Training Course
University of Lisbon (UL)
08-09 Nov 2012
Portugal (Lisbon)
Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon

The main goals of this event are to promote discussion and contribute with scientific insight by calling for the submission of abstracts that respond to the following question:

'How do decision-making processes on climate change adaptation, at the multi-decadal timescale, envision the future and deal with related uncertainties?'

We expect this workshop to deliver research on climate adaptation uncertainties that is both scientifically reliable and societal relevant. Therefore, we particularly welcome empirically grounded research dealing with the following questions:

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Target audience

Participation is open to all actors (e.g., scientific and communication experts; policy analysts; decision-makers; modellers; economists; etc.) working in the field of uncertainties in climate and climate change adaptation.

How to register

In order to take part in the workshop, participants must submit an abstract of up to 3 000 characters, including spaces, on the online submission form, by no later than June 7th 2012. After submission, abstracts will be analysed and selected by the Workshop scientific committee[1], until June 15th 2012. If selected, authors will be invited to present a full paper by October 7th 2012, to be discussed in Lisbon during November 8th and 9th of 2012. Selected papers will be part of a Special Issue to be submitted to peer-reviewed journal by April 2013.