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A chronological list of all 1995 events that have appeared in the calendar
listings of the Global Climate Change Digest.
The Jehuda Neumann
Memorial Symposium on Mesoscale Models and Climate History, Jan. 4-6, 1995,
Jerusalem, Israel. Topics include climate history, and climate change and
weather modification. Contact P. Alpert, Dept. Geophys., Tel Aviv Univ., Tel
Aviv 69978, Israel (tel: 972 3 640 8274; fax: 972 3 640 9282); or R.P. Pearce,
Dept. Meteor., Univ. Reading, Reading RG6 2AU, UK (tel: 44 734 875 123; fax: 44
734 352 604).
Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Jan. 15-20, 1995, Dallas, Texas.
Contact AMS, 45 Beacon St., Boston MA 02108 (617-227-2425), or see Bull.
Amer. Meteor. Soc., p. 2459 ff., Dec. 1993 for details.
Ninth Conference on
Applied Climatology, Jan. 15-20, 1995, Dallas, Texas. Abstracts due June
1 to Ellen Cooter, NOAA/ARL, Research Triangle Pk. NC 27711 (tel:
919-541-1334; fax: 919-541-3615).
Sixth Symposium on
Global Change Studies, Jan. 15-20, 1995, Dallas, Texas. Abstracts due
June 1 to Eric Barron, Prog. Chair, 248 Deike Bldg., Pennsylvania State
Univ., Univ. Pk. PA 16802 (tel: 814-865-1619; fax: 814-865-3191).
Fourth Conference on
Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, Jan. 15-20, 1995, Dallas, Texas. Abstracts
due June 1 to Judith Curry, Prog. Chair, Campus Box 311, Univ. Colorado,
Boulder CO 80309 (tel: 303-492-5733; fax: 303-492-2825).
AMS Conference on
Cloud Physics, Jan. 15-20, 1995, Dallas, Texas.
Abstracts due June 1 to Harry T. Ochs, Illinois State Water Surv., 2204
Griffith Dr., Champaign IL 61820 (tel: 217-333-4964; fax: 217-333-6540).
Hydrology, Jan. 15-20, 1995, Dallas, Texas. Abstracts due June 1;
contact William Kustas, Hydrol. Lab., USDA-ARS, Bldg. 007 BARC-WEST, Beltsville
MD 20705 (tel: 301-504-8498; fax: 301-504-8931).
Symposium on the
Regulation of Sea Surface Temperatures and Warming of the Tropical
Ocean-Atmosphere System, Jan. 15-20,. 1995, Dallas, Texas. Organized by the
Scientific Steering Committee of the Central Equatorial Pacific Experiment
(CEPEX). Concurrent with the Amer. Meteor. Soc. 75th Annual Meeting. Two
days will cover CEPEX; other topics include tropical response to greenhouse
gases; and super greenhouse effect and water vapor feedback. Abstracts are
due June 1 to: V. Ramanathan, Scripps Inst. Oceanog., 9500 Gilman Dr., 0221,
La Jolla CA 92093 (tel: 619-534-8815; fax: 619-534-4922; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Atmospheric Sciences Entering the 21st Century, Jan. 17, 1995, Dallas,
Texas. In this newly announced session of the 75th annual meeting of the
American Meteorological Society, the National Research Council Board on
Atmospheric Sciences and Climate will give an assessment and seek suggestions
concerning the major scientific problems, research objectives, experimental
programs and policy issues that should be considered in setting future
directions for atmospheric sciences. The session is organized by John Dutton,
Dept. Meteor., Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Pk. PA 16802 (tel: 814-865-1534).
Circulation of the
Intra-Americas Sea, Jan. 22-27, 1995, La Parguera, Puerto Rico. To advance
understanding in predicting ocean circulation and its effect on the atmosphere
and hydrological cycle through cooperative and joint studies in the Americas.
Abstract deadline Oct. 1. Contact Amer. Geophys. Union, Meetings Dept.,
2000 Florida Ave. NW, Washington DC 20009 (tel: 202-462-6900; fax:
GCTE Open Workshop on
Soil Biology and Global Change, Jan. 30-Feb. 2, 1995, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Contact Sten Struwe, Dept. Gen. Microbiol., Univ. Copenhagen, Solvgade 8311,
DK-1307 Copenhagen K, Den. (fax: +45 35 32 20 40).
R'95, Feb. 1-4,
1995, Geneva, Switz. A conference and trade fair on integrated resources
management that will strike a balance among science, industry and legislation to
ensure interdisciplinary problem solving. A preliminary program is available
from: R'95, Orgexpo, POB 112, CH-1218, Grand Sacconex/Geneva, Switz. (tel: 41
22/761 11 11).
Frontiers '95: Fifth
Symposium on the Frontiers of Massively Parallel Computation, Feb. 6-9,
1995, McLean, Va. Sponsored by NASA et al. Poster session deadline is Nov.
1, 1994. Contact J. Saltz, Univ. Maryland, College Pk. MD 20742 (e-mail:
Coastal Change '95,
Feb. 6-10, 1995, Bordeaux, France. Has the theme: coastal change--past, present
and future. Contact Gilles Roulland, 2 pl. Bourse, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France
(tel: +33-56-51-2092; fax: +33-56-48-2819).
OUTLOOK 95, Feb.
7-9, 1995, Canberra, Australia. The 25th anniversary conference, convened by
ABARE (Australian Bur. Agric. & Resour. Econ.), with sponsorship of Apple
Computer et al., will be a comprehensive forum for discussing Australia's
commodity sector. Major sessions will include one on climate change. Contact
OUTLOOK 95, ABARE, GPO 1563, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia (tel:
616-272-2000; fax: 616-272-2001).
Workshop on the Manage-ment of Carbon in Tropical Soils Under Global Change,
Feb. 7-11, 1995, Nairobi, Kenya. Contact John Ingram, Dept. Plant Sci., Univ.
Oxford, S. Parks Rd., OX1 3RB, UK (tel: +44 865 275 079; fax: +44 865 275 060).
OUTLOOK 95, Feb.
7-9, 1995, Canberra, Australia. The 25th anniversary conference, convened by
ABARE (Australian Bur. Agric. & Resour. Econ.), with sponsorship of Apple
Computer et al., will be a comprehensive forum for discussing Australia's
commodity sector. Major sessions will include one on climate change. Contact
OUTLOOK 95, ABARE, GPO 1563, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia (tel:
616-272-2000; fax: 616-272-2001).
Energy Efficiency and
the Global Environment: Industrial Competitiveness and Sustainability, Feb.
8-9, 1995, Newport Beach, Calif. Sponsored by So. Calif. Edison Co. and EPRI.
Contact Marcia Littell, Synergic Resour. Corp., 111 Presidential Blvd., S. 127,
Bala Cynwyd PA 19004 (tel: 610-667-2160; fax: 610-667-5593).
Africa and Global
Change: From Space-Based Observation to Modeling --A Contribution to Sustainable
Development, Feb. 13-25, 1995, Nairobi, Kenya. A MEDIAS International
School. Contact J.H. Kinuthia, Kenya Meteor. Dept., POB 30259, Nairobi, Kenya
(tel: +254-2-567880; fax: +254-2-567888).
Annual Meeting, Front
Range Branch (Amer. Geophys. Union), Feb. 13-14, 1995, Fort Collins, Colo. A
special session on scientific issues in developing countries will cover
biodiversity, global change, natural hazards. For information or to submit
an abstract, contact AGU Front Range Branch, Rush Services, 3300 Arapahoe
Ave., S. 217, Boulder CO 80303 (tel: 303-443-8489; fax: 303-444-1273; e-mail:
Energy and the
Environment: Application of Geosciences to Decision Making, Feb. 13-16,
1995, Washington, D.C. The 1995 U.S. Geological Survey McKelvey Forum. Among the
issues are energy resources of the future, impact on the atmosphere of the
natural occurrence of oil, gas and coal, energy effects of energy resource
development. A feature will be a panel discussion of the impacts of future
energy resources on the environment. Contact USGS, POB 25046, MS 934, Denver CO
80225 (tel: 303-236-5769; fax: 303-236-8822; e-mail:
International Exhibition of Software for Environmental Science and Engineering,
Mar. 2-3, 1995, Como, Italy. Contact G. Guariso, Dept. Electronics & Info.,
Politecnico di Milano, Via Ponzio 34/5, 20133 Milano, Italy (tel: 02 2399 3560;
fax: 02 2399 3587; e-mail: email@example.com).
Biomass Burning and
Global Change, Mar. 13-17, 1995, Williamsburg, Va. An American Geophysical
Union Chapman Conference. Among the topics are measurements from space;
geographical and temporal distributions of biomass burning; gaseous and
particulate emissions; impacts on atmospheric chemistry and climate; burning as
global sources of bromine and chlorine in the stratosphere; modeling the
impacts; history and future; social, economical and political implications. Abstracts
are due Nov. 23, 1994, to: AGU Meetings Dept., Biomass Burning (address
Symposium on Assimilation of Observations in Meteorology and Oceanography,
Mar. 15-17, 1995, Tokyo, Japan. sponsored by the World Meteorological
Organization et al. A two-day course, Mar. 13-14, will precede the conference.
Abstracts are due Oct. 15, 1994, to: M. Ghil, c/o K. Ide, Dept. Atmos.
Sci., UCLA, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles CA 90024 (fax: 310-206-3051; e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org). Obtain registration information from Secretary-General,
WMO, 41 av G. Motta, CP 2300, CH-1211, Geneva 2, Switz. See Bull. Amer.
Meteor. Soc., p. 1558, Aug.
NATO Advanced Research
Workshop on Processes of Chemical Exchange Between the Atmosphere and Polar Snow,
Mar. 19-23, 1995, Il Ciocco, Tuscany, Italy. Contact Eric Wolff, Brit. Antarctic
Surv., High Cross, Madingley Rd., Cambridge CB3 0ET, UK (tel: 44 (0) 223 61188;
fax: 44 (0) 223 62616; e-mail: email@example.com).
Workshop, Urban CO2 Reduction Project, Mar. 20-23, 1995, Bologna, Italy.
Contact Intl. Council for Local Environ. Initiatives (ICLEI), City Hall (8th
Fl., East Tower), Toronto ON M5H 2N2, Can. (tel: 416 392 1462; fax: 416 392
GEMI '95: Environment
and Sustainable Development--Making It Happen, Mar. 22-23, 1995, Arlington,
Va. Sponsored by GEMI (Global Environmental Management Institute), a coalition
of 28 companies dedicated to fostering environmental excellence in business.
Will highlight five areas of corporate environmental leadership: partnerships,
product design, eco-nomics, energy, and health and safety. Registration fees
range from $550 to $1000. Also will host workshops on communications (Mar.
20-21) and TQEM (Mar. 21). Contact GEMI '95, c/o JT&A Inc., 1000 Connecticut
Ave. NW, S. 802, Washington DC 20036 (tel: 800-726-4853; 202-429-0776; fax:
Inter-actions (OAII)/Arctic System Science (ARCSS) Biological Initiative in the
Arctic: Shelf-Basin Interactions Workshop, Mar. 23-25, 1995, Townsend, Tenn.
Sponsored by the Natl. Sci. Foundation and intended to develop a
community-based, prior-itized research plan for integrating studies of the
physical and biogeochemical interactions of the Arctic Ocean shelves and basin.
Will emphasize biogeochemical cycles and global climate change. Contact J.M.
Grebmeier, Grad. Prog. in Ecology, Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville TN 37996 (tel:
615-974-2592; fax: 615-974-3067; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mar. 26-30, 1995, Washington, D.C. 25th annual conference of the Amer. Wind
Energy Assoc. (122 C St. NW, 4th Fl., Washington DC 20001).
Information Exchange Program Conference, Mar. 27, 1995, Berlin, Ger. Will
improve the availability of information on country activities. Contact UNFCCC
Interim Secretariat, Geneva Exec. Ctr., 11-13 Chemin des An?mones, 1219
Ch?telaine, Geneva, Switz. (tel: +41 22 979 9111; fax: +41 22 979 9034;
e-mail: email@example.com). (Note: Attendance at most official
meetings in connection with the Climate Convention are by invitation only.)
Sustainable Development Research Conference, Mar. 27-28, 1995, Manchester,
U.K. Topics include international relations, using information technology for
planning and monitoring, economic policy instruments, education, and
implementation of Agenda 21. Contact ERP Environ., POB 75, Shipley, W. Yorkshire
BD17 6EZ, UK (tel: 44 0 274 530 408; fax: 44 0 274 530 409).
Leaders' Summit on Climate Change, Mar. 27-29, 1995, Berlin, Ger. Municipal
leaders will present successful strategies and initiatives for climate
protection to national leaders, and will discuss these strategies as they relate
to the Framework Convention on Climate Change. Contact Intl. Council for Local
Environ. Initiatives (ICLEI), Intl. Training Ctr., European Secretariat,
Eschholzstr. 86, D-79115 Freiberg, Ger.
Research Satellite Science Team Meeting, Mar. Sponsored by NASA. A
semiannual 28-30, 1995, Pasadena, Calif. meeting for researchers using UARS
measurements. Contact K.A. Wolfe, Computer Sci. Corp., 10110 Aerospace Rd.,
Lanham-Seabrook MD 20706 (tel: 301-794-1886; fax: 301-794-7745; e-mail:
First Conference of
the Parties to the Framework on Climate Change, Mar. 28-Apr. 7, 1995,
Berlin, Ger. Contact UNFCC Interim Secretariat (address immed. above).
TOGA 95, Apr. 2-7,
1995, Melbourne, Australia. TOGA (Tropical Ocean-Global Atmosphere Program) is a
component of the World Climate Research Program. This conference, to mark TOGA's
Dec. 1994 completion, will review and evaluate the scientific achievements;
determine the extent to which the objectives were met; and discuss future
directions. Abstracts are due Oct. 3, 1994, to: TOGA 95 Secretary, Bur.
Meteor. Res. Ctr., GPO Box 1289K, Melbourne, Vic. 3001, Australia (tel: 61 3 669
4046; fax: 61 3 669 4660; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Sixth Global
Warming International Conference, Apr. 3-6, 1995; Executive Workshop on
Industrial Technology and Greenhouse Gas Emission, Apr. 4-5; San Francisco,
Calif. Participating organizations include SUPCON, the World Bank, EPRI, and
governmental agencies worldwide. Sessions will cover: energy and natural
resource management; international coordination; global warming and climate
change; international law and policy making; global warming and public health;
remote sensing; and state and local government. Abstracts are due Nov. 15,
1994, to: Prog. Committee, Global Warming Conf., POB 5275, Woodridge IL
605177 (tel: 708-910-1551; fax: 708-910-1561). Space is limited.
XX General Assembly of
the European Geophysical Society, Apr. 3-7, 1995, Hamburg, Ger. Sessions
will cover such topics as aerosols and climate change, hydrological hazards and
climate change, ocean circulation, remote sensing and modeling of ocean
phenomena, stratospheric and tropospheric heterogeneous processes, and glacier
fluctuations. The abstract deadline may have passed. Contact Eur.
Geophys. Soc., Postfach 49, Max-Planck Str. 1, 37189 Katlenburt-Lindau, Ger.
(tel: +49-5556-1440; fax: +49-5556-4709; internet: egs@linax1.-dnet.gwdg.de).
(See Eos, pp. 495-496, Oct. 19, 1994.
International Climate Protection Fair, Apr. 4-7, 1995, Berlin, Ger. Contact
KLIMA, Postfach 150102, D-10663, Berlin, Ger. (tel: 49 30 23 145970; fax: 49 30
Recovery, Reuse, Alternatives and New Legislation, Apr. 5-6, 1995, Las
Vegas, Nev. A course for those implementing plans for complying with new CFC
regulations. Contact Assoc. Energy Eng., 4025 Pleasantdale Rd., S. 410, Atlanta
GA 30340 (tel: 404 447 5083, ext. 210; fax: 410 446 3969).
Retrospectives and Visions, Apr. 5-6, 1995, Washington, D.C. The fifth
conference in the series, Earth Observations and Global Change Decision
Making: A National Partnership, being held in honor of the 25th anniversary
of Earth Day. An international group of environmental science and policy experts
will give a broad view of what we have learned and what to expect about global
change. Contact Robert Rogers, ERIM Conferences, POB 134001, Ann Arbor MI 48113
(tel: 313-994-1200, ext. 3453; fax: 313-994-5123; or email@example.com).
Twentieth Annual AAAS
Colloquium on Science and Technology Policy, Apr. 12-14, 1995, Washington,
D.C. Policy analysts will interpret President Clinton's budget proposals for
science and technology. Contact Amer. Assoc. Advance. Sci., 1333 H St. NW,
Washington DC 20005 (202-326-6600).
Society Fourth Scientific Meeting, Apr. 18-21, 1995, Newport, R.I. Sponsored
by the Oceanographic Soc. Themes include long time series and ocean variability,
and coastal oceans research. Contact J. Rhodes, Oceanog. Soc., 4052 Timber Ridge
Dr., Virginia Beach VA 23455 (tel: 804 464 0131; fax: 804 464 1759; e-mail:
GLOBALCON '95: The
Market-place for Energy and Environmental Technologies, Apr. 19-20, 1995,
San Francisco, Calif. Sponsored by Assoc. Energy Engineers et al. An extensive
energy and environmental exposition that addresses the commercial,
institutional, governmental and industrial marketplace. There will be several
one-day seminars. Also taking place is the
RETSIE Energy and Envi-ronmental Conference. Contact Assoc. Energy Eng.,
4025 Pleasantdale Rd., S. 420, Atlanta GA 30340 (tel: 404-447-5083; fax:
CO2--A Challenge for
Mankind, Apr. 20-21, 1995, Interlaken, Switz. Contact Catherine Kost,
Systematisch-Geobot. Inst., Univ. Bern, Alternbergrain 21, CH-3013, Switz. (tel:
41 31 631 4940; fax: 41 31 332 2059; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Water in the 21st
Century: Conservation, Demand, and Supply, Apr. 23-26, 1995, Salt Lake City,
Utah. Sponsored by Amer. Water Resour. Assoc. Planners, environmentalists,
educators, lawyers, engineers, sociologists and economists are expected to
attend. Contact J.P. Riley, Utah State Univ., Logan UT 84321 (tel: 801-750-2783;
Change: Implications for Southern Africa, Apr. 24-26, 1995, Pretoria, South
Africa. Organized by South Africa IGBP Natl. Comm. Contact Louise Botten,
Foundation for Research Develop., POB 2600, Pretoria 0001, S. Africa (fax:
+27-12 941 3791; Internet: email@example.com).
LOICZ-An Open Science
Meeting, Apr. 24-27, 1995, Quezon City, The Philippines. Organized by LOICZ
(Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone), and open to all scientists
interested in global change and coastal zone issues. Will present the LOICZ
operating plan and discuss implementation. Contact John Pernetta, LOICZ Core
Project Off., Netherlands Inst. for Sea Res., POB 59, 1790 AB Den Burg-Texel,
Neth. (tel: 31 2220 69404; fax: 31 2220 69430; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Climate Change and
Tropical Forest Impacts, Apr. 24-28, 1995, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Sponsored
by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Intl. Inst. of Tropical Forestry. Will
assess climate threats within the context of other human-induced stresses such
as forest fragmentation and demographic change. Research and monitoring needs
will be identified. Contact Sarah Laskin, WWF, 1250 24th St. NW, Washington DC
20037 (tel: 202-778-9767; fax: 202-293-9245).
Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization, Apr. 30-May 4, 1995, Norman, Okla.
Contact Ken Nicholas, ICCDU Conf., Dept. Chem. & Biochem., Univ. Oklahoma,
Norman OK 73019 (tel: 405 325 3696; fax: 405 325 6111).
International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment: A Life Cycle
Approach for Electronics Products, May 1-3, 1995, Orlando, Fla. Will cover
emerging trends that will affect the energy efficiency and chemical restrictions
of products and processes. Contact IEEE Tech. Activities, POB 1331, Piscataway
NJ 08855 (tel: 908-562-3878; fax: 908-981-1769).
Summer School on
Remote Sensing of Processes Governing Energy and Water Cycles in the Climate
System, May 1-12, 1995, Plon, Germany. A NATO Advanced Study Institute with
GEWEX As an area of special interest. Will cover topics such as indirect
measurements from satellites, aircraft and the ground; and state-of-the-art
climatology and modeling. Participants may present poster papers. Apply by
Oct. 31, 1994 to: Ralph Nolte-Holube, GKSS Res. Ctr. Geesthacht, Inst. Phys.
P2, POB 1160, D-21494 Geesthacht, Ger. (fax: 49-4152-872020; e-mail:
email@example.com). (See Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., p. 1736, Sep. 1994.)
12th Pacific Climate
Workshop, May 2-5, 1995, Pacific Grove, Calif. Sponsored by U.S. Geol.
Survey. The theme is interdecadal climate variability over the Pacific and
Western Americas. Other topics, as they relate to these regions, include
ocean-atmosphere variability from the instrumental record; modeling interdecadal
climate variability; ocean ecosystem response; and marine paleorecords from
sediments and corals. Contact D. Gautier, USGS, Box 25046, MS 934, Denver Fed.
Ctr., Denver CO 80225 (tel: 303 236 5740; fax: 303 236 8822; e-mail:
International Conference on Environmental Education, May 3-5, 1995, Cochin,
India. A practical forum for exchanging ideas. Submit abstracts or obtain
information from: M.A. Majeed, Inst. Environ. Educ., P.O. PADY, Trichur
District, Kerala 680 699, India (fax: 011 91 487 331505).
Planning for a
Sustainable Future: The Case of the North American Great Plains, May 8-10,
1995, Lincoln, Neb. Cosponsored by NOAA and Environment Canada et al., with a
much broader focus than early symposia in this series. Plenary and working group
sessions will attempt to include all stakeholders with an interest in the area,
where impacts of climate change are likely to be more severe and materialize
more rapidly than in environmentally stronger ecosystems. A call for
abstracts has been issued. Contact Donald Wilhite, Intl. Drought Info. Ctr.,
241 Chse Hall, Univ. Nebraska, POB 830728, Lincoln NB 68583 (tel: 402-472-6706;
fax: 402-472-6614; e-mail: agme002@unlvm.-unl.edu).
Conference on Energy and Environment, May 8-10, 1995, Shanghai, China.
Sponsored by the Natl. Natural Science Foundation of China et al. Topics include
energy policy, economics and planning; cogeneration and district heating; clean
combustion and alternative fuels; and other technical and engineering
considerations. English will be used for all printed materials, presentations
and discussions. Contact Zhi-Hang Chen, Conf. Chair, Shanghai Inst. Mechanical
Eng. (SIME), POB 482, Shanghai 200093, PRC (tel: 86-21-5435883; fax:
11th Meeting of the
Montreal Protocol Open-Ended Working Group, May 8-12, 1995, Nairobi, Kenya.
Contact K.M. Sarma, Ozone Secretariat, UNEP, POB 30552, Nairobi, Kenya (tel: 254
2 623885; fax: 254 2 521930).
Inventory Workshop for
Transition Countries, Budapest, Hungary, May 8-12, 1995. A U.S. Country
Studies Program workshop. (See NEWS NOTES.) Contact Graig Ebert, ICF Inc.,
Washington, D.C. (tel: 202 862 1130; fax: 202 862 1144).
IEA Conference on the
Strategic Value of Fossil Fuels: Challenges and Responses, May 8-12, 1995,
Houston, Tex. Sponsored by the Intl. Energy Assoc., and U.S. Dept. Energy.
Government decision makers and industrial leaders will focus on fossil fuels and
their value, their relation to climate change initiatives, their role in
sustainable development, and industrial response to public concerns. Contact
USEA, IEA Conf. Secretariat, 1620 Eye St. NW, S. 1000, Washington DC 20006 (tel:
202-331-0415; fax: 202-331-0418).
IEA Conference on the
Strategic Value of Fossil Fuels: Challenges and Responses, May 8-12, 1995,
Houston, Tex. (Update from Global Climate Change Digest, p. 15, Jan. 1995.) The program is
available; plenary sessions, panel discussions and working groups will address
climate change and future energy use. Contact USEA, IEA Conf. Secretariat, 1620
Eye St. NW, S. 1000, Washington DC 20006 (tel: 202 331 0415; fax: 202 331 0418).
Technical Working Conference, May 9-11, 1995, Albuquerque, New Mex. Contact
Donna Chavez, NMERI/CGET, Univ. New Mexico, 901 Univ. Blvd. SE, Albuquerque NM
87106 (tel: 505-272-7260; fax: 505-272-7203).
The Joint Global Ocean
Flux Study: First International Scientific Symposium, May 9-12, 1995,
Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France. (Update from Global Climate Change Digest, Nov.-Dec. 1994.)
Sessions include the history of JGOFS and its role in global change research;
carbon dioxide; iron fertilization experiment; continental margin carbon fluxes.
Poster abstracts are due before Mar. 31 to: Aida Stark, JGOFS Core
Office, Inst. Meereskunde, Univ. Kiel, D?sternbrooker Weg 20, 2300 Kiel,
Ger. (tel: 49 431 597 4019; fax: 49 431 565 876; e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org). (See advertisement in Eos, p. 68, Feb. 14,
Symposium, May 9-13, 1995, Villefranche, France. Contact Guy Jacques,
Observ. Oc?anog. de Banyuls, CNRS, F-66650 Banyuls-sur-Mer, France (fax:
33 68 88 10 69).
Conference on Geomorphic Responses of the Mediterranean and Arid Areas to
Climate Change, May 10-21, 1995, Israel. Topics will include methods of
studying environmental response to climate change, historical evidence of
climate change in these regions, minor late Quaternary climate changes, and the
effect of spatial and temporal scales on pertinent topics. Contact A. Yair,
GERTEC Meeting, Inst. Earth Sci., Hebrew Univ., Givat Ram Campus, Jerusalem,
Israel 91904 (tel: 972-2-58-4670; fax: 972-2-66-2581).
Atmospheric Trace Gases: Sources, Sinks and Global Change Processes, May
13-18, 1995, Il Ciocco, Italy. A NATO Advanced Research Workshop. Contact C.
Murrell, Dept. Biol. Sci., Univ. Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK (fax: 44 203
Joint Symposium on
Stratospheric Ozone, May 15-19, 1995, Halkidiki, Greece. Sponsored by the
European Commission, NASA et al. Will cover ozone trends; observations,
interpretation and sources of aerosols, NOy, HOx, and ClOx; transport and
dynamics; new chemistry; and radiation (including climate coupling and radiative
budget). Contact C.S. Zerefos, Lab. Atmos. Phys., Aristotle Univ., GR-54006
Thessaloniki, Greece (tel: 30 31 998041; fax: 30 31 248602; e-mail:
First Annual Symposium
on Energy and Environment-Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy: Is It
Possible?, May 17-19, 1995, Houston, Texas. Sponsored by Energy &
Environ. Systems Inst., Rice Univ. (713 527 4700).
Conference of the Global Awareness Society International: Global Population and
the Environment, May 19-21, 1995, Shanghai, China. Contact James Pomfret,
Global Aware. Soc. Intl., Bloomsburg Univ., Bloomsburg PA 17815 (tel: 717 389
4504; e-mail: email@example.com).
Conference on Climate Change, May 22-23, 1995, Washington D.C. Sponsored by
Univ. Maryland Ctr. Global Change et al. Contact J. McCusker, POB 236, Frederick
MD 21701 (tel: 301-695-3762; fax: 301-695-0175).
International Conference on Climate Change, May 22-23, 1995, Washington,
D.C. Sponsored by the Intl. Climate Change Partnership. Will assess the results
of the first Conference of Parties of the Framework Convention on Climate Change
(Mar. 21-Apr. 7, 1995, Berlin). A call for papers has been issued.
Contact ICCP, POB 236, Frederick MD 21701 (tel: 301-695-3762; fax:
Conference on Climate Change Adaptation Assess-ments, May 22-26, 1995, St.
Petersburg, Russia. Organized by the United States and the Russian Federation to
encourage countries participating in the U.S. Country Studies Program to
incorporate adaptation assessments into their climate change vulnerability
analyses. Contact Neeloo Bhatti, Argonne Natl. Lab., DIS/900, 9700 S. Cass Ave.,
Argonne IL 60439 (tel: 708-252-6595; fax: 708-252-6073).
(Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment) Workshop on Cold Season-Region
Hydrometeorology, May 22-26, 1995, Banff, Alberta, Canada. Held by the
Hydrology Section of the Canadian Geophysical Union concurrently with its annual
meeting, which will examine several types of modeling. The GEWEX workshop will
review the current state of knowledge; identify crucial problems for modelers;
recommend how the GEWEX Continental-Scale International Project (GCIP) and the
Canadian Mackenzie GEWEX Study (MAGS) can contribute. Abstracts for the
workshop are due Dec. 1, 1994, to: Terry Krauss, Natl. Hydrol. Res. Ctr., 11
Innovation Blvd., Saskatoon SK S7N 3H5, Can. (tel: 306-975-4215; fax:
306-975-5143; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Two other GEWEX
meetings were listed in Global Climate Change Digest, July 1994:
Summer School on Remote Sensing of Processes Governing Energy and Water
Cycles in the Climate System, May 1-12, 1995, Plon, Germany; Clouds,
Convection and Land Surface Processes, July 3-7, 1995, Boulder, Colorado.
The Space Congress,
May 23-25, 1995, Bremen, Ger. Sponsored by several organizations and companies.
Will include sessions on evolving trends in the dual use of satellites; small
satellites for remote sensing; and the need for a user-driven space policy for
remote sensing. Contact Congress Partner GMBH, Emmastr. 220, D-28213 Bremen,
Ger. (tel: 49 421 219073; fax: 49 421 216419).
10th World Clean Air
Congress and Exposition, May 28-June 2, 1995, Espoo, Finland. Organized by
the Intl. Union of Air Pollut. Prevention and Environ. Protect. Assocs.
(UAPPA-UIAPPA) et al. Contact Congress Mgmt. Systems, POB 151, FIN-00141
Helsinki, Finland (tel: 358-0-175355; fax: 358-0-170122).
1995 Spring Meeting,
American Geophysical Union, May 29-June 2, Baltimore, Md. Encourages papers
on any geophysical topic. General information and names and addresses for the
program committee are in Eos, pp. 552-553, Nov. 22, 1994. A schedule of
special sessions will appear in Eos, Jan. 3, 1995. Submit abstracts
for papers by Mar. 9, 1995 to: 1995 Spring Meeting, AGU, 2000 Florida Ave.
NW, Washington DC 20009; instructions for electronic submission will be
available by Jan. 30, 1995.
Global Challenges and Local Solutions, May 29-June 1, 1995, Saskatoon,
Sask., Canada. Contact Thomas Bouman, Prince Albert Model Forest, POB 2406,
Prince Albert SK S6V 7G3, Can. (tel: 306 922 1944; fax: 306 763 6456; internet:
via gopher to mf.ncr.forestry.ca).
Africa Workshop on
Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Forestry, Land-Use Change, and Agriculture,
Pretoria, S. Africa, May 29-June 2, 1995. A U.S. Country Studies Program
workshop. (See NEWS NOTES.) Contact Graig Ebert, ICF Inc., Washington, D.C.
(tel: 202 862 1130; fax: 202 862 1144).
29th Annual Congress
of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, May 29-June 2,
1995, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Sessions will include climate change.
Abstracts are due Jan. 31, 1995. Contact W. Hsieh, Dept. Oceanog., Univ.
British Columbia, 6270 Univ. Blvd., Vancouver BC V6T 1Z4, Can. (tel:
604-822-2821; fax: 604-822-6091; e-mail: email@example.com).
Meteorological Congress, May 30-June 21, 1995, Geneva, Switz. Contact WMO,
CP 2300, CH-1211, Geneva 2, Switz. (tel: 41 22 730 8111; fax: 41 22 734 2326).
First Annual Symposium
on Energy and Environment-Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy: Is It
Possible?, May 17-19, 1995, Houston, Texas. Sponsored by Energy &
Environ. Systems Inst., Rice Univ. (713 527 4700).
Taking Nature Into
Account, May 31-June 1, 1995, Brussels, Belg. Will develop an action plan
for integrating the environment into national accounting systems and economic
policies, and encourage commitments from relevant institutions. Contact WWF
European Policy Off., 608 Chauss?e de Waterloo, 1060 Brussels, Belg.
(tel: 32 2 347 3612; fax: 32 2 347 4366).
First Open Meeting of
the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Community, June 1-3,
1995, Durham, North Carolina. Will promote information exchange on current
research and encourage networking. Contact Global Environ. Change Prog., Social
Sci. Res. Council, 605 Third Ave., New York NY 10158 (tel: 212-661-0280; fax:
202-370-7896; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Conference on the Built Environment: Trends and Challenges, June 1-3, 1995,
Singapore. Alternative refrigerants will be addressed. Contact APCBE, Ken-Air
Destination Mgmt. Co Pte Ltd, 257 Selegie Rd. #03-275, Selegie Com-plex,
Singapore 0718, Rep. Singapore (tel: 65 336 8857; fax: 65 336 3613).
of Global Environmental Change: Science and Policy, June 4-8, 1995, Durham,
North Carolina. A NATO Advanced Research Workshop. Contact R.S. Chen, CIESIN,
2250 Pierce Rd., Univ. Ctr. MI 48710 (fax: 517-797-2622; e-mail:
Institute on the
Economics of the Climate Resource, June 5-7, 1995, Boulder, Colorado. Will
familiarize economists with policy-relevant topics related to atmospheric and
physical sciences, and economic research on climate as a resource. Contact
Kathleen Miller, ESIG, NCAR, POB 3000, Boulder CO 80307 (tel: 303 497 8115; fax:
303 497 8125).
Integrating the Experience, June 5-9, 1995, Saulte Ste. Marie, Michigan
(U.S.) and Ontario (Can.). An international conference with broad public and
private sponsorship on implementing ecosystem management. Will provide
interested stakeholders and practitioners with tools needed to manage forested
ecosystems sustainably. Contact Joan Jaffit, Conference Mgr. (705-759-2554, ext.
747); or Don Gerrie, Lake Superior State Univ. (906-625-2688); or BRIDGE
(Bi-National Regional Initiative Developing Greater Education), c/o Sault
College Appl. Arts & Technol., POB 60, Sault Ste. Marie ON P6A 5L3, Can.
Symposium on the Natural Radiation Environment, June 5-9, 1995,
Montreal, Quebec, Can. Contact Philip Hopke, Clarkson Univ., Box 5810, Potsdam
NY 13699 (tel: 315-268-3861; fax: 315-268-6610).
Symposium on Global
Climate and Environmental Change, andConference on Impacts of Climate
Change on Agricultural Production in the Pacific Rim, June 5-12, 1995,
Beijing, China. Contact Fu Congbin, PSA XVIII Congress Secretariat, Inst. Atmos.
Phys., POB 2718, Beijing 100080, PRC; or C.-P. Chang, Dept. Meteorol., Code
MR/CP, Naval Postgraduate Sch., Montery CA 93943 (tel: 408-656-2840)
Sustainability and the
Reinvention of Government: A Challenge for Energy Efficiency, June 6-10,
1995, Mandelieu, France. A summer study organized by the European Council for an
Energy Efficient Economy that will examine the technological, social and
economic aspects of the topic. Contact ECEEE 1995 Summer Study, NUTEK/EFF,
S-117, 86 Stockholm, Swed. (tel: 46 8 681 95 88; fax: 46 8 681 95 85).
Societal Knowledge Tools for a Sustainable Civilization: Can Humankind Live in
Harmony with Nature? June 8-10, 1995, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Contact
Helumt Burkhardt, Dept. Phys., Ryerson Polytech. Univ., Toronto ON M5B 2K3, Can.
(tel: 416-979-5000, ext. 7246; fax: 416-979-5064; e-mail:
June 11-16, 1995, Henniker, N.H. A Gordon Research Conference chaired by
George Luther III (College Marine Sci., Univ. Delaware, Lewes DE 19958) and
Kenneth Bruland. Organic carbon and atmosphere-ocean transport of CO2 are among
the topics. Attendance is limited; application directly to the chairpersons is
recommended. Or request information from Gordon Res. Conf., Univ. Rhode Island,
POB 984, W. Kingston RI 02892 (tel: 401 783 4011; fax: 401 783 7644; e-mail:
email@example.com). (See Science, p. 716 ff., Feb. 3, 1995.)
Regional Workshop on
Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in Latin America, June 12-16,
1995, Montevideo, Uruguay. Organized by the U.S. Country Studies Program and
several Latin American agencies. (See NEWS NOTES.) Will cover methods and
results of mitigation assessments, and implementation of policies and programs
for greenhouse gas mitigation. Contact Cecilia Ramos-Ma??, U.S.
Country Studies Mgmt. Team (PO-63), 1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC
20585 (tel: 202 426 1497; fax: 202 426 1540; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org); or
Annie Hareau, Com. Nacional sobre el Cambio Global, Ciudadela 1414, Piso 6,
Montevideo, 11100 Uruguay (tel: 598 2 932088; fax: 598 2 922416; e-mail:
Vulnerability and Adaptation Workshop, Montevideo, Uruguay, June 12-16,
1995. A U.S. Country Studies Program workshop. Contact Neeloo Bhatti, Argonne
Natl. Lab., Argonne IL 60439 (tel: 708 252 6595; fax: 708 252 6073).
Economics and Policy Analysis, June 12-July 14, 1995, Cambridge, Mass. A
five-week training workshop for mid-career professionals from environment and
economic ministries, development agencies etc. who are interested in natural
resource management, environ-mental protection, sustainable development, and
sustainable business. Tuition is $8500.
The application deadline is Mar. 1, 1995, but the workshop space is limited.
Contact Theodore Panayotou, Prog. Dir., Inst. Intl. Develop., Harvard Univ.,
One Eliot St., Cambridge MA 02138 (tel: 617-495-9173; fax: 617-496-3956).
Workshop on Methods
for Assessing Greenhouse Gas Mitigation for Countries with Economies in
Transition, June 13-16, 1995, Warsaw, Poland. Organized by the U.S. Country
Studies Program, in conjunction with the OECD and the IPCC. Policy makers,
experts and others from countries in the region will participate. A formal
proceedings will be published containing papers prepared in advance; experts
interested in submitting papers on the topic should send abstracts by April
10. Contact Mirka della Cava, Lawrence Berkeley Labs., 1250 Maryland Ave.
SW, S. 150, Washington DC 20024 (tel: 202 484 0887; fax: 202 484 0888; e-mail:
Atmospheric Chemistry Colloquium for Emerging Senior Scientists, June 15-17,
1995, Upton, N.Y. Sponsored by U.S. Dept. Energy et al. Will foster interaction
among recent Ph.D.s and doctoral candidates with scientists from the principal
federal agencies that fund atmospheric chemistry research. Participants will
receive support for this conference and the Gordon Conference on Atmospheric
Chemistry (June 18-23). Submit applications by Mar. 15, 1995 to: L.
Newman, ACCESS, Environ. Chem. Div., Bldg. 426, Brookhaven Natl. Lab, Upton NY
11973 (e-mail: email@example.com). (See advertisement in Eos, p.12, Jan.
88th Annual Meeting
and Exhibition Air and Waste Management Association: Global Environmental
Management and Initiatives, June 18-23, 1995, San Antonio, Tex. The
preliminary program lists sessions on chemistry and global change, sustainable
development, and international air issues. Obtain information from Air &
Waste Management Assoc., One Gateway Ctr., Third Fl., Pittsburgh PA 15222 (tel:
412 232 3444; fax: 412 232 3450).
June 18-23, 1995, Newport, Rhode Island. A
Gordon Research Conference chaired by S.E. Schwartz and L. Newman, both
at Brookhaven Natl. Lab., Upton NY 11973. Polar stratospheric clouds and climate
influences of aerosols are among several topics to be covered. Poster
presentations are welcomed. Or request information from Gordon Res. Conf., Univ.
Rhode Island, POB 984, W. Kingston RI 02892 (tel: 401 783 4011; fax: 401 783
7644; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). (See Science, p. 716 ff., Feb.
Meeting on Statistical Climatology, June 19-23, 1995, Galway, Ireland. The
principal theme will be climate variability on all time scales and climate
prediction on time scales of one week to one year. Special sessions are expected
on ENSO forecasting, climate change detection, ensemble forecasting, extreme
value analysis, and spatial statistics. Abstracts are due Dec. 16, 1994 to:
Iognaid O'Muircheartaigh, Dept. Math., Univ. College, Galway, Ireland (tel:
353-91-75-0389; fax: 353-91-25-700; e-mail: email@example.com). (See Bull.
Amer. Meteor. Soc., p. 159, Jan. 1994.)
Super-computing Conference: Numerical Simulations in the Environmental and Earth
Sciences, June 21-24, 1995, Mexico City, Mexico. Sponsored by Natl. Free
Univ. Mexico et al. Will discuss results obtained in modeling environmental
processes over the last decade and explore future develop-ments. The
abstract deadline is Nov. 30, 1994. Contact E. Daltabuit, DGSCA-UNAM, Ciudad
Univ., 04510, Mexico, D.F. (tel: 525-622-85-28; fax: 525-622-85-40; e-mail:
Global Future '95,
June 22-25, 1995, London, U.K. Contact John Talbot, Environ. Events Ltd., Church
House, Solihull Rd., Hampton-in-Arden, Solihull, W. Midlands B92 0EX, UK (tel:
44 1675 443 066; fax: 44 1675 443 080).
Water Resources and
Environmental Hazards: Emphasis on Hydrologic and Cultural Insight in the
Pacific Rim, June 25-28 1995, Honolulu, Hawaii. The 1995 summer symposium of
the Amer. Water Resour. Assoc. Will include field seminars and poster and oral
sessions. Natural and human-induced hazards, collecting hydrologic data, land
use practices, impacts of laws on sustainability of water resources are among
the topics. Contact Raymond Herrmann, Natl. Biol. Survey, Colorado State Univ.,
Ft. Collins CO 80523 (303-491-7825).
10th Pacific Rim Coal
Conference, June 26-28, 1995, Monterey, Calif. Contact Loretta Pelofsky
(tel: 908 254 6930; fax: 908 254 6812); or Pacific Rim Coal Conf., POB 6207, E.
Brunswick NJ 08816.
Past and Future Rapid
Environmental Changes: The Spatial and Evolutionary Responses of Terrestrial
Biota, June 26-30, 1995, Perthshire, U.K. A NATO Advanced Research Workshop.
Contact B. Huntley, Dept. Biol. Sci., Durham Univ., South Rd., Durham DH1 3LE,
UK (fax: 44 91 374 2432; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Panel on Climate Change Working Group II: Third Session, June 26-29, 1995,
Geneva, Switz. Contact IPCC Secretariat, World Meteor. Organiz., CP 2300,
CH-1211 Geneva 2, Switz. (tel: 41 22 830 8215; fax: 41 22 733 1270).
Conference on Acidic Deposition Science and Policy, Gothenburg, Sweden, June
26-30, 1995. For the first and future circulars contact "Acid Reign '95?,"
Swedish Exhibiton Ctr., Svenska M?ssan, Box 5222, S-402 24 Gothenburg,
Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Mitigation Research, June 27-29, 1995,
Washington, D.C. Sponsored by Air & Energy Eng. Res. Lab. (US EPA), and
Acurex Environ. Corp. Will cover national and international activities,
emissions databases, methane and carbon dioxide mitigation technologies, biomass
utilization technologies, and advanced renewable and efficient energy
technologies. For technical information contact Keith Fritsky, Global Warming
Control (MD 63), AEERL, US EPA, Res. Triangle Pk. NC 27711 (tel: 919 541 7979;
fax: 919 541 2382). Conference fee is reduced for reservations received before
May 15. Contact Sue Philpott, Acurex Environ. Corp., POB 13109, Res. Triangle
Pk. NC 27709 (tel: 919 544 4535; fax: 919 544 5690).
Coring for Global
Change, June 28-30, 1995, Kiel, Ger. Contact Ute Brennwald, GEOMAR, Res.
Ctr. for Marine Geosci., C. Albrechts Univ., Wischhofstr. 1-3, 24148 Kiel, Ger.
(tel: 49 431 7202 138; fax: 49 431 725391; e-mail: email@example.com).
International Union of
Geodesy and Geophysics XXI General Assembly, July 2-14, 1995, Boulder, Colo.
Abstracts on any topic related to geophysics will be accepted, including on
geodesy, atmospheric physics and chemistry, oceanography, and hydrological
sciences. A call for papers has been issued; abstracts are due Feb. 1, 1995.
For details, contact IUGG XII Gen. Assembly, c/o AGU, 2000 Florida Ave. NW,
Washington DC 20009 (tel: 202-462-6900; fax: 202-328-0566; e-mail:
Clouds, Convection and
Land Surface Processes, July 3-7, 1995, Boulder, Colorado. A joint IAHS/
IAMAS Symposium held in con-junction with IUGG XXI. (See Global Climate Change Digest,
Aug. 1994, for details on IUGG XXI.) Addresses topics that will improve
parameterization of sub-grid processes in global atmospheric models. Results
from GEWEX and BAHC will be presented. Obtain information from John Schaake,
Natl. Weather Serv. (W/OHx2), 1325 East West Hwy., Silver Spring MD 20910 (fax:
304-713-1051). Abstracts for oral or poster presentations are due Feb. 1,
1995. Contact AGU, 2000 Florida Ave. NW, Washington DC 20009 (tel:
202-462-6900; fax: 202-328-0566). (See Eos, Apr. 5, 1994.)
and Forcing over the Past Millennium, July 3-8, 1995, Boulder, Colorado.
Included will be papers on natural variations, as well as changes induced by
natural forcing and human activities. Among the issues to be addressed are the
extent to which natural and human influences can be distinguished over the past
200 years, and the implications of these findings for distinguishing future
anthropogenic and natural climatic changes. Contact Michael MacCracken, USGCRP
Off., 300 D St. SW, S. 840, Washington DC 20024.
Into the Twenty-First
Century: Harmonizing Energy Policy, Environment and Economic Growth--18th Annual
International Conference of the International Association for Energy Economics,
July 5-8, 1995, Washington, D.C. Will consist of plenary sessions and concurrent
panels on such topics as robust policies for the next century; energy
conservation--how much and at what cost; world energy markets; markets for
renewables. Suggestions of additional session topics are welcome. Abstracts
are due Dec. 1, 1994, to: David Williams, IAEE, 28790 Chagrin Blvd., S. 210,
Cleveland OH 44122 (tel/fax: 216-464-5365).
Regional Workshop on
Assessing Greenhouse Gas Mitigation for Latin American Countries, July
10-13, 1995, Cancun, Mexico. Organized by the U.S. Country Studies Program, the
Instituto Nacional de Ecologie of Mexico et al. (For general information, see
preceding entry.) Contact Beth Goldberg, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., 1 Cyclotron
Rd., MS 90-4000, Berkeley CA 94720 (tel: 510 486 5872; fax: 510 486 6996;
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,); or Carlos Gay, Unidad de Cooperacion y Conveno
Intl., Rio Elba 20, Piso 14, Col. Cuauhtemoc, 06500 Mexico D.F. (tel: 553 99 69;
fax: 553 97 53).
Aerosol Symposium, July 10-14, 1995, Moscow, Russia. Emission control and
climatology are among the topics. Abstracts are due May 1 to: V.
Merkulovich (tel & fax: 7 095 147 4361; e-mail:
ECOS '95: Efficiency,
Costs, Optimization, Simulation and Environ-mental Impact of Energy Systems,
July 11-14, 1995, Istanbul, Turkey. Organized by Istanbul Tech. Univ. et al. One
of a series of meetings that have been held at various locations worldwide
beginning in 1987. Obtain information from or submit ab-stracts to: Y. G?g?s,
FBE School of Natural & Appl. Sci., Middle East Tech. Univ., TR-06531
Ankara, Turkey (tel: ++90-312-2101000/2596; fax: ++90-312-2101113).
A New IGAC Focus, July 12-13, 1995, Boulder, Colo. Sponsored by the Intl.
Global Atmos. Chem. Project, and held as part of the XXI IUGG General
Assembly (see Prev. Announced, above). Will provide the first opportunity
for international discussion of the merger, scientific objectives and
organizational structure of the International Global Aerosol Program with the
IGAC. Contact A. Pszenny, IGAC, Bldg. 24-409, Mass. Inst. Technol., Cambridge MA
02139 (fax: 617 253 9886; e-mail: email@example.com).
Solar 95, July
15-20, 1995, Minneapolis, Minn. Includes the 24th American Solar Energy
Society Annual Conference, and the 20th National Passive Solar
Conference. Will emphasize practical, cost-effective applications. Contact
Amer. Solar Energy Soc., 2400 Central Ave. G-1, Boulder CO 80301 (tel:
303-443-3130; fax: 303-443-3212). Solar 96 will take place in April 1996
in Asheville, N.C.
Energy Models for
Policy and Planning, July 18-20, 1995, London, U.K. Contact Derek Bunn,
London Business Sch., Sussex Pl., Regent's Pk., London NW1 4SA, UK (tel: 44 0 71
Environmental Agenda for the 21st Century: International Conference, July
19-21, 1995, Aberdeen, U.K. Will focus on the roles of several sectors in
formulating and implementing sound environmental policy, on environmental issues
in developing countries, and on cost-effective solutions to environmental
problems. Contact Ctr. Environ. Mgmt. & Planning, AURIS Business Ctr., 23
St. Machar Dr., Aberdeen AB2 1RY, UK (tel: 44 1 224 272483; fax: 44 1 224
Symposium on Environment and Biometeorology, July 20-22, 1995, Beijing,
China. Spon-sored by the Intl. Soc. Biometeor. et al. Paper topics include
climate and climate change with respect to humans, animals, plants, sustainable
agriculture, and forestry; desertification; biogeo-chemical fluxes; UV
radiation; ozone. Abstracts are due Jan. 15, 1995, to: Ping Qian, Inst.
Agrometeor., CAAS, 30 Baishiqiao Rd., Beijing 100081, China (fax:
86-1-831-6545). Another contact is N.N. Barthakur, McGill Univ., Montreal PQ H3A
2K6, Can. (tel: 514-398-7938; fax: 514-398-7990). See Bull. Amer. Meteor.
Soc., p. 1738, Sep. 1994.
Symposium on Air-Water Gas Transfer, July 24-27, 1995, Heidelberg, Ger.
Processes in natural systems are being emphasized. Topics include ocean surface
chemistry, global modeling of air-sea fluxes of various species, and laboratory
and field measurements of air-water gas transfer. Abstracts are due Jan. 20,
1995. Contact B. J?hne, Scripps Inst. Oceanog., La Jolla CA 92093
Association Annual Energy Conference, July 26-27, 1995, Baton Rouge, La.
Will include a panel discussion on global climate change. Contact Patti Culhane,
Western Fuels Assoc., 1625 M St. NW, Washington DC 20036 (202 463 6580).
Energy Symposium '95, July 26-28, 1995, Sydney, Australia. Will emphasize
implementation. Contact Meetings Manager, POB N542, Grosvenor Pl., New South
Wales 2000, Australia (tel: 61 2 241 2955; fax: 61 2 241 5354; e-mail:
Biodiversity and Boreal Forest Ecosystems, July 30-Aug. 5, 1995, Joensuu,
Finland. Sponsored by Intl. Boreal Forest Res. Assoc. Topics include the role of
boreal forests in controlling global greenhouse gas cycles and global climate;
the dynamics of boreal forest ecosystems in relation to climate change;
predicting impacts of global climate on boreal forests; examining biodiversity
in these forests. Contact Timo Karjalainen, Forestry Faculty, Univ. Joensuu, POB
11, FIN-80101 Joensuu, Finland (tel: 358 73 151 3639; fax: 358 73 151 3590;
International Conference on New Energy Systems and Conversions, July 31-Aug.
4, 1995, Istanbul, Turkey. Will address the foundation of the International
Center for Hydrogen Energy Technologies, approved by the U.N. Industrial
Development Organization. Conference topics include hydrogen, solar-hydrogen,
and renewable energy systems; comparison, modeling, and economic assessments of
these systems; future prospects. For information or to submit an abstract:
Kongresist, Intl. Convention Mgmt. Inc., Elmadag Cumhuriyet Cad. 193/6,
80230 Istanbul, Turkey (tel: 90 212 246 2249; fax: 90 212 233 7678).
ACEEE 1995 Summer
Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, Aug. 1-4, 1995, Grand Island (near
Buffalo), N.Y. Will discuss technical, policy and program issues related to
increasing industrial energy efficiency, particularly for the food processing,
pulp and paper, chemicals and fabricated metal products industries. Contact
Katherine Gallagher, ACEEE (Amer. Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy), 2140
Shattuck Ave., S. 202, Berkeley CA 94704 (tel: 510-549-9914; fax: 510-549-9984).
for Quaternary Research: XIV International Congress, Aug. 3-10, 1995,
Berlin, Germany. The theme is: from the past through the present to the future.
Contact Burkhard Frenzel, Inst. Botanik, Univ. Hohenheim 210, D-70593 Stuttgart,
Ger. (tel: 49 711 2194; fax: 49 711 3355; e-mail:
Association of the Physical Sciences of the Oceans (IAPSO)-XXI General
Assembly, Aug. 5-12, 1995, Honolulu, Hawaii. Sponsored by IAPSO, European
Geophys. Soc. et al. Among the topics are large-scale ocean circulation, decadal
and interdecadal variations in the oceans, and CO2 in the oceans. Contact D.S.
Luther, Dept. Oceanog., Univ. Hawaii-Manoa, 1000 Pope Rd., MSB 307, Honolulu HI
96822 (tel: 808 956 5875; fax: 808 956 9165; e-mail:
IUFRO XX World
Conference, Aug. 6-12, 1995, Tampere, Finland. Will have the theme, "Caring
for the Forest: Research in a Changing World." An expected topic is the
impacts of elevated CO2 and temperatures on tree physiology. Abstracts are
due Feb. 15, 1994 to: Howard B. Kriebel, Agric. Res. Ctr., Ohio State Univ.,
1680 Madison Ave., Wooster OH 44691 (tel: 216-263-3783; fax: 216-263-3658).
of Biomass Crop Production, Aug. 7-8, 1995, Oak Ridge, Tenn. Sponsored by
U.S. Dept. Energy et al. Contact Virginia Tolbert, Oak Ridge Natl. Lab., POB
2008, Oak Ridge TN 37831 (tel: 615 574 7288; fax: 615 576 8143; e-mail:
Global Changes and
Geography, Aug. 14-18, 1995, Moscow, Russia. Organized by the International
Geographical Union. The scientific program will include sessions, symposia and
reports of the IGU commissions and groups; national reports; sessions sponsored
by national and international institutions; lectures; poster presentation. To be
conducted in English and French without translations. The second circular will
be available in August. Abstracts are due Dec. 15, 1994. Contact V.V.
Annenkov, Secretary General IGU Conf., Inst. Geography, Moscow 109017, Russia
(fax: 7-095-230-2090; telex: 411 781 GLOBE SU).
IGU Conference on
Global Changes and Geography, Aug. 14-18, 1995, Moscow, Russia. In English
and French with no translation. For general information contact V.V. Annenkov,
Secy. Gen. IGU Conf., Inst. Geography, Moscow 109017, Russia (fax: 7-095-230).
Also proposed is a meeting on Natural and Human Induced Processes in the
Coastal Zone Related to Sea Level Rise. Contact Yuri Dolotov, Dept.
Oceanology, Russian Acad. Sci., Leninsky Prospect 14, 117901 Moscow, V-71 Russia
(tel: 7-095-938-06-10; fax: 7-095-938-1844).
International Energy &
Environment Congress '95, Aug. 16-17, 1995, Richmond, Va. Contact Info.
Services, Assoc. Energy Eng., 4025 Pleasantdale Rd., S. 420, Atlanta GA 30340
(tel: 404 447 5083; fax: 404 446 3969).
Chemical Society National Meeting, Aug. 20-24, 1995, Chicago, Ill. The
Division of Environmental Chemistry will hold a session on post-CFC cleaning
technologies. Contact ACS, 1155 16th St. NW, Washington DC 20036. See Chem.
Eng. News, p. 44 ff., June 19, 1995.
Conference of the Americas: Energy, Environment, Agriculture and Industry,
Aug. 21-24, 1995, Portland, Ore. Contact Dori Nielsen, Conferences, Natl.
Renewable Energy Lab., 1617 Cole Blvd., Golden CO 80401 (tel: 303 275 4350; fax:
303 275 4320; internet: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Conference on Long-Term Changes of Large Water Bodies, Aug. 22-25, 1995,
Visby, Sweden. Sponsored by UNESCO et al. Will focus on brackish and freshwater
bodies and their catchments in the temperate region, including predictions of
future changes. Contact L. Andersson, IHP/IAWQ Intl. Con-ference, Dept. Water &
Environ. Studies, Linkvping Univ., S-581 83 Linkvping, Swed. (e-mail:
Mitigation Options, Aug. 22-25, 1995, London, U.K. Contact P. Riemer, IEA
Greenhouse Gas Prog., CRE, Stoke Orchard, Sheltenham, Glos, LG52 4RZ, UK (tel:
44 1 242 680753); fax: 44 1 242 680758; e-mail: email@example.com).
Conference on Past, Present and Future Climate, Aug. 22-25, 1995, Helsinki,
Finland. Will focus on Europe and high latitudes, including climate change since
the last glaciation, detecting climate changes from the instrumental record,
changes in atmospheric composition, and predicting future climate. Contact
Pirkko Heikinheimo, Acad. Finland, POB 57, FIN-00551 Helsinki, Finland (tel: 358
0 7748 8338; fax: 258 0 7748 8299; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Seas (ENS) 95, Aug. 22-25, 1995, Stavanger, Norway. This third conference
and exhibition will include sessions on energy and sustainable development.
Contact ENS, POB 410, 4001 Stavanger, Norway (tel: 47 51 55 8100; fax: 47 51 55
Regional Workshop on
Assessing Greenhouse Gas Mitigation for African Countries, Aug. 28-31, 1995,
Arusha, Tanzania. Organized by the U.S. Country Studies Program, Tanzania's
Center for Energy, Environment, Science and Technology (CEEST) et al. (For
general information, see June 12-16 entry, above.) Abstracts are due May 12
to: Steve Meyers, Lawrence Berkeley Lab., 1 Cyclotron Rd., MS 90-4000,
Berkeley CA 94720 (tel: 510 486 6941; fax: 510 486 6996; e-mail:
email@example.com.). The contact in Africa is: Wilfred Kipoodya, CEEST, POB 5511,
1372 Karume Rd., Oysterbay, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania (tel: 255 51 67569; fax: 255
5138 66079; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Symposium on Environmental Biogeochemistry: Biosphere and Atmospheric Changes,
Sep. 4-8, 1995, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Will address the biological effects of
global climate change and the impact of climate change on the environment, as
well as the role of alternative energy sources in reducing CO2 emissions.
Contact R. Oremland, USGS, 345 Middlefield Rd., Menlo Pk. CA 94025. (fax:
415-329-4463; e-mail: email@example.com); or Luis H.
Melges-Figueiredo, Inst. Geoci., Rua Sao Francisco Xavier 524, S. 4023B, Rio de
Janeiro, RJ 20550-013, Brazil (tel: +55 21 220 2305; fax: +55 21 284 5033;
Conference on Modeling of Global Climate Change and Variability, Sep. 4-8,
1995, Hamburg, Ger. Sponsored by Amer. Meteor. Soc. et al. Invited contributions
will focus on development of comprehensive climate models; modeling atmospheric
chemistry; modeling natural climate variability; and prediction, detection and
specification of anthropogenic climate change. Contact Lydia Dumenil, Max-Planck
Inst. Meteor., Bundesstr. 55, D-20146 Hamburg, Ger. (tel: 49 40 41173 310; fax:
49 40 41173 366).
The Stratosphere and
Its Role in the Climate System, Sep. 4-15, 1995, Val Morin, Quebec, Canada.
A NATO Advanced Study Institute. Contact G.P. Brasseur, NCAR, POB 3000, Boulder
CO 80307 (fax: 303-497-1415; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
ISES 1995: In Search
of the Sun, Sep. 9-12, 1995, Harare, Zimbabwe. Contact Intl. Solar Energy
Soc., Solar World Congress, POB MP 119, Harare, Zimbabwe.
How to Manage
Hazardous Solvents in the Workplace, Sep. 11-13, 1995, Chicago, Ill. Will
include a session on the replacement of ozone depleting solvents, and discuss
U.S. regulation of these substances. Contact Jennifer Winch, Intertech Corp.,
411 U.S. Rte. One, Portland ME 04105 (tel: 207 781 9800; fax: 207 781 2150).
on Climatic Change at High Elevation Sites), Sept. 11-15, 1995, Wengen,
Switz. Will call attention to, and highlight the value of, the unique, high
elevation geophysical records around the world. Will also look at climatic
trends these records may contain and compare them to other records. Contact H.F.
Diaz, NOAA/ERL/CDC 325 Broadway, Boulder CO 80303 (e-mail:
Regional Workshop on
Climate Variability and Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation, Sep.
11-16, 1995, Prague, Czech Republic. Organized by the U.S. Country Studies
Program, the Czech Academy of Sciences et al. (For general information, see June
12-16 entry, above.) Contact Neeloo Bhatti, Argonne Natl. Lab. (DIS/900), 9700
S. Cass Ave., Argonne IL 60439 (tel: 708 252 6595; fax: 708 252 6073; e-mail:
email@example.com); or Ivana Nemesova, Inst. Atmos. Phys., Bocni
II-1401, 14131 Prague 4, Czech Rep. (tel: 42 2 769703; fax: 42 2 763745; e-mail:
WORLD '95: World
Environmental Conference, Sep. 17-22, 1995, London, Ontario, Canada. Will
cover environmental science, technology and business issues to stimulate
interaction among a broad audience and to transcend barriers. Among the topics
are: policy, education, cooperation among universities, governments and
industries, global warming, international environmental markets, trade. Abstracts
and early registrations are due May 31, 1995. Contact Hussain Al-Ekabi, Sci.
& Technol. Integration Inc., UWO Research Pk., 100 Collip Cir., S. 110,
London ON N6G 4X8, Can. (tel: 519-858-5055; fax: 519-858-5056).
Conference on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environments, Sep.
18-20, 1995, Seattle, Wash. An announcement and call for papers is available.
Will cover ocean surface current measurements, satellite oceanography, data
integration and interpretation, new sensors and systems, and other topics. Submit
abstracts by Jan. 30, 1995, to: Marine Environment Conference, ERIM, POB
134001, Ann Arbor MI 48113 (tel: 313-994-1200, ext. 3453; fax: 313-994-5123;
internet: rrogers@ erim.org).
Global Change, Local
Challenge: Third Scientific Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global
Environmental Change Program, Sep. 20-22, 1995, Geneva, Switz. Contact Intl.
Conference Ctr., HDP, 11A av. de la Paris, CH 1202 Geneva, Switz. (tel: 41 22
733 2002; fax: 41 22 733 3049; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Third USA/CIS Joint
Conference on Environmental Hydrology and Hydrogeology, Sep. 22-27, 1995,
Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Will cover the arid zone, the International Global Energy
and Water Cycle Experiment and other topics. Abstracts are due Sep. 19 to:
Amer. Inst. Hydrol., 3416 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis MN 55414 (tel: 612 379
1030; fax: 612 379 0169; e-mail: AIHydro@aol.com).
Global Change and
Ecological Complexity Workshop, Sep. 24-27, 1995, Minneapolis, Minn. On the
development and implementation of a research plan for GCTE Focus 4, that will
determine how global changes in environment and land use will alter the
relationships among ecological complexity, ecosystem structure and ecosystem
function, on scales ranging from genetic and species diversity to landscape
diversity. Contact Nancy Larson, Dept. Ecology, 1987 Upper Buford Circ., Univ.
Minnesota, St. Paul MN 55108 (tel: 612 625 5740; fax: 612 624 6777; e-mail:
email@example.com); Will Steffen, GCTE Core Proj. Off., Div. Wildlife &
Ecol., CSIRO, POB 84, Lyneham 2602, Australia (tel: 61 6 242 1755; fax: 61 6 241
2362; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Information in the Next Decade, Sep. 25-28, 1995, Vienna, Va. Sponsored by
the Amer. Soc. for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing et al. Will address
systems from around the world having resolutions of 30 meters and finer to
provide the best possible understanding of the potential state of land remote
sensing into the next decade. Contact ASPRS, 5410 Grosvenor Lane, S. 210,
Bethesda MD 20841 (tel: 301 493 0290; fax: 301 493 0208; e-mail:
Regional Workshop on
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory and Mitigation for Asian Countries, Sep.
25-29, 1995, Seoul, Korea. Organized by the U.S. Country Studies Program, the
Korea Energy Economics Institute et al. (For general information, see June 12-16
entry, above.) Abstracts are due May 31 to: Steve Meyers (see Aug. 28-41
entry). The contact in Korea is: Hoesung Lee, Korea Energy Econ. Inst., 665-1
Naeson-Dong, Euwang-Si, Kyunggi-Do, Korea (tel: 82 343 21 0681; fax: 82 343 22
First GAIM [Global
Analysis, Interpretation and Modeling] Science Conference, Sep. 25-29,
1995, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. GAIM is an activity of the Intl.
Geosphere-Biosphere Prog. This meeting will focus on: analyzing current models
and data; interpreting the capability of current models and experimental
programs against the demands for knowledge; and synthesizing understanding of
the global biogeochemical cycles and their links to the hydrological cycle. Abstracts
are due before May 1, 1995, to: IGBP Secretariat, Inst. Meteor., Freie
Univ., C.H. Becker Weg 6-10, 12165 Berlin, Ger. For information contact Berrien
Moore III, Inst. Study of Earth Oceans & Space, Morse Hall, Univ. New
Hampshire, 39 College Rd., Durham NH 03824 (tel: 603-862-1766; fax:
603-862-1915; e-mail: email@example.com).
Air Pollution 95,
Sep. 26-28, 1995, Porto Carras, Greece. The third international conference,
organized by the Wessex Inst. Technol. et al. Will emphasize developing
experimental and computational techniques for solving and understanding
practical air pollution problems. Global studies is one of the conference
themes. Abstracts for papers are due Dec. 16, 1994, to: Liz Kerr, Wessex
Inst. Technol., Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst, Southampton SO40 7AA, UK (tel:
44-0-703-293-223; fax: 44-0-703-292-853; intl. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Latin American Studies
Association XIX International Congress, Sep. 28-30, 1995, Washington, D.C.
Will contain a special session on environmental policy in Latin America that
will focus on cooperation and conflicts among policymakers, international
organizations such as the World Bank, and nongovernmental organizations. Contact
LASA 95 Prog., 190 Uris Hall, Cornell Univ., Ithaca NY 14853 (fax: 607 255 8919;
Radiation Modeling, Measurements and Effects, Oct. 2-12, 1995, Thessaloniki,
Greece. A NATO Advanced Study Institute. Contact C.S. Zerefos, Lab. Atmos.
Phys., Univ. Thessaloniki, 54006 Thessaloniki, Greece (tel: 30 31 9980412; fax:
30 31 283752; e-mail: email@example.com).
Effective Financing of
Environmentally Sustainable Development [ESD], Oct. 4-6, 1995, Washington,
D.C. (See next paragraph for additional events.) The third World Bank
Conference, will precede the World Bank's Annual Meetings to take place the
second week of October. Panel discussions will cover topics like effective
financing of environmentally sustainable development, tradable permit schemes
for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy and environment, financing global
environmental agreements, financing forestry and biodiversity, internalizing
environmental costs. Contact 1995 ESD Conference, Vice President of ESD, The
World Bank, 1818 H St. NW, Rm. S-4061, Washington DC 20433 (tel: 202 473 9361;
fax: 202 522 3244; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Several associated events will take place from Oct. 1-9. Ethics and
Spiritual Values and the Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable Development,
Oct. 2-3, will examine the role of values and beliefs in development, and work
toward consensus. Contact Ctr. for Respect of Life and Environment, 2100 L St.
NW, Washington D.C. (tel: 202 778 6133; fax: 202 778 6120). Also: Taking
Nature into Account; contact David Reed, World Wildlife Fund (202 293 4800);
Earth Council: Servicing Innovative Financing for Environmentally
Sustainable Development; contact Alicia Barcena (506 223 3418); Socratic
Dialogue-Dealing with Global Externalities (invitation only); contact Joan
Martin-Brown, The World Bank (202 473 2310); The Self and the Other:
Cultural Changes in Modernizing Societies (invitation only); contact Eveling
Bermudez, The World Bank (202 473 1421).
Energy for Our Common
World--16th WEC Congress, Oct. 8-13, 1995, Tokyo, Japan. A triennial event
organized by the World Energy Council that attracts over 5,000 delegates from
more than 100 countries. Will cover improving energy access for the developing
world, rational use of energy, energy and environmental matters following the
Earth Summit. The general program has been published, listing technical
sessions, technical tours, and numerous post-Congress tours. Immediately
preceding the Congress, Oct. 7, is the Grand Solar Challenge International
Symposium 1995. Contact WEC Tokyo Committee, Shuwa Kamiyacho Bldg., 4-3-13
Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105, Japan (tel: 813-3437-4727; fax: 813-3437-4678).
Conference-Water and Energy 2001: Needs, Development, Utilization, Oct.
9-12, 1995, New Delhi, India. Contact C.V.J. Varma, Central Board of Irrigation
and Power, Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021, India (tel: 91 11
3015984; fax: 91 11 3016347).
Oceans '95 MTS/IEEE:
Challenges of Our Changing Global Environment, Oct. 9-12, 1995, San Diego,
Calif. Sponsored by the Oceanic Eng. Soc. et al.
Submit abstracts by June 1 to: R. Wernli, 11775 La Colina Rd., San Diego
CA 92131 (619 553 1948).
Energy Efficiency and DSM Conference, Oct. 9-12, 1995, Berlin, Ger. "The
Global Challenge" is the conference theme. Contact SRC Intl., 111
Presidential Blvd., S. 127, Bala Cynwyd PA 19004 (tel: 610-667-2160; fax:
WMO-IGAC Conference on
the Measurement and Assessment of Atmospheric Composition and Change, Oct.
9-13, 1995, Beijing, China. Sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization
et al. Will review the progress made under the Global Atmosphere Watch and IGAC
Project to assess worldwide change of atmospheric composition. Topics will
include biogeochemical cycles; sources, sinks and global budgets of important
atmospheric constituents; ozone changes.
Abstracts are due Apr. 30, 1995 to: Environ. Div., AREP, WMO, 41 Ave.
Guiseppi Motta, CH 1211 Geneva 2, Switz. (tel: 41 22 730 8454; fax: 41 22 740
0984; e-mail: email@example.com).
GLOBESCOPE '95: Making
America Sustainable, Oct. 10-14, 1995, Washington, D.C. Will link economic
progress, environmental quality and social equity; facilitate discussions on
sustainable development with national leaders; evaluate model projects in
various sectors; provide training on sustainable development applications;
assess U.S. responses to the Earth Summit. Contact Global Tomorrow Coalition,
1325 G. St. NW, S. 1010, Washington DC 20005.
Conference on Paleoceanography, Oct. 10-14, 1995, Halifax, Nova Scotia,
Canada. Will examine the role of paleoceanographic linkages in the global
system, including ice cores and their links to atmosphere, ocean and climate;
modeling; stratigraphies and time scales--the unifying link; new tools and
proxies to link past and present. Contact Trudy Lewis, ICP-V, Richmond Terminal,
Pier 9, 3295 Barrington St., Halifax NS B3K 5X8, Can.
Inventory: Programs & Progress, Oct. 11-13, 1995, Res. Triangle Pk.,
N.C. Sponsored by the Air & Waste Mgmt. Assoc. and the U.S. Environ.
Protect. Agency to address the development, uses and improvement of emission
inventories for issues such as global climate, biogenic emissions, stationary
sources, and international programs. Contact Air & Waste Management Assoc.,
One Gateway Ctr., Third Fl., Pittsburgh PA 15222 (tel: 412 232 3444; fax: 412
232 3450; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Annex 22 Workshop on
Natural Refrigerants, Oct. 16-18, 1995, Trondheim, Norway. Contact IEA Heat
Pump Ctr., POB 17, 6130 AA Sittard, Neth. (tel: 31 46 595 236; fax: 31 46 510
389; e-mail: email@example.com).
Climate Dynamics and
the Global Change Perspective, Oct. 17-20, 1995, Cracow, Poland. Topics
include climate detection and climate modeling. Contact Barbara
Obrebska-Starklowa, Inst. Geog., Jagiellonian Univ., ul. Grodzka 64, PL-31-044
Cracow, Pol. (tel: 48 12 22 30 56; fax: 48 12 22 55 78; e-mail:
Leaders' Summit on Climate Change, Oct. 22-25, 1995, Saitama Prefecture,
Japan. Contact Intl. Council Local Environ. Studies, City Hall (8th Fl., East
Tower), Toronto ON M5H 2N2, Can. (tel: 416 392 1462; fax: 416 392 1478).
Advisory Council for the IGBP [SAC IV] and ICSU Global Change Forum,
Oct. 22-27, 1995, Beijing, China. Will address "Natural and Anthropogenic
Changes: Impacts on Global Biogeochemical Cycles," covering history,
changes in land use and mobilization rates of important gases, effects of
changes for biogeochemical cycles, and overview of Asian change and global
change. Contact SAC IV, IGBP Secretariat, Royal Swed. Acad. Sci., Box 50005,
S-104 05, Stockholm, Swed. (tel: 46 8 16 64 46; fax: 46 8 16 64 05; e-mail:
International CFC and
Halon Alternatives Conference and Exhibition, Oct. 23-25, 1995, Washington,
D.C. Sponsored by the Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy et al. Will
focus on technology and policy concerning ozone depleting compounds and their
alternatives including CFCs, HCFCs, HFCs, halons, methyl chloroform, methyl
bromide. Will also include the U.S. EPA's annual Stratospheric Ozone Protection
Awards. The complete program is available from Halon Alternatives Conf., POB
236, Frederick MD 21701 (fax: 301 695 0175).
Asian Change in the
Context of Global Change-Natural and Anthropogenic Changes: Impacts on Global
Biogeochemical Cycles, Oct. 23-25, 1995, Beijing, China. To be held in
conjunction with the Fourth Scientific Advisory Council for the IGBP [SAC
IV] and ICSU Global Change Forum. Topics will include processes
that mobilize, transform, transport and sequester carbon, oxygen, nitrogen,
phosphorus and sulfur (CONPS); and environmental processes that are affected by
their increased concentrations. Contact IGBP Secretariat, Royal Swed. Acad.
Sci., Box 50005, S-104 05, Stockholm, Swed. (tel: 46 8 16 64 48; fax: 46 8 16 64
05; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Symposium on CO2 Fixation and Efficient Utilization of Energy, Oct. 23-25,
1995, Tokyo 152, Japan. Contact Ken Okazaki, Res. Ctr. for Carbon Recycling &
Utilization, 2-12 1 O-okayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan (tel: 81 3 5734 3335;
fax: 81 3 5499 3974).
20th Annual Climate
Diagnostics Workshop, Oct. 23-27, 1995, Seattle, Washington. Sponsored by
NOAA's Climate Prediction Center and the Joint Institute for the Study of the
Atmosphere and Ocean. Will focus on reanalysis data for climate studies; coupled
model diagnostic studies; climate prediction; and preliminary results from
GEWEX-CIP and PACS programs. Contact David Rodenhuis, Clim. Prediction Ctr.,
W/NMC5 Washington DC 20233 (fax: 301 763 8395; e-mail:
email@example.com). See Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., p. 998, June
Ocean and Atmosphere
Pacific, Oct. 23-27, 1995, Adelaide, S. Australia. Sponsored by the
Australian Intl. Develop. Assist. Bur. Will report on recent findings of the
South Pacific Sea Level and Climate Monitoring Project, and also focus on
climate and sea level, global warming, and ENSO. Contact T. Murty, Natl. Tidal
Facility, Flinders Univ., GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, S. Australia 5001 (tel: 618 08
201 7524; fax: 618 08 201 7523; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
AWRA (Amer. Water
Resour. Assoc.) 31st Annual Conference and Symposia, Nov. 5-9, 1995,
Houston, Texas. Conference topics will include hydrology, GIS, remote sensing,
global change. Contact John Grounds III, Bechtel, 3000 Post Oak, Houston TX
International Technical Meeting on Air Pollution Modeling and Its Applications,
Nov. 6-10, 1995, Baltimore, Md. Hosted by Amer. Meteor. Soc. Key topics include
the role of atmospheric models in air pollution policy, global and long-range
models, model assessment and verification. Abstracts are due Feb. 28, 1995,
to: Sven-Erik Gryning, Dept. Meteor., Ris? Natl. Lab., 4000 Roskilde,
Denmark (fax: +45 46 75 56 19; e-mail: email@example.com). Also contact Francis
Schiermeier, Atmos. Sci. Modeling Div., US EPA, Res. Triangle Pk. NC 27711
Congress on Energy, Environment and Tech-nological Innovation, Nov. 6-11,
1995, Caracas, Venezuela. A triennial event that will provide an international
forum for scientific researchers. Poster sessions and workshops should closely
relate to the title topics and objectives. Abstracts are due Nov. 15, 1994.
In the Americas and Oceania, contact Giuseppe Giannetto, Facultad In-genier?a,
Univ. Central de Venezuela, Apartado Postal 50656, Caracas 1050, Venezuela (tel:
++58-2-6931103; fax: ++58-2-6930629; e-mail: eanteliz@ dino.conicit.ve. In
Europe, Asia and Africa, contact Giuseppi Imbesi, Dipt. Architettura, Facolt?
di Ingener?a, Univ. Roma la Sapienza, Via Eudossiana 18, Rome 00184,
Italy (tel: ++39-6-44585851; fax4: ++39-6444585186).
Sustain Africa: An
International Conference on the Implications of Climate Change, Global Warming
and Environmental Degradation in Africa, Nov. 6-11, 1995, Lagos, Nigeria.
Will determine the human and physical resource requirements and infrastructural
demands for sustainable development; will assess the socio-economic and cultural
implications of climate change; and will encourage collaboration among African
states and international institutions. Contact E.E. Ekuwem, Dept. Meteor.
Services, Blind Ctr. Rd., PMB 1215 Oshodi, Lagos, Nigeria.
U.S./African Energy Partnerships, Nov. 7-10, 1995, Atlanta, Ga. Sponsored by
U.S. Dept. of Energy, ESKOM Pwr. Co. et al. Will address African energy issues
and business opportunities, and involve a diverse constituency in creative
planning to bring African energy development plans to fruition, and to foster
sustainable electric power production and distribution. Contact Arthur Baldwin,
Ctr. for Conference Mgmt., POB 18209, Pittsburgh PA 15236 (412 892 6244).
Sustainable Energy and Mineral Resource Development in Developing Countries,
Nov. 8-10, 1995, Hat Yai, Thailand. An international conference with a
comprehensive program. Contact Rotchanatch Darnsawasdi, Dept. Mining, Prince of
Songkla Univ., POB 2, Hat Yai 90112, Thailand (tel: 66 074 211030 49; fax: 66
on Bromine and Iodine and Their Possible Effect on Ozone, Nov. 7-11, 1995,
Munich, Ger. Contact Environ. Div., AREP, WMO, 41 Ave. Guiseppa Motta, CH-1211
Geneva 2, Switz. (tel: 41 22 730 8454; fax: 41 22 740 0984; e-mail:
Energy Economy '95:
European Exhibition on Energy Efficiency, Cogeneration and Renewable Energy,
Nov. 15-17, 1995, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Contact Energy/Economy '95, RAI,
Glen House, 200-208 Tottenham Court Rd., London W1P 9LA, UK (tel: 44 0 71 436
9774; fax: 44 0 71 436 5694).
Workshop on Sea Level
Change, Nov. 15-17, 1995, Miami, Fla. Sponsored by U.S. Natl. Sci.
Foundation, NASA et al. Contact C. Harrison, Sch. Marine Sci., Univ. Miami, 4600
Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami FL 33149 (tel: 305 361 4610; fax: 305 361 4632;
Symposium on Global Change and Agriculture in the North, Nov. 16-17, 1995,
Helsinki, Finland. Organized by the Finnish Res. Prog. on Clim. Change (SILMU)
to review the state of knowledge on the subject, to provide a forum for
reporting research results, and to identify research needs. Contact Pirkko
Heikinheimo, SILMU Off., Acad. of Finland, Box 57, FIN-00551 Helsinki, Fin.
(tel: 35 8 0 7748 8338; fax: 35 8 0 7748 8299; e-mail:
Energy Africa '95:
Conference on Energy Optimization and Conservation, Nov. 20-23, 1995, Accra,
Ghana. Contact Water Africa Ltd., 36 Upper Duke St., Liverpool L1 9DY, UK (tel:
44 151 709 9192; fax: 44 151 709 7801).
Symposium on Energy, Environment and Economics, Nov. 20-24, 1995, Melbourne,
Victoria, Australia. A forum on the policy, efficiency, economic and
environmental effects of energy production, use and conversion on the
international level. For information or to submit an abstract: EEE
Symposium, Faculty of Engineering, Univ. Melbourne, Parkville, Vic., Australia
CEDS '95: Second
International Workshop on Climate and Environmental Database Systems, Nov.
21-23, 1995, Hamburg, Ger. Contact Michael Lautenschlager, DKRZ (Deutsches
Klimarechen-zentrum), Bundesstr. 55, D-20146 Hamburg, Ger. (tel: 49 40 411 73
297; fax: 49 40 411 73 400; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Symposium on Spectral Sensing Research '95, Nov. 26-Dec. 1, 1995, Melbourne,
Australia. Sponsored by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et al. The theme is crisis
support, where technologies are developed and shared among government,
commercial and academic communities. Topics include atmospheric, oceanographic
and coastal studies and applications. Contact J. Cole, Sci. & Technol.
Corp., 101 Research Dr., Hampton VA 23666 (tel: 804 865 7604; fax: 804 865 8721;
on Modeling and Simulation, Nov. 27-30, 1995, New Castle, New South Wales,
Australia. Sponsored by Intl. Soc. Ecol. Modeling et al. The comprehensive range
of topics includes interdisciplinary methods, economics, agriculture, climate
and air pollution. Abstracts are due May 1, 1995 to: P. Binning, Dept.
Civil Eng., Univ. Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia (tel: 61-49-215-735;
fax: 61-49-216-991; e-mail: email@example.com).
Open Meeting on the
IGBP Northern Eurasia Study, Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 1995, Tsukuba, Japan. Will look
at the terrestrial carbon cycle in this region; specifically, how this cycle
will be affected by global change, and the subsequent feedbacks that may lead to
further change. Papers should focus on the interactions and cross links among
these four themes: water, energy and carbon exchange; trace gas emissions;
ecosystem studies; and land use/land cover change. Submit abstracts to:
Gen Inoue, Natl. Inst. for Environ. Studies, Japan Environ. Agency, 16-2,
Ongawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305, Japan (tel: 81 298 51 6111; fax: 81 298 51 4732;
Conference on Information for Sustainable Development, Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 1995,
Dallas, Tex. Contact Seyoum Zegiorgis, 3617 Yosemite Dr., Plano TX 75023 (tel:
214 613 7591; fax: 214 686 4175; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Solar '95: Annual
Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society, Nov.
29-Dec. 2, 1995, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Featuring the theme: "Renewable
Energy: The Future Is Now." Contact Mures Convention Mgmt., Victoria Dock,
Hobart, TAS 7000, Australia (tel: 61 02 341 424; fax: 61 02 344 464; e-mail:
Development and Global Climate Change: Conflicts and Connections, Dec. 4-5,
1995, Arlington, Virginia. Sponsored by the Center for Environmental
Information, and cosponsored by more than 25 national and international
environmental organizations, trade associations, government agencies and
educational institutions. Keynote speaker Bert Bolin, Chair of the
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, will present the findings of the
IPCC's 1995 scientific assessment, scheduled to be released shortly before the
conference. The conference will examine implications of the new assessment for
sustainable development, particularly mechanisms for assessing the linkages and
the conflicts between sustainable development strategies and emerging findings
about impacts of, adaptation to, and mitigation of climate change effects.
Sessions will cover economic assessment, and science and policy in the face of
uncertainty. Contact Ctr. for Environ. Information, 50 West Main St., Rochester
NY 14604 (tel: 716 262 2870; fax: 716 262 4156; e-mail:
The Politics of
International Investment for Energy and the Environment, Dec. 4-5, 1995,
London, U.K. Organized by Roy. Inst. Intl. Affairs (attn. Julia Thomas), Chatham
House, 10 St. James' Sq., London SW1Y 4LE, UK (tel: 44 171 957 5700, ext. 298;
fax: 44 171 321 2045).
Recovery, Reuse, Alternatives and New Legislation, Dec. 4-5, 1995, Orlando,
Fla. A course on state-of-the-art techniques for recovery and reuse, along with
procedures for reducing emissions from manufacturing through maintenance.
Contact Jana Ricketts, Assoc. Energy Eng., 4025 Pleasantdale Rd., S. 420,
Atlanta GA 30340 (tel: 404 447 5083, ext. 219; fax: 404 446 3969).
Regional Conference on
Global Change, Dec. 4-6, 1995, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Scientists and other
professionals will discuss progress and uncertainties on global change related
to South America. Will also focus on activities of the IGBP and the Inter
American Institute for Global Change Research. Contact Ines Iwashita, Inst.
Estudos Avancados/USP, Av Prof. Gualberto, Trav. J 374, Sao Paulo 05508-900,
Brazil (tel: 55 11 818 4442; fax: 55 11 818 4306; e-mail: email@example.com).
The 20th Annual
Environmental Information Exchange, Dec. 5-6, 1995, Res. Triangle Pk. N.C.
Sponsored by Air & Waste Mgmt. Assoc. and U.S. Environ. Protect. Agency.
Will focus on implementation of the 1990 Clean Air Act, including global climate
change. Contact AWMA, One Gateway Ctr., Third Fl., Pittsburgh PA 15222 (tel: 412
232 3444; fax: 412 232 3450; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Meeting-American Geophysical Union, Dec. 11-15, 1995, San Francisco, Calif.
Sessions relating to climate change and ozone depletion have been scheduled in
the atmospheric sciences, hydrology and ocean sciences sections. In the "union"
section are sessions on upper atmosphere research satellite science highlights
and on climate and the emergence and spread of infectious disease. Abstracts
are due Sep. 6 to: 1995 Fall Meeting, AGU, 2000 Florida Ave. NW, Washington
DC 20009 (tel: 202-462-6900; fax: 202-328-0566; e-mail:
email@example.com). See Eos, pp. 280-288, July 11, 1995.
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