• 04
    Jun
    2013
  • 04
    Jun
    2014
Expert meeting
Research Dialogue 5, SBSTA 38

Time:

15:00 - 18:00

Room:

Saal Bonn

Venue:

Hotel Maritim

City:

Bonn

Country:

Germany

Chair: Mr. Richard Muyungi, Chair of the SBSTA

Agenda 

Summary report by the Chair

Webcast

Recent developments in global climate information

Presenter and Organization

Presentation

Prof. Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, Vice Chair of the IPCC

Towards the Fifth Assessment report of the IPCC 

Dr. Sybil Seitzinger, on behalf of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) and the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)

Global science updates from international research programmes and organizations - Including on global carbon budget, regional temperature timelines, sea-level rise, climate predictions, black carbon

Emerging scientific findings: ecosystems and GHG emissions and removals from sources, sinks and reservoirs, including terrestrial ecosystems

Presenter and Organization

Presentation

Prof. Dmitry Zamolodchikov and Prof. Andrey Sirin, Russian Federation

Management of different terrestrial ecosystems under a changing climate 

Prof. Mitsuru Osaki, Japan

Estimation of carbon and their fluxes in tropical peatlands: Results from a Japan-Indonesia joint project 

Dr. Sybil Seitzinger, on behalf of the IGBP, the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP) and
DIVERSITAS

Overview of findings and results from international research programmes and organizations, including on terrestrial and coastal and marine ecosystems - Including on seagrass habitats and their decline; integration of biodiversity and ecosystems into climate change modelling 

Dr. Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa, Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI)

Carbon fluxes in tropical dry forests and savannas: Human, ecological and biophysical dimensions

Needs for climate change research and developments in research-related capacity-building

Presenter and Organization

Presentation

Dr. Andrew Matthews, Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) Regional capacity development, new opportunities on adaptation 
Dr. Sybil Seitzinger, on behalf of the IGBP, WCRP and START Regional capacity development and use of regional climate information - Including on downscaling (CORDEX, Africa), use of climate information for agriculture; START capacity-building workshops and activities 
Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig, PROVIA Research priorities for vulnerability, impacts and adaptation 

Language:

English
Mandated event