mturco sMarco Turco is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (ISAC), National Research Council (CNR). He obtained his doctorate degree in physics at the University of Barcelona (Spain) in 2012. His current research focuses on regional climate impacts on ecosystems and on the hydrologic cycle, with a special interest in downscaling methods, Mediterranean environment, hydro-meteorological extremes, and forest fires. He is author of 14 publications in peer-reviewed journals. He has been awarded for or his research on climate change impacts, contribution to the analysis of precipitation extremes and active participation to MedCLIVAR activities