Climate and Environment in Alpine Regions

A trans-disciplinary Swiss project on climate change
developed from 1997-2000

Lake in the Alps


CLEAR is conceived as a coherent, trans-disciplinary study of issues that pertain directly to climate-related change in the Alpine region. CLEAR spans the interfaces within the research area consisting of physical, ecological, and social science. It pursues the following goals:

CLEAR incorporates 15 sub-projects focusing on disciplinary research and on the trans-disciplinary task of integrated assessment. It is embedded in various international cooporation processes.

CLEAR is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.





Eawag Ph.Perisset, last update: So, 15. Feb 2009