December, 2004

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Experts: Extreme Weather and Climate Events Have Their Own Laws

On Oct 12, the Third International Symposium on Extreme Weather and Climate Events and their Mechanics and Prediction in Beijing was opened, as part of the Climate Forum, which was jointly sponsored by CAS, the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Prof. Robert E. Dickinson, Chairman of the American Geophysical Society, Academician of the two American national academies, and Georgia Institute of Technology, Prof. Virulh Sa-yakanit, member of TWAS and Congressman of Thailand, and other guests attended the symposium. The symposium received more than 80 papers. More than 100 delegates from 17 countries and districts attended the opening ceremony.

The 12th International Symposium in River and Lake Environments Held in Institute of Hydrobiology

On Nov. 2~4, the 12th International Symposium in River and Lake Environments was held in the Institute of Hydrobiology, CAS. More than 200 delegates from 10 countries and districts, such as Esthonia, Finland, Germany, Japan, South Korea,

Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Mainland China and Hong Kong attended the grand symposium entitled Fresh Water Environments and Biological Varieties.

Various topics were discussed at the Symposium: water eutrophication, biodiversity and its conservation, ecological toxicology and eco-remediation, paliolimnology and community ecology. About 120 Chinese and foreign scientists presented lectures or posters.

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