The 2013 International Conference on Water Sustainability in Arid Regions will be held in Lanzhou, China, on 12-14 August 2013. The conference will bring scientists, scholars, and practitioners together to address the intensifying water crisis facing the global arid regions. Setting water sustainability as the guiding principle, the main themes of the conference are: Water cycle and landscape patterns; Global change and water resources management; and Water and Ecosystem Services. The conference will consist of workshops and presentations and exhibitions. Post conference excursions will be organized to explore the physical and cultural characteristics of unique glacier, grassland, oasis, and desert systems in Northwest China.
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