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Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha

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The leader of the UCLM group will be the Coordinator of the project. UCLM will be involved in all modules. Mod. 1: land-use/land cover change and fire mapping (WP 1.1, 1.2) will be done at Montes de Toledo, Quintos de Mora Range Station (Central Spain). Climate and fire relationships will be conducted at site level and for the whole of Spain using fire statistics (WP1.2). The group will also participate in the attribution exercise (WP1.3). Mod. 2: participation in projecting fire danger and risk at large and local scales (WP2.2) and in conducting experiments to determine vegetation vulnerabilities to extremes (WP2.3, 2.4). Mod. 3: participation in WP 3.2 (restoration: habitat change). Mod.4: will be the leader and leader for WP 4.4 and WP4.5.
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The Coordinator is Vice-Chair of the WG II of the IPCC, and was Coordinating Lead Author in the AR4 of the IPCC. He directed the first Spanish national climate change impact study (ECCE), and was a member of the steering group of the first climate change impact study of Europe (ACACIA). He coordinated POST-Fire, LUCIFER and RICAMARE projects, participated in ALARM, ATEAM, SPREAD, ERAS, DELFI.
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The University of Castilla-La Mancha is a public, higher education and research institution. It has ca. 30.000 students and 1500 faculty. The Coordinator, José M. Moreno, is the leader of the Fire Ecology Group, and Director of the Department of Environmental Sciences (35 members: Ecology, Plant Sciences, Zoology, and Climatology).


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