News and events

Adaptation to future climatic pressures on natural and human systems in vulnerable mountain regions The aim of this session in Vienna, Austria (May 2-7, 2010) is to explore how climate change is and will be affecting natural and economic resources in vulnerable mountain regions and what possibilities may exist to cope with climatic risks. Specifically, the session aims to bring together scientists working on the scientific basis of climate change adaptation in mountain region. The session welcomes contributions from different scientific disciplines and research programmes, in particular from developing countries.
European Geosciences Union, Friday 11 December 2009
HighNoon, first Progress Meeting The 1st HighNoon Progress Meeting was held as well in Wageningen (The Netherlands) as in New Delhi (India) on November, 25.
HighNoon Secretary, Thursday 26 November 2009
EU launches HighNoon: research project on the Impact of Himalayan Glaciers Retreat and Changing Monsoon Pattern The European Union recently launched the 'HighNoon' research project in India, which aims at assessing the impact of Himalayan glaciers retreat and possible changes of the Indian summer monsoon on the distribution of water resources in Northern India. The project further aims to provide recommendations for appropriate and efficient adaptation strategies to hydrological extreme events through a participatory process.
HighNoon project programme, Tuesday 19 May 2009