MEDIA ADVISORY
Scientists from 30 Nations to Discuss the “Global Water System,” October 7 - 9 in Portsmouth



Contact: David Sims
603-862-5369
Science Writer
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space

October 2, 2003



WHAT: Global Water System Project Open Science Conference

WHEN: Tuesday, October 7 - Thursday, October 9, 2003. Welcome, Workshop Goals, and Scientific Framework begins Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Sheraton Harborside Hotel and Conference Center, Portsmouth, N.H.

DETAILS: Dr. Charles Vörösmarty of the University of New Hampshire's Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) will lead more than 100 research and social scientists, policy-makers, and agency representatives from 30 nations in an effort to quantify how humans are using and changing global water resources and develop policies that will help protect the planet's water resources.


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