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Global Climate Change Digest
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Published July 1988 through June 1999
A chronological list of all 1996 events that have appeared in the calendar
listings of the Global Climate Change Digest.
Association Meeting, Jan. 5-7, 1996, San Francisco, Calif. Submit
suggestions for the program by Feb. 1, 1995, to:
Anne Krueger, AEA Meetings, Dept. Economics, MC6072, Stanford Univ.,
Stanford CA 94305.
Regional Workshop on
Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific, Jan.
15-19, 1996, Manila, Philippines. Organized by the U.S. Country Studies Program
and the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophys. & Astron. Services Admin. (PAGASA).
Will cover the title topics, as well as regional networking and cooperation, and
will provide an opportunity to identify and discuss regional issues. Contact
Leoncio Amadore, PAGASA, ADB Bldg., 1424 Quezon Ave., Quezon City, Philippines.
Conference/Workshop on Integrating GIS and Environmental Modeling, Jan.
21-25, 1996, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Contact Natl. Ctr. Geog. Info. & Anal.,
Phelps Hall 3510, Univ. California, Santa Barbara CA 93106 (tel: 805 893 8224;
fax: 805 893 8617; e-mail: email@example.com; WWW:
Meteorological Society 76th Annual Meeting, Jan. 28-Feb. 2, 1996, Alanta,
Georgia. Several conferences and symposia have been or will be scheduled.
Receiving expanded attention for 1996 will be: education (including Project
ATMOS-PHERE); applying meteorology to environmental and other societal needs;
and physical oceanography (in recognition of the 25th anniversary of J.
Phys. Oceanog.). Details available so far follow. (See Bull. Amer.
Meteor. Soc., p. 2372 ff., Dec. 1994.)
- Eighth Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. A call
for oral and poster presentations will be issued. Contact Gary Jedlovec,
NASA/Global Hydrol. & Clim. Ctr., 977 Explored Blvd., Huntsville AL 35806
(internet: gary.jedlovec@msfc. nasa.gov).
- Fifth Symposium on Education. The theme will be "Education for
the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences: Building the Future on a Solid Foundation.
Papers will cover elementary, high school, under-graduate and graduate
education. There will be a joint session with IIPS (12th Intl. Conference on
Interactive Information Processing Systems). Abstracts are due June 1, 1995
to: David Smith (K-12 papers), Oceanog. Dept., U.S. Naval Acad., 572
Holloway Rd., Annapolis MD 21402 (fax: 410-293-2137); Lisa Bastiaans (college
and university papers; and joint session with IIPS), Phys. Sci. Dept., Nassau
Community Coll., Garden City NY 11530 (fax: 516-572-7846).
- Will also include
Symposium on the Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System (GOALS), which is
part of the Cimate Varibility and Predictability (CLIVAR) Program of the World
Climate Research Program. Invited, oral and poster presentations will emphasize
the structure and dynamics of the ocean-atmosphere-land system annual cycle; the
relationship of global interannual climate variability to the annual cycle;
tropical thermal atmospheric sources; tropical-extratropical interaction;
interactions between interannual and interdecadal variability. Abstracts are
due June 1 to: P.J. Webster, Dept Astrophys., Univ. Colorado, Boulder CO
80309 (tel: 303-492-5882; fax: 303-492-3822; e-mail:
- Seventh Symposium on Global Change Studies,
focusing mainly on coupled models of the earth system and predictions of future
global change. Contact Eric Barron, Earth System Sci. Ctr., 248 Deike Bldg.,
Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Pk. PA 16802 (tel: 814 865 1619; fax: 814 865
3191; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Changing Policy
Environment: Impact on Our Science and Our Lives, Jan. 29, 1996, Atlanta,
Ga. A special session/town meeting forum is being held in connection with the
76th Annual Meeting, American Meteorological Society. It will look at
changes unfolding now and how they compare with historical perspective, and
attempt to add insight into what the future might hold. Overview presentations
that discuss policy issues will be followed by a question-and-answer period.
Contact Amer. Meteor. Soc., 45 Beacon St., Boston MA 02108 (tel: 617 227 2425;
fax: 617 742 8718). (Global Climate Change Digest, Jan., Feb., Sep. 1995)
First Open Science
Meeting of Land Use and Land Cover Change (LUCC), Jan. 29-Feb. 1, 1996,
Amsterdam, Neth. Sponsored by the Royal Dutch Acad. Sci. Contact Louise Fresco
or Rik Leemans, Dept. Agron., POB 341, 6700 AH Wageningen, Neth. (tel: 31 8370
83040; fax: 30 8370 84575; e-mail: email@example.com).
Environmental Internet. To be held at the following locations and dates:
Washington, D.C. (Feb. 1-2, Mar. 7-8; Apr. 11-12); Saginaw, Mich. (Feb. 16-17,
Mar. 14-15); Santa Barbara, Calif. (Feb. 22-23, Mar. 21-22); Chicago, Ill. (Feb.
29-Mar. 1, Mar. 28-29). Fee: $595-$995. A hands-on training program that teaches
all the major methods of accessing on-line information, including instruction on
Telnet, FTP, and World Wide Web, using tools developed by CIESIN (Consortium for
International Earth Science Network). Contact CIESIN Classroom Earth, 2250
Pierce Rd., Univ. Ctr. MI 48710 (tel: 800 803 7175 or 517 797 2744; fax: 517 797
2622; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; URL:
Meeting-American Association for the Advancement of Science, Feb. 8-13,
1996, Baltimore, Md. Papers will be grouped under broad areas such as policy,
science and engineering, and science and society. Registration deadline is
Jan. 5, 1996. Contact AAAS Meetings, 1333 H St. NW, Washington DC 20005
(tel: 202 426 6450; Internet: amsie96 @aaas.org).
1996 Ocean Sciences
Meeting, Feb. 12-16, 1996, San Diego, Calif. Jointly sponsored by the Amer.
Geophys. Union and the Amer. Soc. Limnol. & Ocean Sci. Special sessions will
cover a broad range of topics; detailed write-ups will appear in Eos and
in August on the WORLD WIDE WEB/AGU Home Page. Sessions include the iron
hypothesis, the coastal zone, Antarctic productivity, dissolved organic matter
in marine systems. Abstracts are due Oct. 2, 1995 to: (8-9, then
extended abstract deadline to Oct. 11) 1996 Ocean Sciences Meeting, AGU,
2000 Florida Ave. NW, Washington DC 20009 (tel: 202-462-6900; fax: 202-328-0566;
e-mail: email@example.com). See
Eos, 216-217, May 23, 1995.
13th Conference on
Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, Feb. 21-23, 1996,
San Francisco, Calif. Session topics include statistical reconstruction of
climatic time series and use of climate forecasts. Contact Amer. Meteor. Soc.,
45 Beacon St., Boston MA 02108 (tel: 617 227 2425; fax: 617 742 8718).
on NOx Emission from Soils and Its Influence on Atmospheric Chemistry, Mar.
4-6, 1996, Tsukuba, Japan. Sponsored by the Intl. Global Atmos. Chemistry Proj.,
Japan Sci. & Technol. Agency et al. Will, for example, integrate existing
field and laboratory studies on NO and N2O emissions from soils, and clarify
what is known about the ratio of NO and N2O in different ecosystems. For
information or to submit an abstract, contact Arvin Mosier ARS, USDA,
POB E, Ft. Collins CO 80522 (tel: 970 490 8250; fax: 970 490 8213; e-mail:
RENEW '96: Promoting a
Renewable Energy Future, Mar. 4-6, 1996, Boston, Mass. Sponsored by the
Northeast Sustainable Energy Assoc. Renewable energy leaders will explore
near-term prospects for the widespread development of distributed and gridscale
renewable energy in the northeastern U.S. Among the topics to be covered are:
renewables and restructuring, photovoltaics in buildings, renewable energy
economics, governmental promotion of renewables, climate change and the
insurance industry, the true costs of business as usual. Contact NESEA, 50 Miles
St., Greenfield MA 01301 (tel: 413 774 6051; fax: 413 774 6053).
on Environment and Climate, Mar. 4-8, 1996, Rome Italy. Sponsored by UNESCO
et al. Session topics include new environmental technologies, climate change and
its impact on natural resources, depletion of the ozone layer. Abstracts are
due Oct. 15, 1995, to: P. Carrion (tel: 39 40 2140 203; fax: 39 40 327 307).
Annual Meeting of the
NOAA Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory, Mar. 6-7, 1996, Boulder,
Colo. Will address monitoring and analysis of changes in the concentrations of
climate forcing agents such as greenhouse gases (including ozone), aerosols, and
radiation. Contact J. Peterson, Mail Code R/E/CG1, CMDL, NOAA, 325 Broadway,
Boulder CO 80303 (tel: 303 497 6668; fax: 303 497 6290; e-mail:
Paddy Fields: Control
of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sustainable Agriculture, Mar. 7-9, 1996,
Tsukuba, Japan. Will include an overview, country reports, case studies and
execution. Contact Katsu Minami, Japan Intl. Res. Ctr. for Agricultural Studies,
Ohwashi 1-2, Tsukuba 305, Japan (tel: 81 298 38 6306; fax: 81 298 38 6651;
26th Arctic Workshop,
Mar. 14-16, 1996, Boulder, Colo. Will address a broad range of topics. Contact
Cynthia Ocken-Roberts, Inst. Arctic & Alpine Res. (INSTAAR), Univ. Colorado,
Boulder CO 80309 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Sustainable Development Research Conference, Mar. 18-19, 1996, Manchester,
U.K. Contact ERP Environ., POB 75, Shipley, W. Yorkshire BD17 6EU, UK (tel: 44
1274 530408; fax: 44 1274 530409; e-mail: email@example.com).
Biodiversity: Emerging Ideas for the Electric Utility Industry, Mar. 19-20,
1996, Williamsburg, Va. Sponsored by Elec. Power Res. Inst. and expected to
appeal to utility staff, as well as government officials and scientists. Will
explore issues for electric utilities including policy, regulation, resource
management and the public interest; develop insights regarding the current state
of biodiversity science; and establish communication networks. Contact Pam
Turner, Electric Power Res. Inst., POB 10412, Palo Alto CA 94303 (tel: 415 855
2010; fax: 415 855 2014).
GEMI '96: Agenda for a
Changing Environment, Mar. 20-21, 1996, Arlington, Va. Sponsored by GEMI
(Global Environ. Mgmt. Initiative) to highlight these components of
environmental management: (1) regulatory framework (such as risk and air
quality); (2) the emerging global marketplace (particularly the Pacific Rim,
Latin America and Africa); (3) environmental health and safety management
practices. Registrations prior to Feb. 16 cost $900; government/nonprofit
registrations cost $550. Contact GEMI '96, c/o JT&A Inc., 1000 Connecticut
Ave. NW, S. 802, Washington DC 20036 (tel: 202 429 0776; fax: 202 466 8554).
Transportation, Mar. 25-28, 1996, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Aimed at
assessing long-term goals for transportation that are consistent with
sustainable development, and at looking at North America, Asia and the Pacific.
Contact Julie Charbonneau, Transport Systems Div., Environ. Canada, 351 St.
Joseph Blvd., 13th Fl., Hull PQ K1A 0H3, Can. (tel: 819 953 9967; fax: 819 953
7815; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Remote Sensing Conference, Mar. 25-29, 1995, Canberra, Australia. Contact
ACTS, GPO Box 2200, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia (tel: 61 6 257 3299; fax: 61 6
257 3256; e-mail: email@example.com).
The Effects of Climate
Change on Cetaceans-International Whaling Commission [IWC] Symposium and
Workshop, Mar. 25-30, 1996, Oahu, Hawaii. The symposium (Mar. 25-26) will
examine processes related to global change (including ozone depletion), and
their possible effects on cetaceans now or in the near future. The agenda draws
heavily on recent results of the IPCC. The workshop (Mar. 27-30) will be limited
to 35 participants, with preference given to symposium speakers and active
scientists. It will address information gaps related to physical and biological
linkages, and implications for the IWC. Contact Steven Reilly, Sci. Comm. Chair,
POB 271, La Jolla CA 92038 (tel: 619 546 7164; fax: 619 546 7198).
GLOBE 96, Mar.
26-29, 1996, Vancouver, British Columbia, Can. An international trade fair and
conference covering policy and regulation, pollution prevention, clean energy
and more. Contact Nancy Wright, GLOBE Foundation of Canada, #504-999 Canada Pl.,
Vancouver BC V6C 3E1, Can. (tel: 604 775 1994; fax: 604 666 8123).
Global Science and
Policy Forum, Mar. 27-28, 1996, Bangkok, Thailand. Presented priority issues
relating to global change; stressed the importance of research as a basis for
policy making in Southeast Asia; and encouraged cooperative action. Contact
Beverly Goh, SARCS Secretariat, Inst. Environ. Res., Chulalongkorn Univ.,
Bangkok 10330, Thailand (tel: 66 2 218 8126; fax: 66 2 255 4967; e-mail:
Organization Consultation on the Global Environmental Facility, Apr. 1,
1996, Washington D.C. Contact Maria Subiza, Info. Officer, GEF, The World Bank,
1818 H St. NW, Washington DC 20433 (tel: 202 473 8324; fax: 202 522 3240). GEF
documents and information are available on the World Wide Web at
Other information can be obtained through the GEF/Montreal Protocol site at
GW7: The Seventh
Global Warming International Conference and Expo, Apr. 1-3, 1996, Vienna,
Austria. A broad list of topics includes energy and natural resource management;
international coordination, and law and policy making; global warming and public
health; remote sensing. Accepted papers will be submitted for peer-reviewed
publication in World Resour. Rev. Abstracts are due Nov. 17, 1995,
to: Global Warming Intl. Ctr., POB 5275, Woodridge IL 60517 (tel: 708 910
1551; fax: 708 910 1561). Will also include a hands-on workshop for executives
and technology managers: Industrial Technology and Greenhouse Gas Emission.6
Implications of Global
Environmental Change for Crops in Europe, Apr. 1-3, 1996, Cambridge, UK.
Contact T.H. Thomas, Broom's Barn Experimental Sta., Bury, St. Edmunds, Suffolk
IP286NP, UK (tel: 44 1284 810363; fax: 44 1284 811191).
Gravity Wave Processes
and Their Parameterization in Global Climate Models, Apr. 1-5, 1996, Santa
Fe, New Mex. A NATO Advanced Research Workshop. Contact K. Hamilton, GFDL, POB
308, Princeton NJ 08542 (fax: 609 987 5063).
Apr. 3-4, 1996, Denver, Colorado. A conference and exposition to showcase new
technologies for solving energy and environmental problems. Will include an
environmental management conference covering subjects such as CFC phaseout
mandates and integrating environmental and energy issues. Contact Assoc. Energy
Eng., 4025 Pleasantdale Rd., S. 420, Atlanta GA 30340 (tel: 404 447 5083; fax:
404 446 3969).
Solar 96, Apr.
13-17, 1996, Asheville, N.C. Will feature the 25th American Solar Energy
Society Annual Conference and the 21st National Passive Solar Conference.
Contact ASES (Amer. Solar Energy Soc.), 2400 Central Ave., G-1, Boulder CO 80301
(tel: 303 443 3130; fax: 303 443 3212).
Conference on Environmental Pollution, Apr. 15-19, 1996, Budapest, Hungary.
Sponsored by the European Ctr. for Pollut. Res. et al. Topics include
sociological and philosophical considerations of global environmental problems;
policy, management and risk assessment; and sustainable development. Contact B.
Nath, ICEP Conf. Off., 253 Kilburn Ln., London W10 4BQ, UK (tel: 44 81 960 6823;
fax: 44 81 960 1597).
Environmental Sustainability: Lessons from International Cooperation, Apr.
17-19, 1996, Moscow, Russia. A Joint NATO-Cooperation Partner Meeting/Advanced
Research Workshop. Contact D. Dudek, Environ. Defense Fund, 257 Park Ave. S.,
New York NY 10010 (fax: 212 505 2375).
Regional Conference on
Joint Implementation: Countries in Transition, Apr. 17-19, 1996, Prague,
Czech Rep. Contact SEVEn, POB 39, Slezska 7, 120 56 Prague 2, Czech Rep. (tel:
42 2 2424 7552; fax: 42 2 2424 7597; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The World Conference
on Environmental Education, Apr. 22-24, 1996, Cochin, India. A call for
papers has been issued. Ozone action programs, global warming and other
environmental emergencies, environmental education in developing countries and
international environmental law are among the topics. Contact M. Abdul Majeed,
Inst. Environ. Educ., P.O. Pady, Trichur Dist., Kerala 680 699, India (fax: 91
Human Dimension of
Global Environmental Change: A State-of-the-Art Assessment of Integrated
Research Frameworks, Apr. 22-26, 1996, Sinaia, Romania. Update from Global Climate Change Digest
Nov. 1995; the date has been changed. A Joint NATO-Cooperation Partner
Meeting/Advanced Research Workshop. Contact M. Waterstone, Dept. Geog., Univ.
Arizona, Tucson AZ 85721 (fax: 602 621 2889; e-mail: email@example.com).
Environmental Sustainability: Lessons from International Cooperation, Apr.
24-26, 1996, Moscow, Russia. (Update from
Global Climate Change Digest Nov. 1995; the date has been changed.) A joint NATO-Cooperation
Partner Meeting/Advanced Research Workshop. Contact D. Dudek, Environ. Defense
Fund, 257 Park Ave. S., New York NY 10010 (fax: 212 505 2375).
Final Workshop of the
Mackenzie Basin Impact Study (MBIS), May 5-8, 1996, Yellowknife, NWT, Can.
Will examine the findings of this six-year project, one of the first attempts at
an integrative assessment of the impacts of climate change on a region. Contact
Ross Herrington, Environ. Canada, Rm. 300, 2365 Albert St., Regina SK S4P 4K1,
Can. (tel: 306 780 5313; fax: 306 780 5311; e-mail:
Assessment: Data, Methods and Approaches, May 6-7, 1996, Leuven, Belgium.
Organized by the Flemish Inst. for Technological Res. (Vlaamse Instelling voor
Technol. Onderzoek-VITO) et al. An international seminar addressing
methodologies and global analysis; global and specific technology assessment;
policy and technology assessment. Contact Inge Hermans, VITO, Boeretang 200,
B-2400 Mol, Belg. (tel: 32 14 33 58 60; fax: 32 14 32 11 85; e-mail:
XXI General Assembly,
European Geophysical Society, May 6-10, 1996, The Hague, Neth. A detailed
list of sessions appearing in Eos (p. 423, Oct. 17) includes
climate-ocean-atmosphere and the carbon cycle, atmospheric chemistry and
climate, ocean circulation, global change hydrology, etc. Abstracts due Dec.
15. Contact EGS Office, Postfach 49, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 37189
Katlenburg-Lindau, Ger. (tel: 49 5556 1440; fax: 49 5556 4709). Full details via
Technical Working Conference, May 7-9, 1996, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Sponsored by Ctr. for Global Environ. Technol. et al. Contact Robert Tapscott,
Ctr. Global Environ. Technol., Univ. New Mexico, Albuquerque NM 87106 (tel: 505
272 7252; fax: 505 272 2703).
European Conference on
Applied Climatology, May 7-10, 1996, Norrkoping, Swed. Themes include
climate applications, the state of European climate, and predicting and
projecting European Climate. Contact Gunlog Wennerberg, Swed. Meteor. &
Hydrol. Inst., 601 76 Norrkoping, Swed. (tel: 46 11 158000; fax: 46 11 170207).
Development in the Americas, May 10-11, 1996, Warrenton, Va. Contact Anne
Dunne, Amer. Bar Assoc. (tel: 202 662 1693; fax: 202 662 1032).
NCAR Community Coupled
System Model Workshop, May 15-17, 1996, Denver, Colo.
UNEP Conference on
Activities Implemented Jointly Under the UN Framework Convention on Climate
Change, May 20-24, 1996, Costa Rica. Will present opportunities, and will
explore ways these various activities can bring about environmental benefits.
Contact Preston Scott, World Foundation for Environ. & Develop., 1101 30th
St. NW, S. 500, Washington DC 20007 (tel: 202 364 8276; fax: 202 686 3771;
1996 Spring Meeting:
American Geophysical Union, May 20-24, 1996, Baltimore, Md. Some special
sessions have been announced; suggestions for others are still being accepted.
One session will address historical perspectives on climate change. Abstracts
for papers are due Feb. 29, 1996. Some new procedures for submitting
abstracts have been published in Eos, pp. 504-505, Dec. 5, 1995. Contact
AGU, 2000 Florida Ave. NW, Washington DC 20009 (tel: 202 462 6900; fax: 202 328
0566; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; WWW:
Thermochemical Biomass Conversion, May 20-24, 1996, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
Contact Tony Bridgwater, Energy Res. Group, Aston Univ., Birmingham B47ET, UK
(tel: 44 121 359 3611 ext. 4647; fax: 44 121 359 4094).
Conference on Climate Change, May 21-23, 1996, Tehran, Iran. Intended to
widely publicize this issue in the region, and to attract the attention of
policy makers regarding the impacts of climate change on economical and social
issues, particularly with regard to agriculture and water resources. Contact G.
Kamali, Iran Meteor. Organization (IRIMO), POB 13185-461, Tehran, Iran (tel: 98
21 600 0324; fax: 98 21 646 9044).
Human Dimension of
Global Environmental Change: A State-of-the-Art Assessment of Integrated
Research Frameworks, May 22-26, 1996, Sinaia, Romania. A Joint
NATO-Cooperation Partner Meeting/Advanced Research Workshop. Contact M.
Waterstone, Dept. Geog., Univ. Arizona, Tucson AZ 85721 (fax: 602 621 2889;
30th Annual Congress
of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, May 26-31, 1996,
Toronto, Ontario. Special interdisciplinary sessions will be held on Arctic
research, remote sounding, and radiation and climate. Additional session,
Climate Research Network (8-12). Abstracts due Feb. 26 (8-12). Contact D. Hudak,
Dept. Phys., Univ. Toronto, 60 St. George St., Toronto ON M5S 1A7, Can. (fax:
416 978 8905; e-mail: email@example.com).
Association for Energy Economics Annual Conference, May 27-30, 1996,
Budapest, Hungary. Contact IAEE Headquarters, 28790 Chagrin Blvd., S. 210,
Cleveland OH 44122 (tel/fax: 216 464 5365).
Transportation Systems: A Challenge for the Future, May 29-June 1, 1996,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Being held by the Can. Civil Eng. Soc. in connection
with its annual conference. Contact Said Easa, Dept. Civil Eng., Lakehead Univ.,
Thunder Bay ON P7B 5E1, Can. (tel: 807 343 8571; fax: 807 343 8928).
International Conference on Energy and Environment, June 3-6, 1996, Cairo,
Egypt. Contact Ralph Kummler (tel: 313 577 3800; fax: 313 577 3810).
International Energy Conference and Exposition (ENERGEX), June 3-7,
1996, Beijing, China. Will cover the rational use of conventional and new and
renewable forms of energy; economic development and strategies; energy and
global environmental issues; energy sustainability; energy options. The academic
technical conference will consist of round table discussions, plenary sessions
and technical presentation. The exposition will provide an opportunity for
sharing experiences and promoting technological cooperation. Contact Meng
Xiangan, China Solar Energy Soc., 3 Huayuan Rd., Beijing 100083, China (tel: 861
201 7009; fax: 861 201 2880).
Combustion Canada '96:
The Future and Changing Role of Combustion in Canada-Efficiency and the
Environment, June 5-7, 1996, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Contact Nicole Miljour
(tel: 613 995 0914; fax: 613 995 9574; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Extended European Union, and Environmental Law and Policy, June 7-9, 1996,
Surrey, U.K. Climate change is among the themes. Contact Cindy Landreth, Dept.
Linguistic and Intl. Studies, Univ. Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 5XH, UK (fax:
44 1483 37164).
Third Annual Congress
on Natural Disaster Loss Reduction, June 10-11, 1996, Dallas, Texas. Contact
Insurance Inst. for Property Loss Reduction (IIPLR), 73 Tremont St. (#510),
Boston MA 02108 (tel: 617 722 0200; fax: 617 722 0202).
(O-CLIVAR) Meeting, June 10-13, 1996, San Antonio, Texas. Will plan the U.S.
contribution to the ocean component of the CLImate VARiability and
Predictability Program. Contact S. Walters, U.S. WOCE Off., 305 Arguello Dr.,
College Sta. TX 77840 (tel: 409 845 1443; fax: 409 845 0888; e-mail:
Global Change and the
Americas: A Public Lecture Series, June 10-14, 1996 (9:10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
daily), Greenbelt, Md. A part of the Graduate Student Summer Program (NASA/Univ.
Space Res. Assoc.) that will provide a comprehensive introduction to the science
and techniques of remote sensing and satellite observations, and the broad
scientific policy context of earth system sciences. One topic will be covered
each day: June 10 (overview); June 11 (tropical systems); June 12 (coupled
processes); June 13 (polar processes); June 14 (societal implications). Contact
Paula Webber, Univ. Space Res. Assoc./GVSP, 7501 Forbes Blvd. #206, Seabrook MD
20706 (tel: 301 805 8396; fax: 301 805 8466; e-mail: email@example.com).
ICUC '96 [International
Conference on Urban Climatology], June 10-14, 1996, Essen, Ger. Will contain a
session on urban climate and global warming. Abstracts are due Dec. 1, 1995,
to: Wilhelm Kuttler, ICUC '96, Dept. Landscape Ecol., Univ. Essen, D-45117
Essen, Ger. (tel: 49 0 201 183 2734; fax: 49 0 201 183 3239; e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org). Obtain general information from PCM Hochkirchen, ICUC
'96, Girardetstr. 2-38, D-45131, Essen, Ger. (tel: 49 0 201 877 5143; fax: 49 0
201 877 5141).
Training Workshop on
Environmental Economics and Policy Analysis, June 10-July 12, 1996,
Cambridge, Mass. The fourth annual workshop on this topic held by the Harvard
Institute for International Development. Will conduct a rigorous course in
analysis, quantification and economic valuation of natural resources and the
environmental impact of policies, programs and projects. Participants will bring
data from their home countries for evaluation and will participate in one of
three tracks (analytical methods, policy analysis, or business and the
environment). For applications information contact Theodore Panayotou, Prog.
Dir., Harvard Inst. Intl. Develop., 1 Eliot St., Cambridge MA 02138 (tel: 617
495 9173; fax: 617 496 3956; e-mail: email@example.com).
World Renewable Energy
Congress-IV, June 15-21, 1996, Denver, Colo. Will cover wind energy
generation, solar and low-energy architecture, biomass conversion, and climatic
and environmental issues. Contact A.A.M. Sayigh, World Renewable Energy Network,
147 Hilmanton, Lower Earley, Reading RG6 4HN, UK (tel: 44 1734 611364; fax: 44
1734 611365).1 The contact in the U.S. is Steve Hauser, Public Affairs, 1617
Cole Blvd., Golden CO 80401 (tel: 303 384 7416).
Scientific Conference on the Global Energy and Water Cycle, June 17-21,
1996, Washington, D.C. Will focus on the Global Energy and Water Cycle
Experiment (GEWEX), a project of the World Climate Research Program. The
conference will look at climate feedback associated with clouds, radiation and
the hydrologic cycle through five interrelated themes: flood and drought
predictions; regional water resources and climate; clouds, water vapor, aerosols
and global warming potential; the water and carbon connection; and
ocean-atmosphere-ice exchanges. Abstracts are due Nov. 15, 1995, to: Intl.
GEWEX Off., 409 Third St. SW, S. 203, Washington DC 20024 (tel: 202 863 0012;
fax: 202 488 5364; Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Conference on Atmospheric Sciences and Applications to Air Quality, June
18-20, 1995, Seattle, Wash. Will emphasize the Pacific Rim and Asian regions,
covering regional models, assessment models, ocean-atmosphere exchange and other
topics. Atmospheric Environment will devote a special issue to the
conference. Abstracts are due Oct. 1 to: Gregory Carmichael, Ctr. for
Global & Regional Environ. Res., 204 IATL, Univ. Iowa, Iowa City IA 52242
(tel: 319 335 1399; fax: 319 335 1415; e-mail: email@example.com).
Seventh Annual Energy
Efficiency Forum: Energy Efficiency in Changing Energy Markets, June 18-19,
1996, Washington, D.C. Contact Annmarie Pittman, 655 15th St. NW, S. 300,
Washington DC 20005 (tel: 202 639 4994; fax: 202 347 6109). Cosponsored
by the U.S. Energy Assoc. and Johnson Controls Inc. Leaders from industry,
government, and international organizations and policy experts are expected to
address the growing number of demanding questions concerning U.S. future energy
needs. Contact Maureen McDevitt, Energy Efficiency Forum, 655 15th St. NW
(#300), Washington DC 20005 (tel: 202 639 4101; fax: 202 347 6109).
World Energy System Conference: The Transition from Local-National-Regional to a
Global Energy Philosophy, June 19-21, 1996, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Contact Canadian Inst. World Energy System, 5 Strathgowan Crescent, Toronto ON
M4N 2Z6 (tel: 416 487 0479; fax: 416 493 7691; e-mail: WES@acs.ryerson.ca).
Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Technology, June 19-21,
1996, Singapore. Topics will include greenhouse gas mitigation technology.
Contact APCSEET Secretariat, Ctr. Continuing Educ., Nanyang Technol. Univ.,
Nanyang Ave., Singapore 2263 (tel: 65 799 5243; fax: 65 791 6178; e-mail:
North American Water
and Environment Congress 96, June 22-28, 1996, Anaheim, Calif. Will include
a special session, "Climate Change, Water Resources and Management
Responses," which will provide a forum on the hydrologic risks climate
change may pose. Contact Conferences & Conventions, ASCE, 345 E. 47th St.,
New York NY 10017 (tel: 212 705 7496).
Carbonates and Global
Change: Multidisciplinary Approach, June 23-27, 1996, Switzerland. Will
provide a forum for presenting research and for cooperation and information
exchange among earth scientists whose research involves shallow and deep water
carbonates. Contact M. Mutti, Geol. Inst., ETH-Z, Sonneggstr. 5, CH-8092 Zurich,
Switz. (tel: 41 1 632 3673; fax: 41 1 632 1080; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
WINDPOWER '96: 26th
Annual Conference and Exhibition of the American Wind Energy Association,
June 23-27, 1996, Denver, Colo. Contact Linda Redmond, AWEA, 122 C St. NW, 4th
Fl., Washington DC 20001 (tel: 202 383 2511; fax: 202 383 2505).
89th Annual Meeting
and Exhibition-Air and Waste Management Association, June 23-28, 1996,
Nashville, Tennessee. Papers covering a broad range of topics will have the
theme: "Technologies for a Sustainable Environment." Contact AWMA, One
Gateway Ctr., Third Fl., Pittsburgh PA 15222 (tel: 412 232 3444; fax: 412 232
3450; Internet: email@example.com).
11th World Hydrogen
Conference (Hydrogen '96): Designing the Energy Link, June 23-28, 1996,
Stuttgart, Germany. Contact DECHEMA, c/o Hydrogen '96, T.-Heuss-Allee 25, POB 15
01 04, Frankfurt am Main D-60486, Ger.
Revisiting Themes and Field Sites of Classical Glaciology, June 24-26, 1996,
Sognefjord, Norway. Glacier response to climate, and monitoring glacier changes
are among the topics. Abstracts are due Jan. 15, 1996. Contact E.
Isaksson, Norwegian Polar Inst., Brekontoret, POB 5072, Majorstua, N-0301 Oslo,
Norway (tel: 47 22 95 95 00; fax: 47 22 85 95 01; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Airborne Remote Sensing Conference and Exhibition-Technology, Measurement and
Analysis, June 24-27, 1996, San Francisco, Calif. Contact ERIM, POB 134001,
Ann Arbor MI 48113 (tel: 313 994 1200; fax: 313 994 5123; e-mail:
Bioenergy Conference, June 24-27, 1996, Copenhagen, Denmark. Contact DIS
Congress Service Copenhagen A/S, Herlev Ringvej 2C, 2730 Herlev, Denmark (tel:
45 4492 4492; fax: 45 4492 5050).
International Conference on Energy, Economy and Environment, June 25-27,
1996, Osaka, Japan. Contact Pyong Sik PAK, Secy. of NOC, Dept. Info. Systems
Eng., Osaka Univ., 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osake 565, Japan (tel: 81 6 879 7831;
fax: 81 6 879 7832; e-mail: email@example.com).
ECOS '96: Efficiency,
Costs, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Aspects of Energy Systems,
June 25-27, 1996, Stockholm, Sweden. Contact Per Alvfors, Dept. Chem. Eng.,
Royal Inst. Technol., S-100 44 Stockholm, Swed. (tel: 46 8 790 6526; fax: 46 8
723 0858; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Internet:
Restructuring and Transported Pollution, June 27-28, 1996, Arlington, Va.
Organized by the publications Electric Power Alert and Clean Air
Alert. Executives from business and industry, regulatory agencies,
utilities, and lobbying firms are expected to attend. Will address the
anticipated conflicts between agencies like FERC, which is deregulating the
utility industry, and EPA, which is concerned about possible increased pollution
from deregulation. Greenhouse gases are one of the concerns in this debate.
Contact IPW Conferences, POB 7167, Washington DC 20044 (tel: 800 424 9068 or 703
416 8543). Registrations cost $650.
Society Meeting on Marine Environment and the Global Change Programs, July
8-11, 1996, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Contact TOS, 4052 Timber Ridge Dr., Virginia
Beach VA 23455 (tel: 804 464 0131; fax: 804 464 1759; e-mail:
Change Technology Exhibit, July 8-18, 1996. To be held in conjunction with
Second Conference of the Parties to the Framework Convention on Climate
Change [COP2], Geneva, Switz. (See next entry.) The exhibit is
organized by the Government of Canada to encourage an exchange of ideas between
delegations, international financial institutions, and the U.N. and
intergovernmental organizations. Exhibits are expected to target energy
efficiency and energy substitution, or the reduction, capture, and reuse or
conversion of greenhouse gases. Contact Roy Woodbridge, Intl. Clim. Change
Exhibit Off., 78 George St., Suite A, Toronto ON K1N 5W1, Can. (tel: 613 789
1660; fax: 613 789 0539; e-mail: email@example.com).
Second Conference of
the Parties to the Framework Convention on Climate Change, July 8-19, 1996,
Geneva, Switz. Subsidiary bodies and the Ad Hoc Group on the Berlin Mandate will
meet concurrently. Contact UNFCCC Interim Secretariat, Geneva Exec. Ctr., 11-13
Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Geneva, Switz. (tel: 41 22
979 9111; fax: 41 22 979 9034; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Society-15th International Conference, July 14-17, 1996, Seattle,
Washington. Contact Sea Grant Prog., 3716 Brooklyn Ave. NE, Seattle WA 98105
(tel: 206 685 1108).
31st COSPAR Scientific
Assembly, July 14-21, 1996, Birmingham, U.K. Sponsored by the COSPAR
Committee on Space Research. Space studies of the Earth's surface, meteorology
and climate are among the topics to be addressed.
Abstracts are due Jan. 15, 1996 to: COSPAR Secretariat, 51 bd de
Montmorency, 75016 Paris, France (tel: 33 1 45 25 06 79; fax: 33 1 40 50 98 27;
1996 W.O. Roberts
Public Lecture Series, July 17 and Aug. 6, 1996, Aspen., Colorado. Sponsored
by the Aspen Global Change Institute. Topics are "Global Change and Natural
Disaster" (July 17), and "Science and Media: Reporting Uncertain
Findings" (Aug. 6). These lectures provide insight into how global scale
issues relate to our everday lives. Contact Aspen Global Change Inst., 100 E.
Francis St., Aspen CO 81611 (tel: 970 925 7376; fax: 970 925 7097; e-mail:
Conference on Statistical and Mathematical Models in Environmental Sciences,
July 22-26, 1996, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Contact Ines Iwashita, Inst. de Estudos
Avangados IEA, Univ. Sao Paulo USP, Av. Prof. L. Gualberto, trav. J, 374 Sao
Geophysics Meeting, July 23-27, 1996, Brisbane, Australia. Organized by the
American Geophysical Union. Special sessions listed in the AGU weekly Eos
(Feb. 6) include climate and global change; sources, sinks and trends of
tropospheric trace gases; aerosols, radiation and climate; the biogeochemistry
of the Western Pacific; and paleostudies. Abstract deadline Mar. 15.
Contact AGU, 2000 Florida Ave. NW, Washington DC 20009 (tel: 202 462 6900; fax:
202 328 0566; e-mail: email@example.com; WWW:
Symposium on Energy and Environment 96, July 24-26, 1996, Trabzon, Turkey.
Organized by Karadeniz Tech. Univ., and Clean Energy Res. Inst., Miami, Fla.
Topics include hydrogen, solar, wind, mini-hydro and biomass energy;
photovoltaic systems; heat recovery, waste recycling. Submit abstracts by
December 1995 to: Energy & Environ. 96, Conference Chair, Dept.
Mechanical Eng., Karadeniz Tech. Univ., Trabzon, 61080, Turkey.
Food Production and
Environmental Improvement Under Global Climate Change, July 30-Aug. 8, 1996,
Yamaguchi, Japan. An international symposium organized by the Society of Agric.
Meteor. of Japan. Topics include improving food production under global
environmental change, climate change and field environmental modification, and
unusual weather and natural disasters. Contact Seiji Hayakawa, Faculty of
Agriculture, Yamaguchi Univ., Yoshida 1677-1, Yamaguchi-shi 753, Japan (fax: 81
Seminar on Forests,
Fire, and Global Change, Aug. 4-10, 1996, Sushenskoye, Russia. Contact J.G.
Goldammer, Fire Ecol. Res., c/o Freiburg Univ., Bertoldstr. 17, D-79085
Freiburg, Ger. (tel: 49 761 80 80 11; fax: 49 761 80 80 12; e-mail:
96: Environmental Problems in Coastal Regions, Aug. 7-9, 1996, Rio de
Janiero, Brazil. Sponsored by Federal Univ. of Brazil and Wessex Inst. Technol.
Will focus on computer modeling of seas and coastal areas under normal and
extreme conditions. Abstracts are due Jan. 5, 1996 to: Sue Owen, Wessex
Inst. Technol., Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst, Southampton SO4 2AA, UK (tel: 44 1703
293223; fax: 44 1703 292853; e-mail: CMI@ib.rl.ac.uk).
Symposium on Representation of the Cryosphere in Climate and Hydrological Models,
Aug. 12-15, 1996, Victoria, British Columbia, Can. Sponsored by Atmos. Environ.
Service et al. Will discuss how well the cryosphere and its interactions with
the atmosphere, oceans and land are represented within global and regional
climate and other models. Contact Secy. General, Intl. Glaciol. Soc., Lensfield
Rd., Cambridge CB2 1ER, UK (tel: 44 1223 355974; fax: 44 1223 336543; e-mail:
Conference on Integrated Management and Sustainable Development in Coastal Zones
(CZC '96), Aug. 12-17, 1996, Rimouski, Quebec, Canada. Will review current
theoretical and practical knowledge acquired since
CZC '94; provide a forum so that diverse constituencies can learn each
others' priorities and experience; make recommendations that will contribute to
strategies for integrated management and environmentally sustainable development
of coastal zones. Climate change, sea level rise and natural disaster impacts
will be addressed. Contact Mohammed El-Sabh, CZC '96, Coastal Environ.
Res. Group, Univ. Québec, 310 Allée des Ursulines, Rimouski,
Quebec G5L 3A1, Can. (tel: 418 724 1707; fax: 418 724 1842).
Ecological Summit 96,
Aug. 19-23, 1996, Copenhagen, Denmark. Organized by the editors of four
interdisciplinary ecological journals, and supported by the Intl. Soc. Ecol.
Modeling et al. The subjects are intended to have broad appeal and will include
valuation of nature's services, risk assessment, ecosystem creation and
restoration, and application of models to ecosystem management. Among the major
areas to be covered are ecological modeling, ecosystem health, and ecological
economics. Abstracts should be submitted by Nov. 30 to: Ecol. Summit 96,
Conference Secretariat, Elsevier Sci. Ltd., The Boulevard, Langford Ln.,
Kidlington, Oxford OX5 1GB, UK (tel: 44 0 1865 843643; fax: 44 0 1865 843958;
IRS '96: Current
Problems in Atmospheric Radiation, Aug. 19-24, 1996, Fairbanks, Alaska.
Session topics include radiation in polar regions, radiative transfer in clouds,
and UV radiation and modeling. Contact Sharon Kessey, Geophys. Inst., Univ.
Alaska, POB 757320, Fairbanks AK 99775 (tel: 907 474 7360; fax: 907 474 7290;
Sustainable Development, Aug. 22-25, 1996, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Will
clarify the possibilities of, and the obstacles to, achieving sustainable
development throughout the world. Contact Reiner Braun, POB 101707, 44017
Dortmund, Ger. (tel: 49 231 103825; fax: 49 231 103869; e-mail:
Environment, and Sustainable Development, Aug. 22-29, 1996, Shenyang, China.
Contact Qingli Wang, RESD Symposium, Inst. Appl. Ecol., Chinese Acad. Sci., POB
417, Shenyang 110015, China (tel: 86 24 391 6286; fax: 86 24 384 3313).
1996 ACS Division of
Fuel Chemistry Symposium on CO2 Capture, Utilization and Disposal, Aug.
25-29, 1996, Orlando, Florida. Contact Robert Warzinski, US DOE, Energy Technol.
Ctr., POB 10940, Pittsburgh PA 15236 (tel: 412 892 5863; fax: 412 892 4152;
Profiting from Energy
Efficiency, Aug. 25-31, 1996, Pacific Grove, Calif. The ACEEE (Amer. Council
for an Energy-Efficient Econ.) 1996 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in
Buildings. Will include refereed oral and poster papers, as well as non-refereed
display presentations on diverse topics including energy efficiency, human
dimensions of energy consumption, and energy and environmental policy. Abstracts
are due Oct. 16, 1995, to: Katherine Gallagher, ACEEE Summer Study Off.,
2140 Shattuck Ave., S. 202, Berkeley CA 94704 (tel: 510 549 9914; fax: 510 549
9984; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
International Conference on Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols, Aug. 26-30,
1996, Helsinki, Finland. Sponsored by the Intl. Assoc. of Meteor. & Atmos.
Sci. et al. Sessions announced in the preliminary program include cloud droplet
nucleation in the atmosphere, chemical and physical properties of atmospheric
aerosols, and aerosol-climate interactions. Contact M. Kulmala, Dept. Phys.,
Univ. Helsinki, POB 9, FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland (tel: 358 0 191 8308; fax:
358 0 191 8680; e-mail: email@example.com).
96-Fourth International Conference, Aug. 28-30, 1996, Toulouse, France.
Sponsored by the Wessex Inst. Technol. and Inst. Mechanique Fluides. Will
emphasize developing experimental and computational techniques for solving
practical air pollution problems. Case studies, as well as theoretical papers
will be accepted. Topics include global studies and emission inventories. Abstracts
are due Sep. 1, 1995, to: Liz Kerr, Air Pollut. 96, Wessex Inst. Technol.,
Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst, Southampton SO40 7AA, UK (tel: 44 0 1703 293223; fax: 44
0 1703 292853; intl. e-mail: CMI@ib.rl.ac.uk).
Congress of Biometeorology, Sep. 1-8, 1996, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Organized
through the Intl. Soc. of Biometeorology. Will focus on the impact of weather
and climate variability on the biosphere. Session topics include application and
limitation of climate change scenarios, climate morbidity and mortality, and
adaptation. Contact Andrej Hocevar, Univ. Ljubljana, Jamnikarjeva 101,
Ljubljana, Slovenia (tel: 386 61 123 1161; fax: 386 61 123 1088; e-mail:
International Conference, Sep. 4-6, 1996, Como, Italy. Organized by the
Wessex Inst. Technol. Will present recent developments in, and implementation
of, environmental applications, and provide a connection between originators of
environmental software and possible users. Mathematical modeling, climatology,
remote sensing, and oceanography are among the topics. Contact Sue Owen, Wessex
Inst. Technol., Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst, Southampton S040 7AA, UK (tel: 44 0 1703
293223; fax: 44 0 1703 292853; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; intl. e-mail
Inventory: Key to Planning, Permits, Compliance and Reporting, Sep. 4-6,
1996, New Orleans, Louisiana. The sixth annual international conference,
sponsored by the Air & Waste Mgmt. Assoc. et al. Presented papers may also
be submitted for peer-reviewed publication in the Association's journals. Among
the numerous topics are emission projections and global climate emission issues.
Abstracts are due Mar. 15, 1996, to: Atly Brasher, Louisiana Dept.
Environ. Qual., POB 82135, Baton Rouge LA 70884 (tel: 504 765 0100). (See Environ.
Mgr., p. 49, Jan. 1996.)
Washington Summit on
Protection of the World's Climate, Sep. 4-6, 1996, Washington, D.C. Convened
by the Climate Institute, and co-sponsored by several major agencies and
organizations, to bring together an international group of climate experts,
policy makers, foundation and pension fund officials, and finance and
procurement decision makers. The heart of the event will be a symposium (Sep.
5-6), Shaping Markets and Financing to Achieve a Green Energy Revolution,
with a goal of stimulating the creation of a large risk pool of private venture
capital of investments in renewable energy and end-use efficiency. Three
workshops will also take place: a review of the Montreal Protocol's first nine
years; an examination of the IPCC's experience and proposals for future changes;
and an identification of practical strategies for speeding up the applications
of electric, hydrogen and other low emission vehicles. Contact Michele Pena, The
Climate Inst., 120 Maryland Ave. NE, Washington DC 20002 (tel: 202 547 0104;
fax: 202 547 0111; Internet: Climateinst@igc.apc.org).
Modeling of Environmental Change, Sep. 7-9, 1996, Toledo, Spain. The primary
themes include: paleohydrological approaches for understanding global change;
and response of extreme events to climate change. Contact G. Benito, GLOCOPH
'96, CSIC-Centro de Ciencias Medioambientales, Serrano 115 dpdo, 28006 Madrid,
Spain (fax: 34 1 564 08 00; e-mail: email@example.com).
International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Removal, Sep. 9-11, 1996,
Cambridge, Mass. Will address the latest advances in CO2 control technology,
including capture, disposal and utilization. Will also promote collaborations in
international research and development. Contact Anne Carbone, E-40-469 Energy
Lab., Mass. Inst. Technol., 1 Amherst St., Cambridge MA 02139 (tel: 617 253
8296; fax: 617 253 8013; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Governability, and Democracy: 21st Century Prospectives for the Environment,
Sep. 9-11, 1996, Abbaye de Fontevraud, France. Will review prospective research,
compare options and proposals for desirable futures in this field, and address
long-term environmental management in accordance with democracy. Contact M.J.
Theys, Ctr. Prospective et de Veille Scientifique, Tour Pascal B, DRAST, MATET,
92055 Paris La Défense Cedex 04, France (tel: 33 1 40 81 63 21; fax: 33 1
40 81 63 96).
Health Effects of
Ozone Depletion, Sep. 9-11, 1996, Hobart, Australia. Contact The Mezies
Foundation, 210 Clarendon St. E., Melbourne, VIC 3002, Australia (fax: 61 3 9417
Soils and Global
Change: Carbon Cycle, Trace Gas Exchange and Hydrology, Sep. 9-20, 1996,
Toulouse, France. A NATO Advanced Res. Inst. Contact E.A. Holland, NCAR, POB
3000, Boulder CO 80307 (fax: 303 497 1477; e-mail: email@example.com).
Climate Change Policy,
Risk Prioritization and U.S. Economic Growth, Sep. 11, 1996, Washington,
D.C. A proceedings will be published early in 1977. For details, contact the
sponsor: American Council for Capital Formation, Ctr. for Policy Research, 1750
K St. NW, #400, Washington DC 20006 (tel: 202 293 5811; fax: 202 785 8265;
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; WWW:
and Environmental Congress-IEEC/MECCA, Sep. 11-12, 1996, Milwaukee, Wisc.
Contact Assoc. Energy Eng., 4025 Pleasantdale Rd., S. 420, Atlanta GA 30340
(tel: 404 447 5083; fax: 404 446 3969).
Biogeochemistry: An International Workshop on Directions for Future Research,
Sep. 11-13, 1996, Reading, England. Sponsored by U.S. Dept. Energy et al. Will
review current understanding, identify outstanding scientific issues, define
industrial and environmental problems to be addressed, and determine future
research directions. Contact M. Coleman, Inst. Sedimentology, Univ. Reading, POB
227, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AB, UK (tel: 44 1734 316627; fax: 44 1734
310279; e-mail: email@example.com).
Ozone Symposium 96, Sep. 12-21, 1996, Rome Italy. Sponsored by the Intl.
Ozone Commission et al. Topics include recent developments in observational
techniques, model calculations, ozone-climate interactions. To submit an
abstract, contact R.D. Bojkov, World Meteor. Org., CP 2300, CH 1201, Geneva 2,
Switz. (fax: 41 22 7400984).
Seventh National Bioenergy Conference: Partnerships to Develop and Apply Biomass
Technologies, Sep. 15-19, 1996, Nashville, Tenn. (Update from Global Climate Change Digest,
Nov. 1995.) Sponsored by the Southeastern Regional Biomass Prog., and held
jointly with the Amer. Soc. of Agriculture Engineers Third Liquid Fuel
Conference. Will focus on success stories; papers dealing with industrial
applications will be given priority over research papers. The proceedings will
be available at registration. Abstracts are due Mar. 1, 1996. Contact
Phillip Badger, Southeast. Reg. Biomass Prog., TVA, CEB 3A, POB 1010, Muscle
Shoals AL 35662 (tel: 205 386 3086; fax: 205 386 2963). (See Environ.
Manager, p. 18, Dec. 1995.)
Conference, Sep. 16-17, 1996, Leeds, U.K. Will concentrate on improving
environmental performance in the European context, including transport and
energy issues. Contact ERP Environ., Conference Off., POB 75, Shipley, W.
Yorkshire BD17 6EZ, UK (tel: 44 1274 530 408; fax: 44 1274 530 409).
Relevance to World Margins Stability and Climatic Change, Sep. 18-20, 1996,
Gent, Belgium. The first workshop on MASTER (MArgin STability and Environmental
Record). Will foster concerted research on marine slides and on the flux of
greenhouse gases from the sea floor to the atmosphere in key areas of the world
oceans, including active and passive margins and confined and semi-confined
basins. Sep. 18 will be a tutorial day with overview presentations. The
workshop, Sep. 19-20, will feature oral and poster presentations. One-page
abstracts are due Aug. 1, 1996, to: CORSAIRES Office, RCMG, Marine Geol.
Group, Univ. Gent, Krijgslaan 281 S8, B-9000 Gent, Belg. (tel: 32 9 2644594;
fax: 32 9 2644967; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
An Era of New National
Priorities: Implications for Scientific and Technical Human Resources, Sep.
19-20, 1996, Washington, D.C. Sponsored by Amer. Geophys. Union, Assoc. of Amer.
Medical Colleges et al. Session topics include global science and technology.
Contact CPST, 1200 New York Ave. NW, #390, Washington DC 20005 (tel: 202 326
7080; fax: 202 842 1603).
2000-Then What? The
13th International Clean Air and Environment Conference, Sep. 22-25, 1996,
Adelaide, S. Australia. Sponsored by CASANZ (Clean Air Soc. of Aust. & N.
Zealand). Departing from past programs, the 1996 conference has been expanded to
include the issues and technical and non-technical solutions relating to the
wider environment. These are some of the session topics: international
cooperation, global warming, ozone destruction, environmental politics, and
environmental regulation. For information about submitting oral or poster papers
contact Hartly Mgmt. Group, POB 2167, Kent Town, S. Australia 5071, Australia
(tel: 61 8 361 2220; fax: 61 8 364 0031; e-mail: email@example.com).
Ecological Conference, Sep. 22-28, 1996, Voronezh, Russia. Will facilitate
the main recommendations arising from the 1992 Earth Summit. Contact Bettie
Marshall, Conferences Programs, Kansas State Univ., 254 College Ct., Manhattan
KS 66506 (tel: 913 532 5575; fax: 913 532 5637; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Climate Change and
Human Health in the Asia/Pacific, Sep. 23-24, 1996, Canberra, Australia.
Contact Venue Marketing Service, POB 403, Caringbah, NSW 2229, Sydney, Australia
(tel: 61 2 540 5534; fax: 61 2 540 4246).
Climate Change Conference, Sep. 26, 1996, Ottawa, Ont., Canada. Contact the
sponsor: Alliance for Responsible Environmental Alternatives, attn. Tom Vant,
1840 Manulife Pl., 10180-101 St., Edmonton AB T5I 3S4, Can. (tel: 403 944 0695;
fax: 403 441 9849).
Development in India: Expanding Opportunities and Prospects for U.S. Industries,
Sep. 30, 1996, Washington, D.C. Contact TERI (Tata Energy Res. Inst.), 1600
Wilson Blvd., #500, Arlington VA 22209 (tel: 703 841 1136; fax: 703 243 1865;
Town Hall Meetings on
Climate Change, October 1996, San Francisco, Calif. and Seattle, Wash.
Continues a series that brings experts together with the public and the press to
discuss recent scientific and policy viewpoints, including those of local
interest. Contact the Environ. Info. Ctr., 1400 16th St. NW, #330, Washington DC
20036 (tel: 202 797 6500).
The Second Australian
Conference on Agricultural Meteorology-The Impact of Weather and Climate on
Agriculture, Oct. 1-4, 1996, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Topics include
managing for climate variability, and adapting to climate change. Contact Gloria
Bedson (tel: 61 3 9669 4401; e-mail: G.Bedson@bom.gov.au).
Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment for the 21st Century, Oct.
2-4, 1996, Barcelona, Spain. Contact Paula Doughty Young, Wessex Inst. Technol.,
Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst, Southampton SO40 7AA, UK (tel: 44 1 703 293223; fax: 44
1 703 292853).
Meteorological Society Workshop on Meteorological Research Applications and
Services, Oct. 7-11, 1996, Mombasa, Kenya. Organized by the Kenya Meteor.
Soc. et al. One of the objectives is to encourage regional cooperation in
meteorological and environmental issues. Topics include weather and climate
prediction, climate change and modeling, meteorology and food security, climate
and agriculture. Contact S.W. Mechemi, Kenya Meteor. Dept., POB 30259, Nairobi,
Kenya (tel: 254 2 567880; fax: 254 2 567888; e-mail: email@example.com).
Chesapeake Bay at the
Crossroads, Oct. 18-19, 1996, Chestertown, Maryland. Climate Change poses a
serious potential threat to this important ecosystem from sea level rise and
changing water temperatures and salinity. This conference will bring together
state and local legislators, citizens and researchers to discuss the potential
impacts. Breakout sessions on the second day will address implications for
agriculture, interactions with population growth and development, and the
wetlands controversy, and include a workshop for educators. Contact Michele
Pena, Climate Inst., 120 Maryland Ave. NE, Washington DC 20002 (tel: 202 547
0104; fax: 202 547 0111; Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Conference on Ozone Protection Technologies: Stratospheric Ozone Protection for
the 90s, Oct. 21-23, 1996, Washington, D.C. Previously called The
International CFC and Halon Alternatives Conference. Contact Heather Tardel,
Ozone Conference, POB 236, Frederick MD 21701 (tel: 301 695 3762; fax: 301 695
Fifth Session of the
Ad Hoc Group on the Berlin Mandate, Oct, 21-25, 1996, Geneva, Switz. Contact
UNFCCC Interim Secretariat, Geneva Exec. Ctr., 11-13 Chemin des Anémones,
1219 Châtelaine, Geneva, Switz. (tel: 41 22 979 9111; fax: 41 22 979 9034;
Energy Projects, Oct. 22-23, 1996, Washington, D.C. Contact Chris
DeChaine, 1525 Wilson Blvd., #1200, Arlington VA 22209; tel: 703 243 4905, ext.
Symposium-Prospects for Integrated Environmental Assessment: Lessons Learnt from
the Case of Climate Change, Oct. 24-26, 1996, Toulouse, France. Sponsored by
the European Commission et al. Contact MEDIAS-FRANCE, CNES, Bpi 2102, 18 ave.
Edouard-Belin, 31055 Toulouse Cedex, France.
Conference on Boreal Forests: Depending on Trees-Sustainability in the Northern
Forests, Oct. 24-29, 1996, Kuusamo, Finland. Contact Kaisa Raitio, Finnish
Nature League, POB 226, 00151 Helsinki, Finland (tel: 358 0 630 300; fax: 358 0
630 414; e-mail: email@example.com).
Congress (World '96): Promoting the Science, Technology and Business of the
Environment, Oct. 26-29, 1996, Cincinnati, Ohio. Sponsored by Air &
Waste Management Assoc., UNEP et al. Designed for those involved in research,
development, demonstration and commercialization of innovative environmental
technologies. Will include invited and contributed lectures and oral and poster
presentations from leading world experts and others. To submit an abstract,
or for information contact Hussain Al-Ekabi, Sci. & Technology
Integration Inc., UWO Res. Pk. (#110), 100 Collip Circ., London ON N6G 4X8, Can.
(tel: 519 858 5055; fax: 519 858 5056; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
North American Conference of the United States Association for Energy Economics
and the International Association of Energy Economics, Oct. 27-30, 1996,
Boston, Mass. Contact Intl. Assoc. for Energy Econ., 28790 Chagrin Blvd., S.
210, Cleveland OH 44122 (fax: 216 464 2737).
21st Annual Climate
Diagnosis and Prediction Workshop, Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 1996, Huntsville,
Alabama. Sponsored by NOAA et al. Will primarily address research in prediction
and diagnostic studies of climate by focusing on such topics as interannual and
interdecadal variability and the use of satellite data. Contact James Laver,
Clim. Predict. Ctr., W/NP5 Washington DC 20233 (fax: 301 763 8395; e-mail:
email@example.com). (See Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., p. 1912,
Water Resources and
Environmental Research: Towards the 21st Century, Oct. 29-31, 1996, Kyoto,
Japan. Will present tools to enable water resource planners to tackle future
environmental problems. Contact S. Ikebuchi, Water Resour. Res. Ctr., Kyoto
Univ., Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611, Japan (tel/fax: 81 774 32 3093; e-mail:
Symposium on Ocean Disposal of Carbon Dioxide, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 1996, Tokyo,
Japan. Sponsored by the New Energy and Industrial Technology and Development
Council and IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Program. Contact Ichiro Hayashi, Global
Environ. Technol. Dept., NEDO, Sunshine 60, 29F, 1-1,3-chomes,
Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170, Japan (tel: 81 3 3987 9368; fax: 81 3
of Biomass for Energy, Nov. 4-5, 1996, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands.
Will focus on evaluating the environmental impacts of energy crop production,
particularly in Europe. Contact Joke Okhuizen, CLM Ctr. for Agriculture &
Environ., POB 10015, 3505 AA Utrecht, Neth. (tel: 31 30 2441301; fax: 31 30
Networks for Environmental Information: Bridging the Gap Between Knowledge and
Application, Nov. 4-7, 1996, Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Sponsored by the
Eco-Informa Foundation, Epcot Sci. & Technol. et al. A call for papers has
been issued. Topics include global environmental data banks, environmental
applications of global electronic communications, environmental applications of
remote sensing, global environmental change, and adaptation/mitigation
strategies and techniques. Contact Robert Rogers, ERIM, POB 134001, Ann Arbor MI
48113 (tel: 313 994 1200; fax: 313 994 5123; WWW:
Also: Eco-Informa Foundation, Univ. Bayreuth, Germany, D-95440 (tel: 49 921 552
19th World Energy
Engineering Congress, and Environmental Technology Conference and Expo,
Nov. 6-8, 1996, Atlanta, Ga. The preliminary program includes sessions on
climate-wise initiatives and on biomass energy systems. Pre-register by Oct. 18.
Contact Assoc. Energy Eng., 4025 Pleasantdale Rd., #420, Atlanta GA 30340 (tel:
770 447 5083; fax: 770 446 3969).
Chinese BAHC [Biospheric
Aspects of the Hydrologic Cycle] Workshop, Nov. 10-12, 1996, Beijing,
China. The IGBP Core Project and the Chinese Working Group on BAHC are convening
this workshop to synthesize scientific findings that emphasize China and to aid
in planning a large scale experiment around the northeast China transect. Abstracts
in English are due Sep. 1, 1996. Obtain information from Changming Liu,
Dept. Hydrol., Inst. Geog., CAS, Bldg. 917, Datun Rd., Anwai, Beijing, 100101
China (tel: 86 10 6491 4289; fax: 86 10 6491 1844); or from Michael Fosberg,
BAHC Core Project Off., Potsdam Inst. for Clim. Impact Res., POB 601203, 14412
Potsdam, Ger. (tel: 49 331 288 2543; fax: 49 331 288 2547; e-mail:
Workshop on Assessment
of Greenhouse Gas Emission Mitigation Measures and Options, Nov. 12-15,
1996, Beijing, China. (This conference was originally scheduled for September
1996). Ron Benioff, U.S. Country Studies Prog., MS-PO-63, 1000 Independence Ave.
SW, Washington DC 20585 (tel: 202 426 0011; fax: 202 426 1540; e-mail:
World Food Summit,
Nov. 13-17, 1996, Rome, Italy. Sponsored by the U.N. Food and Agricultural
Organization to seek commitment to a policy statement and a plan of action to
eradicate hunger. Contact World Food Summit Secretariat, FAO Headquarters, Viale
delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy (fax: 39 6 5225 5249; e-mail:
Atmospheric Change and North American Transportation, Nov. 17-20, 1996,
Irvine, Calif. Will examine the contribution of transport to atmospheric changes
and discuss policies for curbing emissions from transport. Contact William
Sprigg, Board on Atmos. Sci. & Clim. (HA466), Natl. Res. Council, 2101
Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC 20418 (tel: 202 334 3515; fax: 202 334 3825;
The North Atlantic
Ocean Currents, Climate, Weather and Environment Conference, Nov. 18-20,
1996, Copenhagen, Denmark. Contact Erik Buch, Royal Danish Administration of
Navigation, Overgaden o Vandet 62B, 1023 Copenhagen K, Denmark.
Eighth Conference of
the Parties to the Montreal Protocol, Nov. 18-29, 1996, San Jose, Costa
Rica. Contact K.M. Sarma, Ozone Secretariat, UNEP, POB 30552, Nairobi, Kenya
(tel: 254 2 623 885; fax: 254 2 521 930; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Clean Air '96:
Building Business Opportunities with Emerging Clean Air Technologies, the Second
North American Conference and Exhibition, Nov. 20-22, 1996, Orlando, Fla.
Organized by the Air & Waste Mgmt. Assoc. et al. Papers should focus on
either business or technical themes in topics including climate change
prevention and stratospheric ozone. Contact Andy Miller, AEERL, MD-65, US EPA,
Res. Triangle Pk. NC 27711 (tel: 919 541 2920; fax: 919 541 0554; e-mail:
email@example.com). (See Environ. Manager, p. 14, Dec.
A Place for Ecology?, Nov. 24-27, 1996, Heidelberg, Ger. The fifth
international conference of the Greening of Industry Network; will include a
workshop on joint implementation. Contact Greening of Industry Conference, Günter
Liesegang, IUWA, Tiergartenstr. 17, 69121 Heidelberg, Ger., (tel: 49 6221 487
660; fax: 49 6221 487 683; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Conference of the African Meteorological Society on Meteorology and Sustainable
Development in Africa, Nov. 25-28, 1996, Rabat, Morocco. Conducted in
English and French. These are among the aims of the conference: diagnosis of
recent weather and climate; reviews of recent development in weather and climate
prediction; presentations of recent developments in applications of meteorology,
especially regarding sustainable development. Contact Executive Secy., African
Meteor. Soc., POB 30259, Nairobi, Kenya (tel: 254 2 567 880, ext. 2083; fax: 254
2 567 888). (See Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., p. 1912, Aug. 1996.)
First SPARC General
Assembly, Dec. 2-6, 1996, Melbourne, Australia. SPARC (Stratospheric
Processes and Their Role in Climate) is a project of the World Climate
Research Program. Contact SPARC 96, CRC for SH Meteor., Bldg. 70, Monash Univ.,
Clayton, Vic. 3168, Australia. (e-mail: email@example.com). Or
contact SPARC Off., CNRS, BP 3, 91371 Verrières Le Buisson CEDEX, France
(tel: 33 1 64 47 43 15; fax: 33 1 69 20 29 99; Internet:
Conference on Natural and Technical Coastal Hazards, Dec. 2-6, 1996,
Tirupati, India. Sponsored by several organizations including the Intl. Soc. for
the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards, and the IAPSO Commission on
Natural Marine Hazards. Abstracts are due May 30, 1996, to both contacts:
C. Rajasekara Murthy, McMaster Univ., POB 5050, Burlington, ON L7R 4A6, Can.
(fax: 905 336 4989); and K.L. Narasimha Rao, Dept. Geol., Sri Venkateswara
Univ., Tirupati 517 502, AP, India (fax: 91 8574 24111). (See GeoJournal,
p. 312, Nov. 1995.)
Improving Energy Efficiency in China, Dec. 3-4, 1996, Beijing, China.
Organized by the Intl. Energy Agency, the Chinese State Planning Commission et
al. An invitation-only event that will address coal, transportation and
renewables. Contact Mehmet Ogutcu, IEA (tel: 33 1 452 41611).
Symposium on HCFC Alternative Refrigerants '96, Dec. 5-6, 1996, Kobe, Japan.
Contact HCFC Conference, Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Takakyu Bldg. 7F, 19
Matsunaga-cho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101, Japan (tel: 81 3 3253 6131; fax: 81
3 3255 7128).
Controlling Carbon and
Sulphur: International Investment and Trading Initiatives, Dec. 5-6, 1996,
London, U.K. The eleventh in the series organized by the Royal Institute of
International Affairs et al. Will explore the experience and continuing
developments in policies for controlling sulfur emissions and present the latest
developments in climate change negotiations and CO2 joint implementation
initiatives. Will also debate the evolution and impacts of sulfur controls and
the lessons these may hold for implementing CO2 controls. Some academic and
reduced registration fees are available. Contact Julia Thomas, Conference Unit,
Royal Inst. Intl. Affairs, 10 St. James's Sq., London SW1Y 4LE, UK (tel: 44 171
957 5700; fax: 44 171 321 2045; WWW: http://www.riia.org).
Global Climate Change:
Meeting Post-2000 Emissions Targets and Timetables, Dec. 5-6, 1996,
Arlington, Virginia. Organized by Global Climate Change Digest and the Center for Environmental
Information, and sponsored by the Electric Power Research Institute and the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency. Will consist of four sessions: (1) the U.S.
commitment to legally binding objectives; (2) criteria that drive decisions on a
climate change protocol (economics, non-market impacts, ecosystem adaptation,
health impacts); (3) alternative structures for meeting targets (joint
implementation, tradeable permits, challenges for developing countries); and (4)
U.S. implementation of a greenhouse gas reduction strategy. Contact CEI, 50 West
Main St., Rochester NY 14614 (tel: 716 262 2870; fax: 716 262 4156; e-mail:
Fifth Session of the
Ad Hoc Group on the Berlin Mandate, Dec. 9-18, 1996, Geneva, Switz. (For the
Sixth Session, see entry for Feb. 24, 1997, below.) The Subsidiary Body
on Scientific and Technical Advice and the Ad Hoc Group on Article 13 will meet.
Contact UNFCCC Secretariat, POB 260124, D-53153 Bonn, Ger. (tel: 49 228 815
1000; fax: 49 228 815 1999; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Data Analysis Symposium and Workshop, Dec. 10-12, 1996, Norfolk, Virginia.
Will focus on data from the 1995 summer study of NARSTO (North American Research
Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone). This study looked at the spatial and temporal
extent of ozone and its precursors as a combined function of meteorological
conditions and the location of industrial, urban and biogenic emissions. Contact
Cristine Lillie, Conferences, Electric Power Res. Inst., POB 10412, Palo Alto CA
94303 (tel: 415 855 2010; fax: 415 855 2041; e-mail: email@example.com).
SSN Energy Day 1996:
Is There a Large-Scale Future for Biomass Energy in Industrialized Countries,
Dec. 11, 1996, Stockholm, Swed. Contact Suzanne Rothschild-Lundin (tel: 46 8 453
99 77; fax: 46 8 24 22 44).
Union 1996 Fall Meeting, Dec. 15-19, 1996, San Francisco, Calif. Special
sessions announced so far will cover topics such as North Atlantic variability
and global climate; nonlinearity and low frequency variation in the climate
system; North American drought-long term variability and causes. Abstracts
are due Sep. 11 to: Amer. Geophys. Union, 2000 Florida Ave. NW, Washington
DC 20009 (tel: 800 966 2481, 202 462 6900; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org;
WWW: http://www.agu.org). (See Eos,
pp. 248-249, June 25, 1996.)
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