Climate Change and Vulnerable Regions

7-8 March 2017, Brussels

ECRA GA 2017 Panel View

The ECRA General Assembly 2017 was a forum to discuss climate research priorities, vulnerable regions, impacts and potential adaptation strategies, along with advancing integrative and collaborative research. More than 110 climate scientists, policy makers and representatives from relevant climate initiatives made it a successful conference!

 Learn more about our General Assembly 2017 below, including all presentations for download:

Agenda and Documentation

Agenda Documentation
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7 March: Science-Policy Dialogue

Opening Statement

  • Karin Lochte (Director of Alfred Wegener Institute AWI, Germany & ECRA Chair)

Presentation of the Collaborative Programmes

Keynote Statements

  • Karin Lochte (Director of Alfred Wegener Institute AWI, Germany & ECRA Chair)

  • Anneli Pauli (European Commission: DG Climate Action DG CLIMA)

Evening Panel Discussion: "Climate Change and Vulnerable Regions"

Moderation: Ralf Ludwig (LMU, Germany)

ECRA GA 2017 Panel Group Photo

From left to right:
Ralf Ludwig (LMU), Andrea Tilche (European Commission: DG Research and Innovation DG RTD), Karin Lochte (AWI, Chair of ECRA), Anneli Pauli (European Commission: DG Climate Action DG CLIMA), Christian Berretta (University of Leeds), Katrine Krogh Andersen (Technical University of Denmark DTU), Hans-Martin Füssel (European Environment Agency EEA), Kevin Noone (University of Stockholm, JPI Climate).


8 March: Climate Change Research

Scientific Presentations in ECRA's Collaborative Programmes (CPs)

Image: UFZ


Sea Level Change and Coastal Impacts

Moderation: Gianmaria Sannino, ENEA, IT

Coll Pr Picture Hydro


Changes in the Hydrological Cycle

Moderation: Ralf Ludwig, LMU, DE and Elisa Palazzi, CNR, IT

Coll Pr Picture HIE


High Impact Events and Climate Change

Moderation: Peter Braesicke, KIT, DE

Coll Pr Picture Arctic


Arctic Climate Stability and Change

Moderation: Lars H. Smedsrud, UiB/BCCR, NO

Thanks to all participants for a successful General Assembly 2017 !

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