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Govt. of Kerala

Cochin University of Science and Technology

Climfishcon 2020

International Conference on
'Impact of Climate Change on Hydrological Cycle, Ecosystem, Fisheries and Food Security’
Theme: Climate change effective adaptations
February 11 - 14, 2020 Cochin, India

OBJECTIVES

To provide a unique academic and scientific platform to discuss our understanding and research achievements in the field of climate change and its consequences and risks in terms of changing hydrological cycles and perturbations that have taken place in oceans and other aquatic ecosystems

Explore the factors underlying the changes in weather patterns and the consequential risk from deluge and extreme drought conditions

Facilitate the synthesis of information on how climate-related changes will influence oceans, marine and inland ecosystems, hydrological cycles, fisheries and aquaculture, coastal communities and society at large 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Workshop on Weather Changes – Deluge and Severe Drought

1.   Discussion on the factors underlying crisis such as natural disasters, massive flooding followed by severe drought 
2.   Links between climate change and drought, extreme heat, precipitation and cyclones 
3.   Vulnerability to disasters, preparedness and management

Workshop on Impact of Climate Change on Coastal Wetlands

1.   Role of wetlands in coping with climate change 
2.   Wetland values and services 
3.   Carbon trading in wetlands 
4.   Protection of life and livelihood of coastal communities

Dates To Remember

Earlybird Registration deadline: 30 November 2019

Regular Registration deadline: 15 January 2020

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: 01 December 2019 

Last date of communicating acceptance for presentation: 31 December 2019

Last date for Submission of Full Paper: 15 January 2020

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Academicians, scientists, researchers, students, entrepreneurs, administrators, policy makers, fishers, aqua farmers, processors, seafood exporters, NGOs and other interested stakeholders.

APPLY FOR AWARDS

Young Scientist award: Scientist below the age of 35 can contest for young scientist award under various themes of the conference subject to the condition that the papers shall be the outcome of high quality research on original ideas/concepts. Young researchers will also be supported by travel assistance subject to eligibility.

Session Themes and Sub Themes

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Hydrometeorology and hydrology
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Natural hazards and disaster risk management
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Pollution
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Marine and coastal ecosystems
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Changing biodiversity scenarios
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Capture fisheries
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Aquaculture
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Food and nutritional insecurity
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Climate change and socio-economic scenarios