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Workshop on Enhancing Climate Indices for Sector-Specific Applications

CIIFEN Headquarters
Guayaquil, Ecuador, 10-14 June 2013

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CIIFEN Escobedo 1204 and 9 de Octubre Avenue
Edificio Fundación El Universo (first floor)


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Monday, 10 June2013

Session I: Opening session


Session II: Climate indices and indicators, and their current use in the Agriculture, Water and Health Sectors at the Global, Regional and National Levels
Chair: Lisa Alexander, Chair CCl ETCRSCI


Session III: Country and Sector Presentations
Chair: Mr Rodney Martinez, Scientific Coordinator, CIIFEN and CoChair, CCl OPACE IV


Tuesday, 11 June2013

Session I (Stream 1): Overview of climate variability and change, data issues and relevant examples from previous workshops and applications
Chair: Dr Lisa Alexander


Session II (Stream 1): Importance of Indices and software in climate applications
Chair: Dr Rupa Kumar Kolli, WMO


Session III (Stream 1): Practical application of climate indices
Chair: Dr Sarah Perkins, University of New South Wales


Wednesday, 12 June2013

Session I : The Expert Team on Climate Risk and Sectorspecific Climate Indices (ET CRSCI), Sector-relevant Indices and software
Chair: Dr Rupa Kumar Kolli


Friday, 14 June2013

Session I : Country and region presentations
Chair: Dr Lisa Alexander






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