Drought - Past and Future

ANUWI Conference 2008

1415th November, ANU, Canberra

Date & Time:

Friday 14th November (9am to 6pm)

Saturday 15th November (9am to 1pm)

Venue: The Hedley Bull Centre, Australian National University
              (Bldg 130, next to the Coombs Building - Extension, see ANU map)
Registration: ANUWI Administrator – Noel Chan

Conference Program:

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This conference is the first stage of The Climate Risk Project * and an international study funded by the ANU Water Initiative (ANUWI) that will compare drought management and planning for climate change in the world's southern and northern temperate zones - southern Australia, southern Africa, southwest US, the Mediterranean rim (Portugal, Spain and Turkey), northern China and South America. The conference will present some of the work relevant to the Australian region and discuss the themes to be investigated in the larger project.


To attend the conference, please RSVP to Noel Chan at: - noel.chan@anu.edu.au by 12th November 2008 and indicate whether you will attend both Friday and/or Saturday conference.

Kings Canyon, Northern Territory
By Pierre-Marie Assimon


* The Climate Risk Project is also being supported through a National Water Commission fellowship awarded to Daniel Connell.