Delta Alliance News and Events Archive

Deltas in Times of Climate Change Conference - Second Announcement Folder with information about the Second Announcement and Programme with plenary and parallel sessions, field trips, prizes and more.
Deltas in Times of Climate Change Conference, Tuesday 30 March 2010
DeltaCompetition challenges students to craft solutions for climate change adaptation in the world’s delta cities The worldwide DeltaCompetition is open for submissions. Students are invited to formulate creative solutions for adapting the delta cities of the world to climate change impacts. Students have until 15 June 2010 to submit entries to the competition. Three winning entries will receive prizes of USD 3,000 and an expenses-paid trip to Rotterdam to present their work at the Deltas in Times of Climate Change conference.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Thursday 18 March 2010
Delta Alliance announced in Copenhagen On 16 December 2009 Delta Alliance was officially announced by dignitaries of Indonesia, Bangladesh, California and the Netherlands. This side event took place during the COP15 in Copenhagen.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Thursday 24 December 2009
Delta Alliance for the resilience of riverdeltas worldwide On December 17 2009, the Delta Alliance, an emerging international network for the resilience of river deltas worldwide, was officially announced by dignitaries of Indonesia, Bangladesh, California and the Netherlands.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Thursday 17 December 2009
Call for abstracts for Conference 'Deltas in Times of Climate Change' The two official Dutch research programmes on climate change and spatial planning (Climate changes Spatial Planning and Knowledge for Climate), the City of Rotterdam and the C40 (a group of the world’s largest cities committed to tackling climate change) invite scientists, politicians, policy-makers and practitioners to share their knowledge and experience in a major international conference on climate adaptation. Delta Alliance is organizing a number of sessions including a showcase of examples of successful cooperation between river delta regions.
Climate Delta Conference, Tuesday 8 December 2009
Rapport: in VS is gebrek aan know-how in waterbeheer (In Dutch) Nederlandse en Amerikaanse waterdeskundigen waarschuwen dat in de VS onvoldoende kennis is om gevolgen van een stijgende zeespiegel, vooral in de kustgebieden rondom de San Francisco Bay, op te vangen. Voor de technische analyse van onder andere waterstanden en golfhoogten heeft de Delta Alliance gebruik gemaakt van het in Nederland ontwikkelde hydraulische model Delft3D.
Technisch Weekblad, Friday 2 October 2009
Delta Alliance will be announced in San Francisco Symposium (21 September 2009) Delta Alliance will be announced in San Francisco Monday, September 21 at a one-day symposium: “California and The Netherlands: A New Alliance for Climate Change Adaptation”. See Events for more information.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Monday 17 August 2009
Delta Committee with article "Dutch coasts in transition" in Nature GeoScience In Nature Geoscience (30 June 2009), the article Dutch coasts in transition has been published. The article describes the vision of the Delta Committee on the long-term protection of the Dutch Rhine and Meuse Delta and North Sea coast.
Nature Geoscience, Monday 29 June 2009
Delta Dispatch, Issue 1 First Delta Alliance Newsletter with news from the Delta Alliance Front Line; with information about the Mekong and Red River Deltas, San Francisco Bay, Rhine Delta and Jakarta.
Delta Alliance International Secretariat, Monday 8 June 2009
State unprepared for effects of warming, report says Despite its tough goals to reduce greenhouse gases, California is not prepared to deal with the flooding, coastal erosion and loss of wildlife habitat that scientists are predicting in the coming decades as a result of higher global temperatures, a new report says., Tuesday 18 November 2008
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