On August 23-27, 2010, the University of Washington, in Seattle, USA hosted the 2nd Pan-GEWEX Meeting and the 4th CEOP Annual Meeting, which aims was to plan the future strategies, that GEWEX and CEOP should adopt after 2013.
Mountain Research Development Vol. 30, Issue 2 on "Methodologies and Tools for the Management of Mountain Protected Areas: Mount Everest (Nepal, China) and K2 (Pakistan) Regions" is now available online
Next Autumn, on September 26-30, 2010, in Perth, Scotland, the open science international conference on “Global Change and the World’s Mountains” will be organized.
The 2nd International Workshop on Energy and Water Cycle over the Tibetan Plateau and High-elevations will be held in Lhasa, China, 19-21 July, 2010. This workshop is a joint activity of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and CEOP (Coordinated Energy and water-cycle Observations Project) and will be coordinated with “The Forth International Workshop on Catchment-scale Hydrological Modeling and Data Assimilation (CAHMDA-IV)”, which will be held in Lhasa, China, in the same period (on July, 21-23).
The First Annual Meeting between CEOP-HE and CEOP-AEGIS will be held in Milan on June 29-30, 2009.
Dr. Gianni Tartari, Chair of the CEOP-High Elevations Working Group on behalf of Ev-K2-CNR, and Prof. Massimo Menenti (University of Strasbourg), Coordinator of CEOP-AEGIS have organized this joint meeting to present research activities carried out until now within these two relevant international programs in order to evaluate future potential interactions and collaboration.
Mountains: energy, water and food for life.The SHARE project: understanding the impacts of climate change
The Ev-K2-CNR Committee, the National Research Council, the City of Milan - Municipal Commission for Mobility, Transportation and the Environment, the 2015 World Expo Committee in collaboration with UNEP and with the technical cooperation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations are pleased to announce the International Conference :“Mountains: energy, water and food for life. The SHARE project: understanding the impacts of climate change” which will take place in the historical Serbelloni Palace, venue of the Press Club of Milan on May 27-28, 2009.
On March 2, Dr. Gianni Tartari, Chair of the CEOP-High Elevations Working Group on behalf of Ev-K2-CNR, has held a seminar regarding the “Study of high altitude environments as sensors of climatic change. The interdisciplinary approach in Sagarmatha National Park, Himalayas, Nepal” at the Graduate School of Life and Environmental Science of the University of Tsukuba.
The European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2009, will be held in Vienna Austria on April 19-24, 2009.
EGU General Assembly 2009 will bring together geoscientists from all over Europe and the rest of the world into one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences.
Moreover EGU will represent a good platform for young scientists who could share and discuss their ideas with the main experts in all fields of geosciences.
Dr. Gianni Tartari, Chair of the CEOP-High Elevations Working Group on behalf of Ev-K2-CNR, has been invited by Prof. Kenichi Ueno to hold a seminar concerning the “Study of high altitude environments as sensors of climatic change. The interdisciplinary approach in Sagarmatha National Park, Himalayas, Nepal” at the Graduate School of Life and Environmental Science of the
University of Tsukuba on March 2, 2009.
On December 8-11, 2008, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in Geneva, Switzerland, hosted the 5th session of the Climate and Cryosphere (CliC) Scientific Steering Group and WCRP/SCAR Climate and Cryosphere annual Steering Group Meeting. Main tasks of the meeting were to evaluate CliC current state and progress, while focusing CliC on achieving a number of high-impact outcomes contributing to the WCRP COPES Strategic Framework 2005-2015 (pdf document available at http://wcrp.wmo.int/pdf/WCRP_strategImple_LowRes.pdf).