climate change

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

This course is based on January 2011 publication 'Scanning the Conservation Horizon – A Guide to Climate Change Assessment'. The guidance document is a product of an expert workgroup on climate change vulnerability assessment convened by the National Wildlife Federation in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This course is designed to guide conservation and resource management practitioners in two essential elements in the design of climate adaptation plans.

latitude: 

43

longitude: 

-111

Training Target Audience: 

The target audience includes conservation practitioner from Federal and State fish, wildlife agencies and other conservation managers who work on natural resource issues and need to determine which resources are most vulnerable when setting priorities for conservation action.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

Participants should have a basic knowledge of principles of conservation biology.

Date: 

08/09/2014 to 09/10/2014

Venue: 

National Conservation Training Center NCTC

Venue City: 

Jackson, WY

Event Organisers: 

U.S. Fish and Wildfire Service

National conservation Training Center

Government of the United States of America

Language of event: 

1

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

This course is based on January 2011 publication 'Scanning the Conservation Horizon – A Guide to Climate Change Assessment'. The guidance document is a product of an expert workgroup on climate change vulnerability assessment convened by the National Wildlife Federation in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This course is designed to guide conservation and resource management practitioners in two essential elements in the design of climate adaptation plans.

latitude: 

43

longitude: 

-111

Training Target Audience: 

The target audience includes conservation practitioner from Federal and State fish, wildlife agencies and other conservation managers who work on natural resource issues and need to determine which resources are most vulnerable when setting priorities for conservation action.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

Participants should have a basic knowledge of principles of conservation biology.

Date: 

22/04/2014 to 24/04/2014

Venue City: 

Jackson, WY

Event Organisers: 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

National Conservation Training Center (NCTC)

Government of the United States

Language of event: 

1

9th Post Graduate Course in Satellite Meteorology and Global Climate

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

How to apply?

latitude: 

23

longitude: 

73

Training Target Audience: 

The course is designed towards the professionals and specialists working in the meteorological centres, educational institutes, and involved in active research in weather forecasting and climate.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

01/08/2014 to 30/04/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 28/02/2014

Venue: 

Space Applications Centre Indian Space Research Organisation Department of Space

Venue City: 

Ahmedabad

Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific

Language of event: 

1

Adaptation frontiers: conference on European climate change adaptation research and practice

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The objective of this final CIRCLE conference is to share the results of 10 years of European cooperation in climate change impacts, and adaptation research, and to pave the way for the development of new research in support of climate change adaptation in Europe in the next decade.

latitude: 

39

longitude: 

-9

Date: 

10/03/2014 to 12/03/2014

Venue City: 

Lisbon

Event Organisers: 

Climate Impacts Research and Response Coordination for a Larger Europe, University of Lisbon (CIRCLE 2)

Language of event: 

1

Latin America and the Caribbean: Developing, linking, and applying climate knowledge

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The climate research community is facing a complex challenge that includes improving current knowledge on the climate system, the interactions among its components and the limits of predictability.

latitude: 

-35

longitude: 

-56

Date: 

17/03/2014 to 21/03/2014

Venue City: 

Montevideo

Event Organisers: 

World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)

Language of event: 

1

Peru: First National Forest Monitoring Maps released

Deforestation in Peru detected by Landsat 8 in August 2013.

Peru hosts about 75 percent of the western Amazon jungle. Deforestation is therefore a critical topic for the country. Now, a major milestone in conserving and managing the western Amazon has been reached by mapping more than 95 percent of Peruvian forests using archived satellite imagery.

English

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 05/03/2014 - 08:17

latitude: 

-10

longitude: 

-73
Wed, 03/05/2014

Second World Mountain Forum

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Mountains, covering approximately 25% of the Earth’s land surface, are home to about 850 million people and provide indispensable goods and services for all humankind. However, many mountain regions suffer from dire poverty, widespread land degradation, inequitable land rights, and are already enduring severe negative impacts from climate change.

latitude: 

-14

longitude: 

-72

Date: 

23/05/2014 to 24/05/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 15/03/2014

Venue City: 

Cusco

Co-organisers: 

Language of event: 

1

NASA prepares for a big year in Earth Science

The GPM satellite created by NASA and JAXA

NASA is preparing to launch five Earth Science missions in 2014 in order to enhance the monitoring of the planet.

English

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 29/01/2014 - 13:50
Wed, 01/29/2014

World Economic Forum publishes Global Risks Report 2014

World Economic Forum released the Global Risks 2014 Report

The World Economic Forum released its Global Risks 2014 Report. The publication highlights the global risks that are interconnected and would have a systematic global impact. 

English

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 20/01/2014 - 16:12

Planetary boundaries and the post-2015 agenda

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English
The environmental challenges facing us today are alarming. Climate change, ocean acidification, biodiversity loss, chemical pollution, freshwater depletion – all these issues affect the earth´s life-supporting system. Recent research by an international team of scientists showed that the fundamental processes and functioning of the earth’s system limit human activities. The concept known as ‘Planetary Boundaries’ comprises an analysis of the challenges presented by human-induced global change.

latitude: 

51

longitude: 

7

Date: 

11/02/2014

Venue City: 

Bonn

Venue: 

Godesberger Allee 119

Event Organisers: 

Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Gesellschaft (GIZ)

Language of event: 

1

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