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Expert meeting
RD 9


14:15 - 19:00


World Conference Center Bonn





Wednesday 10 May 2017

13.15-14.45: Poster session
15.00-18.00: Dialogue

Information note by the SBSTA Chair


RD9 Summary report

Live audiostream



Poster session - see Posters list below

Posters will remain on display until Saturday 13 May


Chaired by Carlos Fuller, SBSTA Chair


Carlos Fuller

Welcome and opening remarks


Keynote presentations


David Carlson
World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)

WCRP Action on Urgent Climate Challenges: Research and Modeling (4334 kB)


Chris Rapley
University College London, UK

Communicating Climate Changed. Why so toxic? (2054 kB)


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


Andre Kamga Foamouhoue
African Centre for Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD)

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)

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


Theme 2: Science to take stock and assess progress on mitigation


Jim Skea
Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

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)


Close of meeting by the SBSTA Chair


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




David Carlson

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

pdf (170 kB)

David Carlson

Regional Climate Downscaling through Arctic-CORDEX (6842 kB)

pdf (83 kB)

David Carlson

The EURO-CORDEX initiative: A new generation of regional climate scenarios for Europe (4951 kB)

pdf (144 kB)

WMO Regional Climate Centres:



Andre Kamga Foamouhoue 

Africa needs to rehabilitate the observation network (3106 kB)

pdf (144 kB)

Andre Kamga Foamouhoue 

Prevention, preparation and response to disaster using climate outlooks (3106 kB)

pdf (144 kB)

Andre Kamga Foamouhoue 

Climate services for meningitis epidemic surveillance and control in Niger (3106 kB)

pdf (146 kB)

Zhiqiang Gong
Beijing Climate Center (BCC)

Climate Activities and Services in Beijing Climate Center (902 kB)

pdf1 (72 kB)

pdf2 (679 kB)

Juan José Nieto
Centro Internacional para la Investigación del Fenómeno de El Niño (CIIFEN)

Climate research gaps and opportunities to support risk management and adaptation in Latin American countries (2689 kB)

pdf (64 kB)

Stefan Rösner
RAVI Regional Climate Centre Offenbach Node on Climate Monitoring

The WMO RAVI Regional Climate Centre Network (719 kB)


Morten Skovgård Olsen
Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP)

 Recent findings of the “Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic 2017 assessment” (17802 kB)

 pdf (263 kB)

Andrew Matthews
Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)

 Measure to Manage: A view from the Asia-Pacific (5120 kB)

 pdf (263 kB)

Ulric Trotz
Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC)

 Decision making and adaptation planning decision support tools for the Caribbean (2134 kB)

 pdf (152 kB)

Hugo Zunker
European Commission

 Copernicus Climate Change Service - Developing drought, pest impact and phonological indicators for potential adaptation anywhere in the World (12768 kB)

 pdf (12 kB)

Thorsten Kiefer
Future Earth

 Regional effects of air pollution, disaster risk, and urban climate change (2748 kB)

 pdf (4 kB)

Simon Eggleston
Global Climate Observing System (GCOS)

 Systematic observations: from global systems to local information (1039 kB)

 pdf (155 kB)

Simon Eggleston

 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)

 Open Earth observation data for regional climate research, mitigation and adaptation decision making (1625 kB)

 pdf (74 kB)

Atsuya Kinoshita

 Gap Filling through Collaborative Researches Using Non-Hydrostatic Regional Climate Model (NHRCM) and the Tokyo Climate Center (WMO Regional Climate Center) (1884 kB)

 pdf (42 kB)

Koji Dairaku

 Regional climate downscaling for risk information - Establishment of the CORDEX Asia Empirical-Statistical Downscaling (ESD) Group (6856 kB)

 pdf (26 kB)

Sara Purca and Ione Anderson
Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI)

 The impact of 2015-2017 El Niño on the regional ocean variability off Peru: A case study (1717 kB)

 pdf (209 kB)

Hans-Jürgen Panitz
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

 Added value of regional downscaling with COSMO-CLM in the context of CORDEX-Africa (5278 kB)

 pdf (80 kB)

Jacob Schewe
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) 

 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 (80 kB)

Jacob Schewe

 Regional impacts of climate change on hydrology: a model inter-comparison (879 kB)

see previous

Ge Verver
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute  (KNMI)

 RCC developments and the CREWS initiative (3112 kB)

 pdf (20 kB)

Espen Ronneberg
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

 Combining Traditional Knowledge and Meteorological Forecasts in the Pacific to Increase Community Resilience to Extreme Climatic Events (853 kB)

 pdf (349 kB)

Ralf Döscher
Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI)

 Regional projections of global climate change for local adaptation response (1578 kB)

 pdf (32 kB)

Christiana Olusegun
Andreas Hirner and Christiane Leuchtenbörger
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

 WASCAL – West African Climate Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use. Regional Climate and Land Surface Information and Services (382 kB)

 pdf (52 kB)

Stuart Goldstraw
UK MetOffice

 Long-Term Observing Stations are a critical part of the climate puzzle (4266 kB)


Joachim Post
UN Space-based information for emergency and disaster response (UN-SPIDER)

 UNISPACE+50 and its Thematic Priority “International Cooperation Towards Low-emission and Resilient Societies”: Role of Space Research and Technology (514 kB)

 pdf (98 kB)

Theme 2: Science to take stock and assess progress on mitigation




David Carlson

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

 pdf (248 kB)

Matthias Tuma

 WCRP activities on decadal climate prediction (1022 kB)

 pdf (156 kB)

Glen Peters
Center for International Climate Research (CICERO)

 Key  indicators to track current progress and future ambition of the Paris Agreement (1260 kB)

 pdf (295 kB)

Rosa Maria Roman Cuesta
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

 Identifying AFOLU emission hotspots in the tropics: where are they, how uncertain are they, and what can be done about it? (3541 kB)

 pdf (10 kB)

Richard Millar
University of Exeter and Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

 Human-induced warming to date and implications for outstanding carbon budgets for 1.5°C (2244 kB)

 pdf (37 kB)

Thorsten Kiefer
Future Earth

 Carbon budgets, historic baselines, and agricultural contribution to climate mitigation (5920 kB)

 pdf (4 kB)

Henri Waisman
Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI)

 Country-driven mid-century low-emission development strategies – Methods and insights from the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP) (347 kB)

 pdf (293 kB)

Joeri Rogelj
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

 An update on the process of creating a very low emission scenario for climate change research (2618 kB)

 pdf (157 kB)

Joeri Rogelj

 Understanding the origin of Paris Agreement emission uncertainties (2068 kB)

 pdf (155 kB)

Volker Krey

 An overview of new work on climate and development linkages from the CD-LINKS project (1090 kB)

 pdf (340 kB)

Tomohiro Hajima

 Earth System Modeling to Contribute to the Paris Agreement in the Integrated Research Program for Advancing Climate Models (3949 kB)

 pdf (18 kB)

Shamil Maksyutov

 Contribution to the Paris Agreement using space-based GHG monitoring (2497 kB)

 pdf (109 kB)

Tommi Ekholm
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

 Mitigation strategy under uncertainty and learning on climate sensitivity and damages (2548 kB)

 pdf (44 kB)

Amir Delju
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

 Understanding Changes in Climate (in support of the Global Stocktake) (191 kB)

 pdf (38 kB)


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