Conference ‘The Management of the Guarani Aquifer System: An Example of Cooperation’, São Paulo 21-23 September, 2011 – Call for Abstracts

This conference will be organized by the Centro de Pesquisas de Águas Subterrâneas of the Institute of Geosciences, University of São Paulo, together with the Environment Secretariat of the State of São Paulo and the University of Surrey, UK, at São Paulo, Brazil, on 21-23 September, 2011. It will provide a forum for discussion of the actions that have been taken after the signature of the agreement on the management of the Guarani Aquifer System (GAS) on 10 August, 2010, and of the challenges laying ahead. The conference will be structured around the following three sessions: (a)  an assessment of the scientific knowledge on the GAS; (b) current use and protection of the Guarani Aquifer System; and (c) the GAS and regional cooperation.

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 30 April, 2011.

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