Training Programme on Climate Change Downscaling Approaches and Applications in Water and Food Sectors

9 Nov 2012 - 20 Nov 2012
Bangkok, Thailand

This programme aims to assess the impact of climate change in a region and to reduce vulnerabilities through the latest technologies and methodologies necessary to downscale and the appropriate use of downscaled information. The training module consists of the following course categories: science of climate change and downscaling, dynamical and statistical downscaling methods, impacts on rice production and impacts on floods. Participants are also receive practical training in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in downscaling and modelling extreme climatic events. The course focuses on the water and food sectors.

UN Organisation(s): 
UNU
Partner(s):
Asian Institute of Technology, Chulalongkorn University, University Network for Climate and Ecosystems Change Adaptation Research
Language(s): 
ENG