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Ulisses Azeiteiro orienta sessão na 22nd International Sustainable Development Research Conference | Convite à submissão de resumos

Ulisses Azeiteiro, do Centro de Ecologia Funcional vai orientar uma sessão na 22ª Conferência Internacional de Investigação para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável, a decorrer de 13 a 15 de Julho de 2016, em Lisboa.

A sessão denominada "Climate change adaptation strategies (preparing for sea level rise, flooding and droughts)" vai abordar os assuntos emergentes relacionados com as alterações climáticas e tecnologias de adaptação, com foco no aumento do nível do mar, secas e inundações.

"Consistent with the need for more cross-sectoral interactions among the various stakeholders working in the field of climate change adaptation, the aims of the "Track 3c Climate change adaptation strategies (preparing for sea level rise, flooding and droughts)" are as follows:

  • to provide research institutions, researchers, universities, NGOs and enterprises all round the world with an opportunity to display and present their works in the field of climate change adaptation;
  • to foster the exchange of information, ideas and experiences acquired in the execution of climate change adaptation projects, especially successful initiatives and good practice;
  • to discuss methodological approaches and experiences deriving from case studies and projects, which aim to show how the principles of climate change adaptation may be implemented in practice;
  • to network the participants and provide a platform so they can explore possibilities for cooperation and recommend political and social-cultural strategies for mitigate, adapt and prevent the impacts of climate change to human and environmental health (namely focused on how sea level rise, flooding and droughts affects communities) providing in new methods and tools to reduce risks and to increase resilience to climate change."

Está aberta a submissão de abstracts, nas seguintes áreas:

  • research on adaptation strategies
  • projects showcasing adaptation strategies and initiatives
  • case studies at the regional, local and community level
  • environment, economic, social and health determinants of climate change adaptation

Mais informações na página da sessão.