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Ninth meeting of the Research Dialogue (RD 9), SBSTA 46

Wednesday 10 May 2017

13.15-14.45: Poster session
15.00-18.00: Dialogue

pdf-icon Information note by the SBSTA Chair (619 kB)

pdf-icon Agenda (304 kB)

pdf-icon Summary Report (1656 kB)

Live audiostream


Poster session - see Posters list below

Posters will remain on display until Saturday 13 May

15:00-18:00 Dialogue
Chaired by Carlos Fuller, SBSTA Chair
15:00 Carlos Fuller
Welcome and opening remarks
Keynote presentations
  David Carlson
World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)
pdf-icon WCRP Action on Urgent Climate Challenges: Research and Modeling (4334 kB)
  Chris Rapley
University College London, UK
pdf-icon Communicating Climate Changed. Why so toxic? (2054 kB)
15:30 Theme 1: Regional climate research data and information, and gaps
  Andre Kamga Foamouhoue
African Centre for Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD)
pdf-icon WMO Global to regional climate services for better climate change adaptation and risk management (4607 kB)

Discussion and Q&A
- including short statements from experts on their posters (see below)

- pdf-icon response (626 kB) by Mr. Adao Barbosa, Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG)

16:45 Theme 2: Science to take stock and assess progress on mitigation
  Jim Skea
Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
pdf-icon Mitigation pathways and sustainability in the context of the Paris Agreement (774 kB)
  Discussion and Q&A
- including short statements from experts on their posters (see below)
 18:00 Close of meeting by the SBSTA Chair

Theme 1: Regional climate research data and information, and gaps
 Presenter  Poster


David Carlson

pdf-icon The WCRP Grand Challenge on Understanding and Predicting Weather and Climate Extremes (6941 kB)

pdf-icon pdf (170 kB)
David Carlson
pdf-icon Regional Climate Downscaling through Arctic-CORDEX (6842 kB) pdf-icon pdf (83 kB)
David Carlson
pdf-icon The EURO-CORDEX initiative: A new generation of regional climate scenarios for Europe (4951 kB) pdf-icon pdf (144 kB)
WMO Regional Climate Centres:    
Andre Kamga Foamouhoue 

pdf-icon Africa needs to rehabilitate the observation network (3106 kB)

pdf-icon pdf (144 kB)
Andre Kamga Foamouhoue 
pdf-icon Prevention, preparation and response to disaster using climate outlooks (3106 kB) pdf-icon pdf (144 kB)
Andre Kamga Foamouhoue 
pdf-icon Climate services for meningitis epidemic surveillance and control in Niger (3106 kB) pdf-icon pdf (146 kB)
Zhiqiang Gong
Beijing Climate Center (BCC)
pdf-icon Climate Activities and Services in Beijing Climate Center (902 kB)

pdf-icon pdf1 (72 kB)

pdf-icon pdf2 (679 kB)

Juan José Nieto
Centro Internacional para la Investigación del Fenómeno de El Niño (CIIFEN)
pdf-icon Climate research gaps and opportunities to support risk management and adaptation in Latin American countries (2689 kB) pdf-icon pdf (64 kB)
Stefan Rösner
RAVI Regional Climate Centre Offenbach Node on Climate Monitoring
pdf-icon The WMO RAVI Regional Climate Centre Network (719 kB)
Morten Skovgård Olsen
Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP)
pdf-icon Recent findings of the “Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic 2017 assessment” (17802 kB) pdf-icon pdf (263 kB)
Andrew Matthews
Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)
pdf-icon Measure to Manage: A view from the Asia-Pacific (5120 kB) pdf-icon pdf (263 kB)
Ulric Trotz
Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC)
pdf-icon Decision making and adaptation planning decision support tools for the Caribbean (2134 kB) pdf-icon pdf (152 kB)
Hugo Zunker
European Commission
pdf-icon Copernicus Climate Change Service - Developing drought, pest impact and phonological indicators for potential adaptation anywhere in the World (12768 kB) pdf-icon pdf (12 kB)
Thorsten Kiefer
Future Earth
pdf-icon Regional effects of air pollution, disaster risk, and urban climate change (2748 kB) pdf-icon pdf (4 kB)
Simon Eggleston
Global Climate Observing System (GCOS)
pdf-icon Systematic observations: from global systems to local information (1039 kB) pdf-icon pdf (155 kB)
Simon Eggleston
pdf-icon Contribute to improving systematic observations: capacity development through the GCOS Cooperation Mechanism (1681 kB) see previous
Stefan Rösner on behalf of the
Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
pdf-icon Open Earth observation data for regional climate research, mitigation and adaptation decision making (1625 kB) pdf-icon pdf (74 kB)
Atsuya Kinoshita
pdf-icon Gap Filling through Collaborative Researches Using Non-Hydrostatic Regional Climate Model (NHRCM) and the Tokyo Climate Center (WMO Regional Climate Center) (1884 kB) pdf-icon pdf (42 kB)
Koji Dairaku
pdf-icon Regional climate downscaling for risk information - Establishment of the CORDEX Asia Empirical-Statistical Downscaling (ESD) Group (6856 kB) pdf-icon pdf (26 kB)
Sara Purca and Ione Anderson
Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI)
pdf-icon The impact of 2015-2017 El Niño on the regional ocean variability off Peru: A case study (1717 kB) pdf-icon pdf (209 kB)
Hans-Jürgen Panitz
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
pdf-icon Added value of regional downscaling with COSMO-CLM in the context of CORDEX-Africa (5278 kB) pdf-icon pdf (80 kB)
Jacob Schewe
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) 
pdf-icon ISIpedia - the climate impacts encyclopedia: presenting the upcoming 3rd phase of ISIMIP which includes regionalized evaluation and climate impacts information across sectors (287 kB)   pdf-icon pdf (80 kB)
Jacob Schewe
pdf-icon Regional impacts of climate change on hydrology: a model inter-comparison (879 kB) see previous
Ge Verver
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute  (KNMI)
pdf-icon RCC developments and the CREWS initiative (3112 kB) pdf-icon pdf (20 kB)
Espen Ronneberg
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)
pdf-icon Combining Traditional Knowledge and Meteorological Forecasts in the Pacific to Increase Community Resilience to Extreme Climatic Events (853 kB) pdf-icon pdf (349 kB)
Ralf Döscher
Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI)
pdf-icon Regional projections of global climate change for local adaptation response (1578 kB) pdf-icon pdf (32 kB)
Christiana Olusegun
Andreas Hirner and Christiane Leuchtenbörger
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
pdf-icon WASCAL – West African Climate Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use. Regional Climate and Land Surface Information and Services (382 kB) pdf-icon pdf (52 kB)
Stuart Goldstraw
UK MetOffice
pdf-icon Long-Term Observing Stations are a critical part of the climate puzzle (4266 kB) pdf
Joachim Post
UN Space-based information for emergency and disaster response (UN-SPIDER)
pdf-icon UNISPACE+50 and its Thematic Priority “International Cooperation Towards Low-emission and Resilient Societies”: Role of Space Research and Technology (514 kB) pdf-icon pdf (98 kB)
Theme 2: Science to take stock and assess progress on mitigation
Presenter Poster


David Carlson

pdf-icon Updated Scenario Planning and Current Schedules for CMIP6 (939 kB)

pdf-icon pdf (248 kB)
Matthias Tuma
pdf-icon WCRP activities on decadal climate prediction (1022 kB) pdf-icon pdf (156 kB)
Glen Peters
Center for International Climate Research (CICERO)
pdf-icon Key  indicators to track current progress and future ambition of the Paris Agreement (1260 kB) pdf-icon pdf (295 kB)
Rosa Maria Roman Cuesta
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
pdf-icon Identifying AFOLU emission hotspots in the tropics: where are they, how uncertain are they, and what can be done about it? (3541 kB) pdf-icon pdf (10 kB)
Richard Millar
University of Exeter and Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford
pdf-icon Human-induced warming to date and implications for outstanding carbon budgets for 1.5°C (2244 kB) pdf-icon pdf (37 kB)
Thorsten Kiefer
Future Earth
pdf-icon Carbon budgets, historic baselines, and agricultural contribution to climate mitigation (5920 kB) pdf-icon pdf (4 kB)
Henri Waisman
Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI)
pdf-icon Country-driven mid-century low-emission development strategies – Methods and insights from the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP) (347 kB) pdf-icon pdf (293 kB)
Joeri Rogelj
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
pdf-icon An update on the process of creating a very low emission scenario for climate change research (2618 kB) pdf-icon pdf (157 kB)
Joeri Rogelj
pdf-icon Understanding the origin of Paris Agreement emission uncertainties (2068 kB) pdf-icon pdf (155 kB)
Volker Krey
pdf-icon An overview of new work on climate and development linkages from the CD-LINKS project (1090 kB) pdf-icon pdf (340 kB)
Tomohiro Hajima
pdf-icon Earth System Modeling to Contribute to the Paris Agreement in the Integrated Research Program for Advancing Climate Models (3949 kB) pdf-icon pdf (18 kB)
Shamil Maksyutov
pdf-icon Contribution to the Paris Agreement using space-based GHG monitoring (2497 kB) pdf-icon pdf (109 kB)
Tommi Ekholm
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
pdf-icon Mitigation strategy under uncertainty and learning on climate sensitivity and damages (2548 kB) pdf-icon pdf (44 kB)
Amir Delju
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
pdf-icon Understanding Changes in Climate (in support of the Global Stocktake) (191 kB) pdf-icon pdf (38 kB)
Meetings of the research dialogue (RD)

List of all meetings with links to presentations and reports


pdf-icon Australia

pdf-icon Japan

pdf-icon Malta and the European Commission on behalf of the European Union and its member States. This submission is supported by Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.

Russian Federation
pdf-icon EN pdf-icon RU

pdf-icon Turkey

Additional material

pdf-icon 2018 Cities and Climate Change Science Conference (1582 kB)  co-sponsored by the IPCC, Edmonton, Canada

AMAP Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic 2017 assessment


Poster Requirements

The dimensions of posters should be A0 PORTRAIT (approx. 85 cm wide x 120 cm tall).

Please ensure that you print your hardcopy poster before coming and bring it to the conference with you.

No poster printing service will be available.

Posters can be hung on the boards in front of Room Genf at the Conference Center before 12 noon on the day of the meeting

Posters can be retrieved after 12 noon on Saturday 13 May.