The aim of this call for proposals is to trigger and support the internationalization of scientific research in the Mediterranean in synergy with the themes of MISTRALS.
The following themes promoted by MISTRALS are particularly encouraged:
The study of climate change and the interactions between climate, societies and civilizations in the Mediterranean region;The Mediterranean water cycle, evolution of climate variability as well as the origin and the forecasting of intense hydro-meteorological events ;The evolution of marine bio-geochemistry under the pressure of natural changes and of human-induced, socioeconomic impacts, and their effects on marine biodiversity and ecosystems;The study of the atmospheric composition to anticipate its evolution and its effects on regional climate, air quality and marine & continental bio-geochemistry;The identification, analysis, and prediction of natural hazards – earthquakes, volcanism, landslides – and of geophysical resources – mainly water;Biodiversity monitoring and the study of its vulnerability under climate and human impacts;The evolution of urban and rural areas – social, economic, biotechnical dynamics – due to climate change.
Deadline for submitting applications: September 15, 2013
See on mistrals.insu.cnrs.fr