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Climate change

Updated on 04/12/2018
Définition
Sens commun
Long lasting and measurable modification of the climate. According to the sources, the term climate change can encompass natural and anthropogenic changes (for IPCC, for example) or only changes related to human activity (according to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change).
Source
according to IPCC

Climatology

Updated on 04/12/2018
Définition
Sens commun
Study of the action of meteorological phenomena on different parts of the planet, of their mutual reactions, of their temporal evolution, and of different climates.
Source
according to the Robert dictionary

Pluviometry

Updated on 06/09/2018
Définition
Sens commun
Study of precipitations, their nature (rain, snow, soft hail, fog), their distribution and the techniques used for their measurement. Rainfall, with the distribution of Earth's temperature, conditions terrestrial climates, the nature and functioning of ecosystems and their primary productivity. It is one of the factors conditioning the development of human societies.
Source
according to Wikipedia

Drought

Updated on 19/06/2018
Définition
Sens commun

The normal or temporary status of the soil or environment, corresponding to a water shortage, over a significantly long period so that it causes impacts on natural or cultivated flora, wildlife or livestock.

Source
According to Wikipédia

Global Change

Updated on 05/03/2019
Définition
Sens commun

Induced change in the dynamics of the biosphere by human activities, directly or not.

Source
d'après Agence de l'eau Rhin-Meuse

Hazard

Updated on 19/06/2018
Définition
Sens commun
Nature, occurrence, intensity and duration of a threatening phenomenon.
Source
According to SOeS