HighNoon Spring School (April 2-6, 2012, IITD India)

Learning Objectives
The main subject is adaptation to changing water resources and water demand with glacier retreat and changing monsoon precipitation and related science policy interaction. The Spring School will improve your knowledge on the climate change and socio economic changes, understand uncertainty and will also give you hands-on experience in participatory processes to develop adaptation measures. Filling in missing links between science and a policy perspective. Exposure to climate change impacts and how to engage with adaptation options.

Download PDF for the whole programme, and this PDF for the April 4 session on Open Science and Policy Seminar “Climate Change and Adaptation” Final Results of HighNoon.

Experts from HighNoon shall deliver the lectures and hands on assignments.

Who Can Attend?
The course is suitable for PhD students as well as early career scientists in India, and Masters students in their final year, primarily studying or conducting research within the area of water and climate change, as well as policy makers dealing with climate change and adaptation in various sectors. Priority will be given to applicants from different backgrounds from India and particularly those who are interested in increasing their knowledge and learning more about modern tools for analysing adaptation to changing water resources and water demand with glacier retreat and changing monsoon precipitation. The analysis will be carried out from a biophysical, socio-economic and policy perspective. The activity will be conducted in English.
A limited number of positions are available. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. There will be no registration fee and no accommodation charges. Some funds are available for travel for participants from the Asian developing countries. Participants will receive a certificate at the end of the spring school.

Registration for the Spring School in April 2012 is closed. We are planning a second School. Are you interested in the next school, please check this site frequently. A pre-registration form will be launched soon.

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Course Committee

  • Prof. A.K. Gosain, Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Huaz Kaus, New Delhi- 110016. Web: iitd.ac.in
  • Ms. S. Bhadwal, The Energy and Resources Institute, Darbari Seth Block, IHC Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110 003. Web: http://www.teriin.org/
  • Dr. M. Stoffel, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, Web: http://www.dendrolab.ch/
  • Mr. E.J. Moors, Alterra - Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen The Netherlands, http://www.ess.wur.nl/