ChArMEx
Laboratoire d'Aerologie LISA LOA CNRM

The Aerosol Direct Radiative Impact on the
regional climate in the MEDiterranean region
The ANR-ADRIMED project

Motivation


figure 1 - Ensemble average change in precipitation for the four seasons, 2071-2100 minus 1961-1990, A1B scenario. Units are % of 1961-1990 value. Aerosols are not considered in those regional climate simulations (Giorgi and Lionell, 2008).



The Mediterranean aerosols - Aerosol Clear-Sky Direct radiative forcing (daily values) for different particle types desert dust, smoke and pollution over the Mediterranean Sea