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Professor Dr. Marcus Nuesser’s Exhibition “Environmental Change on a Himalayan scale”, November 06.-09, at India Habitat Centre - Open Palm Court Gallery

Heidelberg University organizes Professor Dr. Marcus Nuesser’s Exhibition on “Environmental Change on a Himalayan scale”, which will take place on November 06-09, at India Habitat Centre, Open Palm Court Gallery. The exhibition will consist of a collection of bi-temporal comparisons, between historical photographs, paintings or maps and repeated photographs, satellite imagery and topographic maps, which will visualize the environmental changes on a Himalayan scale. Examples will be shown from the Nanga Parbat area in the northwestern Himalayas, over Ladakh and Nepal to Sikkim.

The interest for the four-day event is overwhelming and the exhibition will certainly be shown in other cities of India in the next year.

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Posted on 02 Nov 2015
South Asia Institute at the at the International conference: “Global environmental change in the Himalayan Region: Controversies, Impacts, Futures” (6-8 November)
A remarkable group of five scholars from the Department of Geography of the South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University will participate at the International Conference “Global Environmental Change in the Himalayan Region: Controversies, Impacts, Futures”, which will take place in New Delhi at India Habitat Centre, between November 6-8. Led by the chair of the Department, Professor Dr. Marcus Nuesser, the group includes Dr. Ravi Baghel, Dr. Juliane Dame, Dipl.-Ing. Nils Harm and Dr. Susanne Schmidt.

Organized by Heidelberg University jointly with Free University Berlin and in partnership with TERI University, the international conference is attended by leading experts, scholars and researchers in the field, as well as junior researchers from top academic institutions, NGOS and relevant governmental organizations.  The conference will consist of presentations analysing historical records of climate change, remote sensing of environmental change, direct and indirect impacts of climate change, human development, socio-hydrology and changes in the cryosphere, to name just a few.

The conference will open with a keynote speech by Professor Dr. Marcus Nuesser on “Glacier Changes on a Himalayan Scale: Scientific, Cultural and Political Dimensions”, which will be followed by the festive inauguration of the exhibition on “Environmental Change on the Himalayan Scale” that identifies changes of glaciers, vegetation, land use and urban development in Himalayas.
Please find attached the poster to the conference!

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Posted on 02 Nov 2015

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