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NSIH 2021 - Natural-hazard Symposium for the Indian Himalayas


Date: 25th - 28th October, 10:30am - 14:30pm CEST / 14:00 - 18:00pm IST

Venue: Online, upon regsitration

Host: Projekt Co-PREPARE, Indian Institute of Technology - Roorkee, University of Potsdam, DAAD, UGC 

The planned “Natural-hazard symposium for Indian Himalaya 2021" from October 25 to October 28, 2021 aims to create awareness of multiple perspectives and research domains in the Indian Himalayan region regarding natural hazards. The Indian Himalayan Region represents a significant role in the world’s mountain ecosystems. It is young and tectonically active, prone to multi-hazard like floods, landslides, earthquakes among others and suffers great loss of life and property every year. Natural hazard frequency has risen in recent decades in IHR, resulting in massive socio-economic losses.

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Register at https://ir.iitr.ac.in/NSIH2021/index.php

Co-PREPARE is a newly established UGC and DAAD-funded project at the department of Hydrology, IIT Roorkee and Institute for Environmental Sciences and Geography, University of Potsdam, Germany focusing on natural hazards in the Indian Himalayan region. Co-PREPARE facilitates cooperation between Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) and University of Potsdam (UP) to build capacity in joint hazard research by sharing expertise and creating new knowledge together.