5th Rajasthan Science Congress
13th - 15th October, 2017
Amity University Rajasthan
Focal Theme : Science & Technology for Sustainable Development of State of Rajasthan
5th Rajasthan Science Congress being organised at Amity University Rajasthan from 13-15 October 2017 RSC 2017 : : Important Dates - Rajasthan Science Congress Dates : October 13-15, 2017 || Abstract Submission : 30 September 2017 (Submission Directly To: rsc2017@jpr.amity.edu || Registration - Commerical Presentation : 1 October 2017 || Registration - Industrial Exhibition : 1 October 2017
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Sub Theme : Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment & Adaptation
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Rajasthan Science Congress
13-15 October 2017
Abstract Submission
30 September 2017
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Commercial Presentation
1 October 2017
Industrial Exhibition
1 October 2017
Climate change is one of the most important and burning issue in national and international community.  In recent years, climate change over South Asian region, particularly over India has received significant importance due to enhanced occurrence of hydro-meteorological hazards namely, severe floods/droughts, tropical cyclones etc, are causing enormous loss of lives and livelihoods. However, effective disaster preparedness and response arrangements have significantly reduced loss of lives despite an increase in the number of disaster events in present climate change scenario.

In addition, Assessing vulnerability to climate change is important for defining the risks posed by climate change and provides information for identifying measures to adapt to climate change impacts. It enables practitioners and decision-makers to identify the most vulnerable areas, sectors and social groups. In turn, this means climate change adaptation options targeted at specified contexts can be developed and implemented.

In view of the above, under the umbrella Rajasthan Science Congress, AMITY COAST, AUR organizing a session on "Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation"to understand the climate change science, uncertainties, its implications on various sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, water resources, energy and tourism etc.This symposium also bring synergies among distinguished researchers/scientists and policymakers in the area of climate change research; its vulnerability, impacts and adaptation strategies to hydro-meteorological hazards.

The main areas focused in the symposium are
a)    Climate science: observational and modeling studies
b)    Climate extremes over India
c)     Aerosols-climate interactions
d)    Climate change vulnerability assessment
e)    Climate risk management.

Call for papers
The symposium will have keynote talks to be delivered by national and international experts on above mentions area. The authors are invited to submit abstracts  (limited to 500 words) in any of the above area for oral and poster presentation. Abstracts can be submmitted to : rsc2017@jpr.amity.edu on or before 30 September 2017.
Selected Papers will be published in International Journal of Earth and Atmospheric Science ISSN No. 2349-9222

Scientific Organizing Committee
Prof. P.V.S Raju                      Amity University Rajasthan          Convener
Prof. Someshwar Das          Central University Rajasthan        Member
Prof. K S Gupta                       University of Rajasthan                 Member
Dr.Era Upadhyaya                 Amity University Rajasthan          Member
Dr. Akhsilesh K. Mishra       Amity University Rajasthan          Member
Dr. Swagata Payra                 BIT Mesra, Jaipur Campus             Member
Dr. Amitabh Tripathi            Amity University Rajasthan           Member