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Climate Change and resilient cities

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 01/08/2014
Venue City: 
The Hague
Basic Information
Date: 
29/09/2014 - 10/10/2014
Venue: 
The Hague Academy for Local Governance
Venue Country: 
The Netherlands
Event Organisers: 

the Hague Academy for Local Governance

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
2,890.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

This includes all training-related costs, as well as drinks, lunches, training materials and travel during the training programme. Travel to and from the Hague and accommodation is not included.

 

 

This two-week course discusses how local authorities can respond a

latitude: 
52.0705
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4.3007

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Jackson, WY
Basic Information
Date: 
08/09/2014 - 09/10/2014
Venue: 
National Conservation Training Center NCTC
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

U.S. Fish and Wildfire Service

National conservation Training Center

Government of the United States of America

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Target Audience: 
The target audience includes conservation practitioner from Federal and State fish, wildlife agencies and other conservation managers who work on natural resource issues and need to determine which resources are most vulnerable when setting priorities for conservation action.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Participants should have a basic knowledge of principles of conservation biology.

This course is based on January 2011 publication 'Scanning the Conservation Horizon

latitude: 
43.4799
longitude: 
-110.762

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Jackson, WY
Basic Information
Date: 
22/04/2014 - 24/04/2014
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

National Conservation Training Center (NCTC)

Government of the United States

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
The target audience includes conservation practitioner from Federal and State fish, wildlife agencies and other conservation managers who work on natural resource issues and need to determine which resources are most vulnerable when setting priorities for conservation action.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Participants should have a basic knowledge of principles of conservation biology.

This course is based on January 2011 publication 'Scanning the Conservation Horizon

latitude: 
43.4799
longitude: 
-110.762

Peru: First National Forest Monitoring Maps released

Deforestation in Peru detected by Landsat 8 in August 2013.

Peru hosts about 75 percent of the western Amazon jungle. Deforestation is therefore a critical topic for the country.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 05/03/2014 - 08:17
latitude: 
-10.3376
longitude: 
-73.4111

Open data: UK Environment Agency releases flood data to public

The UK Environment Agency decide to release flood-related data

The UK has been heavily affected by floods for months with peaks in February affecting thousands of people and companies.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 04/03/2014 - 09:44
latitude: 
51.5085
longitude: 
-0.125487

World weather open science conference

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 22/05/2014
Venue City: 
Montreal
Basic Information
Date: 
16/08/2014 - 21/08/2014
Venue: 
Palais des congrès de Montréal
Venue Country: 
Canada
Event Organisers: 

Environment Canada (EC), Canada - gov

International Council for Science (ICSU)

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

 

Language of event: 
English

This ground-breaking conference will bring together the entire weather science and user commun

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45.5087
longitude: 
-73.554

6th international training course on climate risk management in a changing environment

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 19/07/2014
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
01/09/2014 - 10/09/2014
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center invites practitioners from: Government policy makers and development practitioners representing planning agencies, local authorities, land use planning offices, disaster risk management agencies, climate change secretariats or offices attached to national level ministries or sub-national government authorities UN development and environmental agencies, international organizations such as Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, donor agencies and NGOs working on climate risk management, climate change adaptation, disaster risk management or green development programs Academe such as Universities, research institutes or training institutes on climate risk management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk management Private sector such as insurance and construction industries Media and charity & faith based organizations working on climate change adaptation, climate risk management or disaster risk management
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Understanding the science of climate change and potential interventions and their integration into development policies and practices has become a challenge for development and disaster risk reduct

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13.7279
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100.524

The European Environment Agency (EEA)

The European Environment Agency (EEA) is an agency of the European Union, with the task to provide sound, independent information on the environment.

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55.6812
longitude: 
12.5866

NASA/NOAA: Next Generation Weather Satellite will provide earlier Warnings

NASA and NOAA are working on a new satellite system which will be launched in late 2015 for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R).

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 04/03/2013 - 11:38
latitude: 
39.0046
longitude: 
-76.8755

ESA: Mapping global vegetation with a miniature satellite

ESA’s Proba-V, despite being only a little larger than a washing machine, will provide in the near future provide sharp views of Earth’s plant life every two days.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 12/02/2013 - 10:54