The science of climate change in the PNPOT revision has three major ojbectives:
• Critical review of the materials and documents of PNPOT within the scope of strategic options, territorial model, action program, policy agendas and specific recommendations of policy measures and priority sites of action, taking into account the scenarios of climate change;
• Contribute to update the "Risks in mainland Portugal" cartography included in the current version of PNPOT, and incorporation of the climate change component (flood and drought hazards);
• Evaluation of the vulnerability of forest, agroforestry and agricultural systems to climate change, with the inclusion in the cartography "Natural and agroforestry systems in mainland Portugal" in the current version of PNPOT;
Portuguese governament, through Direção-Geral do Território.