International Symposium on Water and Land Resources in Central Asia

International Symposium on Water and Land Resources in Central Asia

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March 29, 2018

October 09 – 11, 2018 in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Registration is open!

 

To bring together the international scientific community and regional stakeholders and specialists focussing on water-related and environmental challenges in Central Asia

Together with the partners at the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) in Potsdam and at the German-Kazakh-University in Almaty, colleagues from the Department of Remote Sensing at the University of Würzburg will hold a conference in October 2018 in Central Asia. The Department of Remote Sensing will lead two sessions (i.e., Session 4 ‘Using water and land resources: Challenges and sustainable solutions and Session 7 ‘Practical implementation of scientific results and capacity building: Towards sustainable development in Central Asia’)

The international symposium is organized within the framework of the Central Asia Water (CAWa) project, as part of the German Initiative for Central Asia (“Berlin Process”) and is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office (grant no. AA7090002).

Session Overview

Session 1: Climate Variability and Change

Session 2: Monitoring and modeling the cryosphere

Session 3: Hydrology: Observations, Processes and Forecasting

Session 4: Using water and land resources: Challenges and sustainable solutions

Session 5: Natural hazards and risk

Session 6: Agricultural transition and natural resource management

Session 7: Practical implementation of scientific results and capacity building: Towards sustainable development in Central Asia

Registration form and Abstract submission

Date: October 09 – 11, 2018

Venue: Best Western Plus Atakent Park Hotel, Timiryazev St 42 (googlemaps), Almaty, Kazakhstan

Important dates:

May 31, 2018: Deadline for travel grant applications

July 31 , 2018: Deadline for abstract submission

August 07, 2018: Notification of acceptance

September 20, 2018: Deadline for registration

 

For further information on the conference and on how to apply, please consult the CAWa homepage.

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