Throughout the SUDOE territory, the second half of June 2022 is being suffocating.The heatwave, which has been raging for several days, has caused record temperatures of up to 43°C in Spain and southern France, but also in Germany, Italy and the UK.In Biarritz, one of the most popular seaside resorts in the south of France, a record high of 42.9°C was recorded, according to Météo-France.Heat records for June were broken in France on Friday in at least 11 municipalities, including Carcassonne, where it reached 40.4°C: "This is the earliest heatwave recorded in France since 1947," said Matthi

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Lun, 27/06/2022 - 10:50

We are pleased to announce that the MONTCLIMA SUDOE project is organizing a seminar on  Strategies for soil protection against the impacts of climate change: risk of erosion and carbon sequestration that will take place in Bilbao on 5t July  2021.

This transnational seminar will focus on sharing knowledge and experiences concerning good practices on dealing and preventing soil degradation in SUDOE Mountain.

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Vie, 10/06/2022 - 09:56

The Baillmarsane catchment area is located in the foothills of the Canigou mountain in the Pyrénées- Orientales. It is a very dynamic catchment in terms of torrentiality, erosion and land movements. In January 2020, the Baillmarsane was impacted by storm Gloria, which was very intense in terms of rainfall and snowfall, unusual for the winter season. In some places, the equivalent of 4 to 5 months of rain fell in 72 hours, which generated exceptional flooding on the scale of the department.

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Lun, 30/05/2022 - 11:48

Around 120 people participated in the 3rd MONTCLIMA seminar on management strategies for the prevention of drought impacts on mountain forests in the SUDOE. The seminar, which took place on 30 September in the emblematic building of the "Institut d'Estudis Catalans", was another opportunity to transfer MONTCLIMA's pilot experiences and lessons learned, as well as to share some of the leading practices and initiatives in the management and prevention of drought risks in the forests of the SUDOE region.

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Vie, 15/10/2021 - 14:01

What is the link between natural hazards and climate change?

Over the past two decades, the scientific community has focused efforts on clarifying the links between extreme weather events and global warming caused by greenhouse gas emissions.While extreme weather events may be due to natural causes, there is a broad scientific consensus that human-induced climate change is making these events more likely and more intense.

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Lun, 13/09/2021 - 13:37

We are pleased to announce that the MONTCLIMA SUDOE project is organizing a seminar on Strategies for managing and preventing drought impacts in forests in the SUDOE mountains that will take place in Barcelona on 30th September 2021.

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