Climate and Human Security Symposium
University of Colorado at Boulder
June 3-4, 2015

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), in collaboration with the Homeland Infrastructure Foundation Level Data (HIFLD) Members and the World Wide Human Geography Data (WWHGD) Working Group announce the “Climate and Human Security – Geospatial Data and Mapping” symposium at the University of Colorado at Boulder, June 3-4, 2015. The focus of this workshop will be developing collaborative relationships across government, civil sector, academia, international partners, and non-government organizations that will identify fundamental geospatial data critical to enhancing our understanding of climate change and its implications for society within a human geography framework.
Throughout the symposium, experts in the field of climate and human security will participate in panels and facilitated discussions on Climate Change Science: The Premise, Climate Change & Global Human Security Overview, Climate Modeling: Global Human Security Indicators, Climate Data and Mapping Tools, Global Climate Change Impacts Research, Climate Change Demographic and Health Impacts, and Global Climate Change– Adaptation and Mitigation Efforts for Human Security. The detailed agenda will follow.

Contact Us:

Terri Ryan- Lead

Kevin Kurtz- Lead

Kyle Taduran- Technical Support

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About the WWHGD

In 2011, the World-Wide Human Geography Data Working Group (WWHGD WG) was created to focus on the need for human geography global foundation data in order to provide a basis for a deeper understanding of cultures, activities, and attitudes. Well-organized and comprehensive human geography data can be applied to analysis that allows us to better anticipate the behavior of people over space and time and to inform decision-making that supports human security, including crisis mitigation and humanitarian response. The Working Group will focus on understanding why people do what they do where they do it.

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