News & Events
4th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2012
27 June 2012 02:10
Integrative Risk Management in a Changing World - Pathways to a Resilient SocietyDear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,The Global Risk Forum GRF Davos organizes the fourth International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos, 26-30 August 2012, in the beautiful mountain area and world-renowne...
Marine Environmental Observation, Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR)
26 June 2012 02:07
MEOPAR will bring together a team of outstanding Canadian researchers dedicated to anticipating and responding to marine hazards and rapidly changing risk patterns for coastal communities, industry and ecosystems alike.MEOPAR will help Canada reduce its vulnerability and exposure to new hazards whil...
Rio+20 Forum on Science, Technology & Innovation for Sustainable Development Videos
19 June 2012 09:11
Dear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,Rio+20 Forum on Science, Technology & Innovation for Sustainable Development videos are available at this website.Disaster Session is split into two parts:Part 1Part 2
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...