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Meeting Announcement: International Workshop on Cryospheric Changes and their Regional & Global Impacts

-CliC is a co-sponsor of this workshop

Thumbnail ChinaWorkshop2018The International Workshop on Cryospheric Changes and their Regional & Global Impacts will be held July 31 - August 1, 2018, in Dunhuang, China.

The workshop is organized and sponsored by:
State Key Laboratory of Cryospheric Science (SKLCS), Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and
Resources (NIEER), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
The Government of Dunhuang City, Gansu Province
International Arctic Research Centre (IARC), University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)
World Climate Research Programme Climate and Cryosphere (CliC)
International Association of Cryospheric Sciences (IACS)
Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research (ITP), CAS
Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences (CAMS)
State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource Ecology (SKLESPRE), Beijing Normal
University (BNU)
National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China (MOST)

The workshop aims at:
- reviewing and advancing our understanding of the changes in the cryosphere as well as their environmental, social and economic implications,
- fostering knowledge exchange in modelling and assessing such changes,
- assessing and improving our approaches in risk mitigation and adaption to the changing cryosphere, and
- shedding light on the role of the cryosphere in the context of sustainability for the benefit of our future earth.

The first announcement of the workshop is available at: http://bit.ly/2FpU3t1