Climate Change and Water 2021

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S3- Adaptation of wine growing to climate change and water management


Extreme events : water and environments

The MiDi (Environments & Diversity) network proposes to focus on the different forms of impacts of climate change via its effect on water.
Indeed, if the general trend of global warming is observed in all
regions of the world, where are the findings and responses to climate
extremes such as droughts, floods, heat waves and sudden and intense

international webinar will take place over three afternoons and will be
in English. It is open to the academic world and socio-economic
partners concerned by the variability of the water cycle and adaptation to extreme events.

Half a day will be dedicated to the vine and the forest as an object as well as to the particular hydrometeorological extreme that are droughts.

The event will follow the lead of the 1st Climate Change and Water
international conference and address the latest developments in
research on extreme events, evolution and acceleration of the effects of
climate change on the water cycle, understanding extreme weather events
and forecasting, adaptation to climate change, management, governance
and strategy. Climate change is disrupting the water cycle. Impacts are
observed in all environments and socio-ecosystems: forests, soils,
lakes, cities, and so on.


PROGRAM – 3 sessions (May, 25th, 26th & 27th, from 14:00 to 16:30 CET/Paris time)

 Tuesday, May 25th

Session 1 - Climate Change & Water keynotes on climate change and extremes : adaptation and governance

Welcoming by the MiDi network - Stéphanie Bankhead (University of Orleans, LBLGC; co-director of the network)
Introducing speech - Isabelle La Jeunesse (University of Tours, CITERES – CNRS; MiDi water thematic coord.; CC&W scientific committee coord.)
Opening of the symposium : The state of global climate change - Hervé Le Treut (Dir. IPSL, Paris)
Adaptation to climate change and governance -Denis Salles (ETBX INRAE, Bordeaux)

5 minute break

Horizon Europe: EU funded research and Community building in the area of climate and weather extreme events - Philippe Quevauviller (Innovation and Industry for Security, DG HOME, European Commission, Brussels)
More about climate change & water 2022 : May 31 - June 2, Tours, France  - Isabelle La Jeunesse


Wednesday, May 26th

Session 2 - European European Climate Research Alliance (ECRA)

Introduction to ECRA - Winfried Hoke, ECRA Secretariat
Elevation dependent warming and climate change in the mountains: strengths and uncertainties - Elisa Palazzi (Co-Chair of the Collaborative programmes of ECRA on Hydological Cycle; ISAC-CNR, Italy)
Dynamics of hydrometeorological extremes in Southern Germany and the Alps - Ralf Ludwig (Co-Chair, of the Collaborative programmes of ECRA on Hydological Cycle; LMU, Germany)
Examples of increased risks from hydro meteorological compound events and their impacts - Martin Drews (Co-Chair of the Collaborative programmes of ECRA on High Impact Events; DTU, Denmark)

5 minute break / Resumption at 15 :30

Panel Discussion on “Hydrometeorological Extremes – Prevision and management of impacts”
with Peter Braesicke (chair of ECRA network, KIT, Karlsruhe), Isabelle
La Jeunesse, Elisa Palazzi, Philippe Quevauviller, Corinne Larrue
(University of Paris Est-Créteil), and kindly moderated by Martin Drews
Synthesis and Farewell by Peter Braesicke, ECRA chair
 Thursday, May 27th

Session 3 - Forest and wine growing face to drought

What kills trees? Drivers and mechanisms of tree mortality - Rosana Lopez (UPM, Madrid, Spain)
Wood, tree-ring and hydraulic studies of adaptation to drought in forest trees - Philippe Rozenberg (BIOFORA INRAE, Orléans)

5 minute break

Drought impacts and water requirement in wine production - Kees Van Leeuwen (ISVV - UMR EGFV, Bordeaux)
Adaptation of wine growing to climate change and water management - Nina Graveline (INRAE, Montpellier)