Modelling grassland vulnerability to climate change

Gianni Bellocchi


A model-based methodology for vulnerability assessment in agriculture is illustrated, with applications to grassland sites and large regions, which reflects the experiences of MACSUR-LiveM (linked to other projects and initiatives). The most recent developments include a multi-metric indicator for assessing the adaptive capacity of agricultural districts, whose potential is illustrated with an exemplary application to the pilot case study of Arborea (Italy).

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