Regional Training Course @ RIMES, Bangkok
RIMES is organizing a Regional Training Course on Paleoflood Hydrology in Flood Risk Assessment, from 18-22 February 2013 in Bangkok. The training shall mentor participants in paleoflood data collection, analysis, management, and application in flood risk estimation.
Although paleoflood hydrology's primary function is to extend flood chronologies over a period of time, it is also used in:
o Flood risk (and water supply) estimation using flood frequency analyses with long-term data
o Identifying climate-flood relationships (i.e. do floods cluster in time, and whether these clusters are related to varying or changing climates)
o Determining upper bounds of flood magnitudes based on long records
o Estimating long-term recharge in arid land
For more information, you can write an e-mail to [email protected]
or visit the webpage for this training course: http://www.rimes.int/em/?p=1148
- Kathleen Tierney On Disaster And Resilience
The fact of large-scale technology failure has come up fairly often in Understanding Society (link, link, link). There are a couple of reasons for this. One is that our society is highly technology-dependent, relying on more and more densely interlinked...
- International Training Course On Building Resilient Communities: Community-managed Disaster Risk Reduction
AnnouncementInternational Training Course on Building Resilient Communities: Community-Managed Disaster Risk Reduction 16-25 June 2013 in Kathmandu, Nepal Communities around the world, especially in Asia, are facing a serious challenge towards establishing...
- Belpasso International Summer School On Environmental And Resource Economics
Call for Applications Belpasso International Summer School on Environmental and Resource Economics Deadline: 15 May, 2013 The Department of Agri-food and Environmental Systems Management (DiGeSA) at the University of Catania, in cooperation with the Fondazione...
- Training On Data Analysis For Climate And Climate Change Studies Deadline 5th August 2011
The Small Earth Nepal organizes Training onData Analysis for Climate and Climate Change Studies (15 ? 19 August 2011) Climate change is no longer a scientific curiosity, it is a reality now with direct impact in various sectors of the society, namely,...
- Ugc-sap Sponsored National Seminar On Environment, Citizenship And The State 23rd And 24th March 2011
UGC-SAP sponsored National Seminar on ENVIRONMENT, CITIZENSHIP AND THE STATE 23rd and 24th March 2011Organized by the Department of Political Science, Gauhati University, Guwahati 781014 The emerging threat of climate change, environmental degradation...