OnDemand Webcast

Organizer: World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Type: Side-event
Time: 19/05/06 18:00
Location: Solar

Climate change research achievements and challenges: priority goals for WCRP

The WCRP coordinates research essential for projecting human-induced climate change, for detecting and attributing climate change and for assessing the impact of mitigation measures. The event focuses on research gaps for managing climate change impacts and facilitating adaptation to future climate change.

Welcome: B. Nyenzi, Director, World Climate Programme, WMO

"Potentially Dangerous Sea-level Rise: A Research Needs Example": J Church, Chair, Joint Scientific Committee for the WCRP

"How Sure Are We about Climate Change Projections?": J.F.B Mitchell, Chief Scientist, UK Met Office

"What Forces Climate Change and How Well Do We know It?": V. Ramaswamy, US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton University

"What Climate Extremes Are Awaiting Us?": A. Busalacchi, Director, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland

"Key Climate Change Research Gaps": J. Church, Chair, Joint Scientific Committee for the WCRP

Moderator: A. Henderson-Sellers, Director, WCRP

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