OT-Med (Objectif Terre: Bassin Méditerranéen) is a “Laboratoire d’excellence” (LABEX) selected by the French program « Investissements d’Avenir ». It was founded in 2012 for the duration of 8 years. It brings together 9 research laboratories and 1 research federation specialized in different fields: environmental sciences, law, economy and social sciences.
The research of OT-Med is focused on global change and natural hazards in the Mediterranean basin and semi-arid regions of Sahel.

Member Projects

1   WP1. Understanding and evaluating Mediterranean climatic changes and natural hazards : http://www.otmed.fr/spip.php?rubrique93
2   WP2. Impact of climate and anthropogenic changes on Mediterranean ecosystems and services they provide : http://www.otmed.fr/spip.php?rubrique94
3   WP3. Human-environmental interaction: perception, adaptation and mitigation : http://www.otmed.fr/spip.php?rubrique95
4   TWP1. The observation systems and databases : http://www.otmed.fr/spip.php?rubrique96
5   TWP2. Toward an integrated modelling of the Mediterranean systems : http://www.otmed.fr/spip.php?rubrique97

Areas of Expertise