earth science Events

  • International Forward Osmosis Summit 2016

    Inspired by the natural osmotic process, ubiquitous to all living cells, forward osmosis (FO) and pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) are now emerging as alternative membrane technologies for desalination and energy generation. Discussing and sharing the latest progress and envisioning the future perspectives within the academia and industries is however vital for the progress of these novel ...


  • Climate Change: Earth System, Future Scenarios and Threats 2016

    The course starts with the science of climate change, dealing with uncertainties and the major issues affecting our understanding of the climate system and its future behaviour. It then moves on to climate modelling, covering the development, underpinning science and limitations of global and regional models. The latest approaches using ensembles, downscaling and weather generators are considered ...


  • Flood & Coast 2017

    The second edition of Flood and Coast will take place in Telford, 28-30 March 2017. Led again by the Environment Agency, under the chairmanship of Alison Baptiste, the event will draw together key stakeholders from the flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM) community, including local authorities, infrastructure owners, consultancies, contractors, businesses, community groups and ...


  • IAIA17 - 37th Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment

    Climate change represents a key challenge to the sustainability of global ecosystems and human prosperity in the 21st century.  Climate change goes beyond project impacts, as it affects many diverse global issues:  from water, food, and energy security to impacts on human rights and vulnerable peoples. Global climate change raises important questions of international and ...


  • Resources for Future Generations 2018 (RFG)

    The rapid growth of developing economies and the fundamental needs of many disadvantaged people across the globe are resulting in an increased demand for many resources and changes in the delivery of existing ones. The need for focused environmental priorities and new technologies will add additional requirements and constraints. The International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), the Canadian ...


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