International Workshop on
Climate and Environmental Change: Challenges for Developing Countries
17-20 November 2010, Beijing, China
2010 CTWF

2010  CAS-TWAS-WMO Forum


International Workshop on

ˇ°Climate and Environmental Change: Challenges for Developing Countriesˇ±


17-20 November 2010, Beijing, China


 

The 9th International Workshop of the CAS-TWAS-WMO Forum (2010 CTWF) on "Climate and environmental change: challenges for developing countries" will be held on 17-20, 2010, at Beining Foreign Expert Building, Beijing, China.
 

Sessions


The forum will be held at Nov.17-20, 2010, Beijing, China, which will include the following four sessions:


Session 1: Climate Change: Observation and Modeling


This session focuses on the progress of the observation and modeling studies on the recent global and regional climate changes, and the projection of the future climate changes and their uncertainties, especially the changes in the temperature and precipitation pattern, and extreme climate and weather events.


Session 2: Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources


This session focuses on the impacts of climate change on water resources, including water availability and quality, as well as the frequency and severity of disasters such as flood and drought.

Session 3: Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture and Ecosystem


This session focuses on the impacts of climate change on production of agriculture and stockbreeding, as well as the threat and the consequence of ecosystem degradation such as desertification, the loss of forest, the extinction of species and the loss of biodiversity.


Session 4: Adaptation to the Climate Change for Sustainable Development


This session focuses on the impact of climate and environmental change on the issues of national economic, energy, pollution, homeland security, and public health, as well as the strategies of management and adaptation for sustainable development.


Registration


Deadline for confirmation of participation:   15 Octobor 2010

Deadline for submission of abstract:           15 October 2010

Opening of the workshop:                           17 November 2010


The registration fee is US$150, to be paid at the workshop. This fee covers the admission to the workshop, coffee, banquet as well as conference lunches and dinners. The registration fee is waived for invited lecturers.


Contact


CTWF Secretariat
International Center for Climate and Environment Sciences
Institute of Atmospheric Physics
Chinese Academy of Sciences
P. O. Box 9804, Beijing 100029, China
Tel: +86-10-82995124
Fax: +86-10-82995123
E-mail:   ctwf [@] mail.iap.ac.cn

 

Past CTWFs

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