Report Topic:Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Floods and Water Availability across China towards the end of the 21st Century
Reporter: Prof.Yongqin David Chen，Department of Geography and Resource Management，The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Time: 14:30, Jan.23, 2016
Location: Academic hall of state key laboratory
Dr. Yongqin David Chen is the Chairman and a Professor of the Department of Geography and Resource Management, and Deputy Director of Center of Strategic Environmental Assessment for China, at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research and teaching areas include hydrology and water resources management, meteorology and climatology, environmental modeling and regional development. In recent years his research activities have focused on hydrological impacts of global climate change and regional land-use alteration, and low-flow hydrology of watersheds in Pearl River basin, hydrological changes in the Pearl River Delta, and urban water management in Hong Kong. He has published extensively in these areas in international and Chinese journals, as well as book volumes. He has been active in serving in various capacities for several universities, professional societies and government advisory committees at local, national, and international levels, including Honorary Professors of Nankai University, Vice Chair of Commission on Hydrology of Geographical Society of China, Vice Chair of Commission on Water Resources, Chinese Society of Natural Resources and member of Advisory Committee on the Quality of Water Supplies, Hong Kong SAR Government.