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ICRC-CORDEX 2016

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The International Conference on Regional Climate (ICRC)-CORDEX
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May 17, 2016 09:00 AM to May 20, 2016 05:00 PM (Europe/Vienna / UTC200)
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Stockholm (Sweden)
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ICRC-CORDEX 2016 will bring together the international regional climate research community, focusing on high resolution climate information and its applications to vulnerability, impacts and adaptation and the full spectrum of potential end users of regional climate information. It will promote the CORDEX vision to advance and coordinate the science and application of regional climate downscaling through global partnerships.

There is an increasing need for reliable regional climate information that is both scientifically rigorous but also communicated in a manner to which all potential end users, from water managers in sub-Saharan Africa to city planners in Manila or forestry owners in Sweden, can utilize for effective impact and adaptation planning. The CORDEX community is working towards meeting this challenge as part of the World Climate Research Programme and in collaboration with other global change initiatives and partners across the world.

A further goal of CORDEX is to build the capacity of regional climate science in developing and transition regions; great steps have been made but there is still much work to be done. ICRC-CORDEX 2016 offers a platform for further capacity development, training and knowledge exchange for developing nation scientists together with the opportunity to expand existing, or build new collaborations.

Registration (and information on fees and payment) until May 1st under:
<http://www.icrc-cordex2016.org/index.php/registration/registration-form>

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