FLOODsite Ezine  
FLOODsite Public Newsletter No 7 - December 2007  
Future Events

FLOODrisk 2008, Oxford

FLOODrisk 2008, Keble College, Oxford

17 December 2007
FLOODrisk 2008 will take place at Keble College, Oxford, UK, from 30 September to 2 October 2008. Planning is well underway. With the deadline for submission of abstracts 14 January 2008, the organising committee would welcome abstracts on any aspect of flood risk management - please visit the FLOODrisk 2008 website for the template and instructions if you would like to participate in this major event.

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Other News

New Flood Risk Management Journal

Journal of Flood Risk Management

17 December 2007
Wiley-Blackwell has launched this new peer-reviewed on-line journal with the first issue scheduled for March 2008. The Associate Editors include Jim Hall, Paul Samuels and Jochen Schanze from FLOODsite and other FLOODsite team members have been approached to join the editorial board of the Journal.

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Meeting Reports

IPCC Fourth Assessment Report

IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4)

17 December 2007
The International Symposium on Future Climate, Impacts and Responses was organised by DG research in Brussels on 19th and 20th November. The symposium brought together leading scientists on climate change from inside and outside Europe. Its objective was to share knowledge and to discuss urgent research needs by considering key findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) and on-going EC funded research.

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Meeting Reports

Flood risk management in Catalunya

29 November 2007
FLOODsite partner UPC in Barcelona has recently organised another in an annual series of workshops to disseminate the project results into the regional context with the assistance of the local FLOODsite application and implementation advisory board (AIB) member Jose Luis Colomer. Prof Agustin Sanchez-Arcilla now reports on how representatives of the various departments from the regional administration found out about the latest progress on FLOODsite.

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