Current Issues in Climate Research: Proceedings of the EC Climatology Programme Symposium, Sophia Antipolis, France, 2-5 October 1984 by Anver GhaziCurrent Issues in Climate Research: Proceedings of the EC Climatology Programme Symposium, Sophia Antipolis, France, 2-5 October 1984 by Anver Ghazi

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The CLimatoLogy Research Programme of the Commi ssion of the European Communities started in 1980 after a few years of preparation which foLLowed the concern caused by the European drought of 1976. It was mainLy a concern about European Land and water resources, which then as never before appeared threatened by cLimate vagaries. It was mainLy an economic concern which Led the Commmission to propose, and the CounciL to adopt, a five-year piLot research programme which in the meantime has proved to be both usefuL and successfuL. The best speciaLists in many interreLated fieLds were brought together for the first time to join into a unique cooperation effort in the area of European cLimatoLogicaL research. The programme aLso enjoyed the efficient and competent cooperation of an Advisory Committee for Programme Management (ACPM) which, being essentiaLLy composed of cLimatoLogists, proved to be a scientific body of high quaLity, whose work has been one of the factors for the success of the programme. The Advisory Committee shared with the Services of the Commission the responsibiLity of preparing a Review Symposium, thought to be the best means of coLLecting and presenting the resuLts of the research performed during 1980-1984. This voLume contains the proceedings of that Review Symposium of the EC CLimatoLogy Research Programme, organized by the Directorate GeneraL of Science, Research and DeveLopment jointLy with the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Geodynamiques et Astronomiques (CERGA) at Sophia AntipoLis, France, 2-5 October 1984.
Title:Current Issues in Climate Research: Proceedings of the EC Climatology Programme Symposium, Sophia…Format:PaperbackDimensions:356 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:November 13, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Opening address.- Rapporteur's Reports.- Palaeoclimate in the E.C. climate programme.- Climate modelling.- Anthropogenic climate perturbations.- Impact of climate and climate variations on European resources.- I: Reconstitution of Past Climate.- The impact on Europe of large-scale climatic changes: the onset of glaciation and the last deglaciation.- Climatic history from ice core studies in Greenland - Data correction procedures.- Air-Sea interaction during the last 100 years and time scales of climatic fluctuations.- Modelling the astronomical theory of paleoclimates in the time and frequency domain - An example of the relationship between long term and short term climate changes.- Climate reconstruction using historical sources.- Stages of climatic change from full glacial to holocene in northwest Spain, southern France and Italy: a comparison of the Atlantic coast and the Mediterranean basin.- Paleoclimatic reconstruction in Belgium and in Greece based on Quaternary lithostratigraphic sequences.- II: Climate Modelling.- Evidence of bimodality in the statistics of northern hemisphere circulation.- Simulation of European climate with an atmospheric general circulation model.- Modelling the impact of soil properties on European climate.- Interactive ocean-atmosphere models for climate forecasting.- Climate modelling activities at the Max-Planck-Institute of meteorology, Hamburg.- Ocean modelling in Cambridge.- Subpolar circulation, deep water formation and air-sea-ice interactions in Labrador and Greenland seas.- Development of an economical soil model for climate simulation.- III: Anthropogenic Climate Perturbations.- On modelling the effects of CO2 on climate.- CO2 and climate: Information from Antarctic ice core studies.- Atmospheric CO2 concentration in subantarctic countries.- The influence of man-made SO2, and particle emission on the global aerosol concentration and the optical properties of the atmosphere.- IV: Climatic Impacts.- Socio-economic impacts of a climatic change due to a doubling of atmospheric CO2 content.- The use of crop models in assessing likely effects of variation in climate.- The effects of elevated carbon dioxide levels on the growth of crop plants: an attempt to predict the consequences for grassland and maize production in Europe.- Agroclimatic classification of central Italy.- V: General Topics.- World climate research programme, plan and implementation.- CO2 programme of US department of energy.- Satellite climatology - Study of the earth radiation budget from in flight ultrasensitive accelerometer techniques.- Measurement of the radiation pressures by accelerometry: a new way to the determination of the earth radiation budget - Result obtained with CASTOR/CACTUS experiment.- List of Participants.- List of Authors.