News & Events
ISSC Activities Report 2010-2011
19 June 2012 09:06
Dear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,ISSC have great pleasure bringing you the ISSC Activities Report for the year 2010 and 2011.The Report is also available for download on the ISSC website. Hard copies are available on request from the ISSC Secretariat.
Rio+20 Session: Disasters - Interdisciplinary Approaches for Risk Reduction and Management
13 June 2012 08:34
Thursday 14 June, 9.00-12.00Aim of the sessionThe session will provide an overview of experiences in disaster risk reduction and the role that science and technologies play in DRR to reduce the vulnerability of societies. Two major topics will be discussed during the session (1) new developments in...
GRC in Partnership with IAHS and IRDR has been Awarded an IUGG Grant
22 May 2012 08:06
The Commission on Geophysical Risk and Sustainability (GeoRisk Commission), in partnership with International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) and Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR), has been awarded an International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) Grant for the project en...
IUGG First GRC Conference on Extreme Natural Hazards and Their Impacts
21 May 2012 05:52
Dear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,IUGG First GRC Conference on Extreme Natural Hazards and Their Impacts will be held in Chapman University campus on December 8-12, 2012.The Topics are:Session I - Some of Major Recent Earthquake and Tsunami EventsSession II - Recent Volcanic EventsSession...
IRDR Japan Makes a Permanent Committee of the Science Council of Japan (SCJ)
16 May 2012 03:19
On April 23, 2012, IRDR Japan made a permanent committee of the Science Council of Japan (SCJ). Toshio Koike, Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Tokyo, was appointed to serve as the new Chair of IRDR Japan.Full List of IRDR Japan National Committee...
CODATA 2012 International Conference - Call for Scientific Presentations Deadline
16 May 2012 02:15
Dear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,The call for the Scientific Presentations for the 23rd International CODATA Conference themed “Open Data and Information for a Changing Planet”, which will be held October 28-31, 2012 in Taipei, China, has been extended to June 15th, 2012.To submit a prese...
IRDR Announces New Science Committee Members
10 May 2012 01:37
IRDR would like congratulate the new Science Committee members Irasema AYALA-ALCÁNTARA, Ann BOSTROM and Sisi ZLATANOVA, who have been approved by the Sponsors to replace outgoing members Raymond Chan, Allan Lavell, Maria Patek and Coleen Vogel.For more information about the new Science Committee mem...
IRDR’s Anthony Oliver-Smith Winning the Malinowski Award
07 May 2012 02:02
IRDR would like to congratulate Anthony Oliver-Smith for winning the Malinowski Award.The Bronislaw Malinowski Award is an award given by the US-based Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) in honor of Bronisław Malinowski (1884–1942), an original member and strong supporter of the Society. Briefly...
Towards a Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
13 March 2012 01:20
Dear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,Towards a Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction UNISDR paper outlines some substantive issues and a process of consultations as the disaster risk reduction community heads toward the end date of the current blueprint for global disaster risk redu...
4th IDRC Davos 2012 – Call for Abstracts Extended to 31 March
12 March 2012 02:52
The call for contributions for the 4th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2012 has been extended to 31 March 2012. The best papers will be published in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.Submit an abstract.