• 14:00 - 15:30 Session 2 (Chair: Hadas Saaroni)

    • 14:00 - 14:30 G.C. Leckebusch, K. Nissen, and U. Ulbrich [Abstract]
      Extreme events and uncertainties in the Mediterranean: Cyclones and wind
      storms (Invited talk)

    • 14:30 - 14:45 Baruch Ziv, Tzvi Harpaz, Hadas Saaroni, Richard Blender [Abstract]
      The source of Mediterranean cyclones through analysis of 'parent - daughter' relationship using a new objective method

    • 14:45 - 15:00 Ségolène Berthou, Philippe Drobinski, Sylvain Mailler, Thomas Arsouze, Sophie Bastin, Karine Béranger, Cindy Lebeaupin Brossier [Abstract]
      When and where are Mediterranean heavy rain events sensitive to atmosphere-ocean coupled processes?

    • 15:00 - 15:15 Matteo Zampieri, Enrico Scoccimarro, Silvio Gualdi [Abstract]
      Observed snowfall and river discharge trend and low-frequency variability over Alps

    • 15:15 - 15:30 Ufuk Turunçoğlu [Abstract]
      Sea surface temperature-precipitation relationship over Anatolian peninsula and Mediterranean region using fully coupled regional climate model

    • 15:30 - 15:45 Mustafa Gökmen, Baris Önol, Ömer Lütfi Sen [Abstract]
      A regional climate model versus a surface energy balance model in estimating evapotranspiration under water and energy-limited conditions of the Konya basin

  • 15:45 - 16:15 Coffee break and poster viewing (includes 5min presentations in front of posters)

  • 16:15 - 17:45 Session 2 (Chair: Gabriel Jordà)

    • 16:15 - 16:30 Murat Gündüz, Emin Özsoy [Abstract]
      Inter-annual variability of upper layer blocking of the Dardanelles strait and its connection with the fish catch in the Aegean sea (1979-2013) (invited talk)

    • 16:30 - 16:45 Dimitris Velaoras, George Krokos, Alexander Theocharis [Abstract]
      A recurrent, salinity driven, dense intermediate water outflow from the Cretan sea as a manifestation of thermohaline circulation changes

    • 16:45 - 17:00 Sarantis Sofianos, Vassilis Vervatis, Anneta Mantziafou, Mihalis Ravdas [Abstract]
      Investigating deep-water formation variability in the Aegean Sea and its influence in the adjacent basins deep circulation

    • 17:00 - 17:15 Karina Von Schuckmann, Giulio Notarstefano, Francisco Calafat, Pierre-marie Poulain, Isabelle Taupier-letage, Louis Prieur, Mathieu Hamon, Nicolas Reul [Abstract]
      Regional ocean indicators in the Mediterranean Sea from in situ measurements during 2004-2012

    • 17:15 - 17:30 Gianmaria Sannino, Adil Sözer, Emin Özsoy [Abstract]
      Recent advancements on modelling the exchange flow dynamics through the Turkish Strait System

    • 17:30 - 17:45 Nadia Pinardi, Claudia Fratianni, Simona Simoncelli, Vladislav Lyubarstev, Paola Cessi [Abstract]
      The large scale general circulation of the Mediterranean Sea: mean and decadal variability from the MFS re-analysis

  • 18:00 ICE BREAKER Welcome Party at the Uptown Café, at the rear end of the Culture and Congress Center, starting shortly after the end of Monday’s meeting.