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Abstract submission deadline: october 25th, 2017
Acceptance of abstract deadline : november 1st, 2017
Sponsorship deadline : november 17th, 2017
Registration : september 1st, 2017
End of early registration pricing : december 30th, 2017
Registration deadline : january 26th, 2018

Jean Jouzel

Jean JOUZELThe CCW2018 international conference on the diversity of local responses to the impacts of climate change on water will be open by a plenary of the eminent Jean Jouzel, research director emeritus in paleo-climatology at the Laboratory of the sciences of the climate and environment of the Pierre-Simon Laplace Institute (CEA / CNRS / UVSQ).


Global warming strongly affects the functioning of natural, anthropogenic and urban systems. The thematic research network of laboratories MiDi (Environments and Diversity [Milieux & Diversité]) proposes this conference on the modifications occurring in the water cycle due to global changes in different environments. This conference is co-organized with the French cluster DREAM (Water and Environments [Eau & Milieux]).

The international conference on the impacts of climate change on water will be held on February 5, 6 and 7, 2018 at a Congress Center in Tours.

The aim of this call for papers is to stimulate exchanges and new developments that enrich the diversity of local responses to the impacts of climate change on water, including biological, technical and societal adaptations. The objective is to gain insight on how threats to water can be tackled by illustrating the different impacts of climate change on the water cycle from region to region, from the ecosystem to the biogeographic scale, and taking into account the functional, institutional and socio-political dimensions (administrative territories such as regions, cities etc.; water management agencies; associations, etc.).

This conference is open to both academics and non-academics (e.g., socio-economical partners) that are concerned by the variability in water cycle in the context of climate change.

Four themes and four study topics have been defined to deal with the issue of the impacts of climate change on water. Proposals for communications should cover at least one theme and one topic. This structure is aimed at establishing interdisciplinary dialogue between the various people involved in these issues: elected representatives, managers, stakeholders and scientists from public research (institutes and universities), governmental bodies, local authorities, technical organisations, associations and industrial companies.

More information about the topics and program of CCW2018 : here

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