• 07
    Jun
    2008
Workshop
In session workshop on climate modelling, scenarios and downscaling under the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change

Time:

11:00 - 14:00

Venue:

Salon Schumann, Maritim Hotel

City:

Bonn

Country:

Germany

Introduction and overview  
The SBSTA requested the secretariat, under the guidance of the Chair of the SBSTA, to organize an in-session workshop under this sub-theme at its twenty-eighth session (Bonn, June 2008), with the participation of experts from Parties and representatives from the IPCC and other relevant organizations, and taking into account submissions under this area of work.
The in-session workshop took place from 10-13:00 in the Maritim Hotel, Bonn.

Workshop report (in progress)

IISD coverage of the workshop
Agenda (107 kB)
Information note for participants (66 kB)
Report on the workshop

Background information  
Five organizations made submissions (IPCC, IRI, Frontier Research Center for Global Change, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute and the World Climate Research Programme).
FCCC/SBSTA/2007/MISC.24 and Add.1
Ways to contribute to climate modelling, scenarios and downscaling. Submissions from relevant organizations.

Presentations

Development of regional/subregional climate scenarios and improvement of access to, and application of climate model outputs
Opportunities for, and experiences in applying climate model outputs and downscaled data to construct regional/subregional climate scenarios

Presenter

Party/ Organization

Subject

Mr. Ghassem Asrar World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Improving delivery of climate model results & capacity building (4485 kB)
Mr. Jose Marengo Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Climate modelling and downscaling under the Nairobi work programme (1188 kB)
Mr. Luis Paz-Castro Cuba Climate modeling, scenarios and downscaling. The PRECIS-Caribbean initiative (115 kB)
Mr. Haroldo Machado Filho Brasil Activities in Brazil relating to regional modeling and climate change scenarios (237 kB)

Options to fill the gaps

Presenter

Party/ Organization

Subject

Mr. Hiroki Kondo Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Japan Regionally detailed climate modelling applied to adaptation studies (145 kB)
Mr. Joseph Intsiful Met Office Hadley Centre, UK PRECIS: Facilitating capacity building and technology transfer to enable climate change mitigation and adaptation activities worldwide (192 kB)
Mr. Carlos Fuller Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre Workshop on climate modelling, scenarios and downscaling under the NWP (83 kB)
Mr. Lawrence Flint Environmental Development Action in the Third World (ENDA) To identify practical opportunities to improve access to and use of outputs of different models, including assessment of their applicability and training opportunities (84 kB)
Ms. Hanna Cambell The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Statement made by the United States of America on development of climate modeling, scenarios and downscaling (153 kB)

Availability and applicability of climate model outputs and downscaled data for policy makers at all levels

Presenter

Party/ Organization

Subject

Ms. Xianfu Lu United Nations Development Programme Availability and applicability of climate model outputs and downscaling data for policy makers: Key issues for discussion (93 kB)
Ms. Karen Smith Barbados In session workshop on climate modelling, scenarios and downscaling under the Nairobi work programme. An Intervention by Barbados (293 kB)
Mr. John Furlow the United States of America

Improving access to climate information: the SERVIR-Viz Climate Mapper (393 kB)

Statement made by the United States of America on access to climate data (54 kB)

Language:

English