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  • Climate change and the Himalayas: Current status and future perspective Council for Scientific and Industrial Research


    Date: 22 - 24 Aug 2012
    Country: India
    City/State: New Delhi
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Climate change and the Himalayas: Current status and future perspective

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

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

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.,

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

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.

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