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Climate change and the Himalayas: Current status and future perspective

  • Type: Meeting or Conference
  • Date: 22-24 Aug 2012
  • Location: India (New Delhi)
  • Venue: CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication And Information Resources
  • Language: English

Description

Background

The Himalayas, the spectacular mountain region and ecosystem is one of the most data sparse regions in the world as far as Climate
Change is concerned. There should be knowledge based qualitative assessment on Climate Change of this ecosystem. Dearth of climate data of this region is to be facilitated through collaborative research with data logging facilities. In order to deliberate on these issues, an International conference on “Climate Change and the Himalayas: Current Status and Future Perspective" will be held. The scientific gathering will also help to identify possible adaptation and mitigation options based on their research findings and experience.

The focal themes are exclusively related to the Himalayas

• Glaciers
• Climate Change Indicators and Projections
• Disaster, Mitigation and Adaptation
• Etc.,

Additional information

http://www.niscair.res.in/

Event fee

International Participants US $1000 US $ 500- SAARC & ASEAN participants US $ 500 US $ 250

What is included in the event fee

The registration fee includes conference bag, abstract volume,
conference material, invited dinner, breakfast, lunch and dinner
during the conference period, free accommodation at CSIR Guest
House, transport from the airport/railway station to the place of stay
and Conference venue and back, field study and local sightseeing,
International delegates will be accommodated at International Guest
House of CSIR/ ICAR.

Target audience

National & international participants, SAARC & ASEAN participants.

How to register

Submit registration form to :climateconf@gmail.com

Documentation

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Environment, Information Management
  • Countries/Regions:India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/26547

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