education for Sustainable Development in addressing ethical issues of climate change Presentation

16:00 - 16:15

C. Camera, A. Bruggeman, P. Hadjinicolaou, S. Pashiardis, M.A. Lange

Creating daily high resolution meteorological datasets for climate change adaption Presentation

16:15 - 16:30

M. Wrobel, V. Lepousez, L. Costa, H. Loukos, J. Kropp, S. Banegas Martin, C. Carani, M.Csete, M. Gyalai-Korpos, C. Henschke, G. Ladoneczki, E. Lopez Baeza, T. Pischzan, K.Stasica, E. Szlauer

Towards tailored adaptation services for sub-national actors in Europe: results from a KIC pathfinder study

16:30 - 16:45

R. Hanmbock

Ecosystem Services and adaptation for a climate security in Western Africa

16:45 - 17:00

I. Ferdinand, T. Haynes, M. Richards

Assessing the vulnerability and adaptive capacity of communities to hazards and climate Change in SIDS

 

SESSION XII: Climate change & Water resources Part 2, Elia VIP Room

Chair: D. Hadjimitsis, Κ. Kyrou

14:45 - 15:00

H. Djuma, A. Bruggeman, M. Eliades, M. A. Lange

Non-conventional water resources research in climate change hotspot Middle East Presentation

15:00 - 15:15

J. A. Bahrawi, M. Elhag

Potential Rainwater Harvesting Improvement Using Remote Sensing Application in Southern West Region of KSA

15:15 - 15:30

K. Aristeidou

Climate change adaptation to hydrologic extremes (Floods and Droughts) in Cyprus

15:30 - 15:45

K. Valta, K. Moustakas, A. Sotiropoulos, E. Orli, E. Angeli, D. Malamis, K.-J. Haralambous

Adaptation measures for the food and beverage industry to the impact of climate change on water availability - Presentation

15:45 - 16:00

N. Frison, A. Chiumenti, E. Katsou, S. Malamis, D. Bolzonella, F. Fatone

Gaseous emissions from the biological via nitrite nitrogen removal process treating anaerobically co-digested effluents

16:00 - 16:15

E. Garcia-Quismondo, C. Santos, J. Palma, M. Anderson

On the challenge of developing Waste Water Treatment Processes: Capacitive Deionization Presentation

16:15 - 16:30

S. Mahgoub, P. Samaras, H. Abdelbasit, H. Abdelfattah, S. Hamed

Microbiological and Physico-chemical Characteristics of Municipal Wastewater at Treatment Plants, province Sharkia, Egypt (Case study) - Presentation

16:30 - 16:45

A.K. Tolkou, A.I. Zouboulis

Effect of Climate Change in WWTPs and especially in MBRs Infrastructures used for Wastewater Treatment Presentation

16:45 - 17:00

Discussion-Conclusions

Cypadapt

Development of a national strategy for adaptation to climate change adverse impacts in Cyprus

Area of implementation

Area of implementation: Cyprus, Duration: 31 months (1 September 2011- 31 March 2014

The CYPADAPT main aim is to strengthen and increase Cyprus adaptive capacity to climate change impacts through the development of a National Adaptation Strategy.

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