Third Online Conference CLIMATE 2010/KLIMA 2010: Call for Papers Opens

January 2010: The Hamburg University of Applied Sciences has opened a call for papers for the third worldwide online conference CLIMATE 2010/KLIMA 2010, which will take place from 1-7 November 2010.The event aims to provide an opportunity for researchers, practitioners, NGOs and the interested public from around the world to present and discuss their work. CLIMATE 2010, which is a free, interactive and climate-friendly event, is being organized in cooperation with the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and other international bodies. The previous online conferences in 2008 and 2009 had more than one million visits and over 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers. The 2010 conference will focus on climate change and sustainable management of water resources.

Researchers from around the globe, in particular from developing countries, are encouraged to submit their abstracts online, relating to one of the four following categories: geochemical and physical impacts of climate change; socioeconomic aspects of climate change (relating to water supply and use); climate change, policy making and sustainable water use; and projects on climate change and sustainable water use, in particular education and awareness-raising initiatives. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 31 March 2010. [CLIMATE 2010/KLIMA 2010 Website]