Monday, July 20, 2009

Indo-Russian Workshop on Regional Climate Change

Venue: Nansen Environmental Research Centre India (NERCI), Cochin
Date: 8-9 October 2009

Nansen Environmental Research Centre (India), a non-profit institution for environmental, climate and energy research is organizing "Regional Climate Change" Workshop at Cochin in association with Nansen International Environmental Remote Sensing Centre, St. Petersburg, Russia from 8-9 October 2009 under Indo-Russian Call 2009 (DST-RFBR).

The goal of the workshop is to catalyze new initiatives in India and Russia for collaboration to advance regional climate change research, assessment, data and information sharing, training and coordination between scientific communities of the two countries.

Themes of the Workshop and keynote speakers:
  • IPCC - Climate change research - Prof. J. Srinivasan, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Natural and anthropogenic variability of the Himalayas and Arctic glaciers including Greenland Ice Sheet, their potential interrelationships and contribution to the past, present and future sea-level change - Prof. Ola M. Johannessen, NERSC/NERCI
  • Low- and high-latitude climate tele-connection patterns and mechanisms - Prof. P.V. Joseph, CUSAT
  • Arctic sea ice transformation: past, present and future - Dr. Leonid Bobylev, Director, NIERSC, Russia
  • Indian monsoon variability under climate change - Prof. B.N. Goswami, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
  • Regional climate modelling and adaptation issues - Dr. M. Rajeevan, National Atmospheric Research Laboratory, ISRO, Gadanki
  • Climate change monitoring in the Arctic and Indian Ocean from satellites - Prof. Dmitry Pozdnyakov, Deputy Director, NIERSC, Russia

Registration details
Students and researchers are encouraged to attend this workshop. The details for registration and submission of abstract will be available on request email: indoruscc09[at]

Contact Details
Coordinator, Indoruscc09, Nansen Environmental Research Centre (India), Cochin, Kerala, India.

Important Dates
Submission of Abstracts: 25 July 2009
Abstract acceptance intimation: 05 August 2009
Registration deadline: 15 August 2009
Accommodation request: 30 August 2009
Full paper: 10 September 2009

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