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Sixth meeting of the Research Dialogue (RD 6), SBSTA 40


16:00 - 19:00


Maritim Hotel





Sixth meeting of the Research Dialogue (RD 6), SBSTA 40


7 June 2014, 15:00-18:00 PM, Maritim Hotel, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (184 kB)

Summary report by the Chair (98 kB)


Recent Developments in Global Climate Information

Presenter and Affiliation


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

Tropical Dry Forest Resilience and Water Use Efficiency
Tropical dry forests: barometers of climate change
(1571 kB)

Sybil Seitzinger, International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) / Vladimir Ryabinin, World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)

Emerging research findings: Extreme events (978 kB)

Carolin Richter, Global Climate Observing System (GCOS)

Report from the Joint GCOS/ Global Observation for Forest Cover and Land Dynamics (GOFC/GOLD) Workshop on 'Observations for Climate Change Mitigation' (761 kB)

Masahide Kimoto, Japan

New approaches in climate prediction for better adaptation: near-term prediction and high-resolution ensembles (2315 kB)

Emerging Scientific Findings: The Polar Regions

Presenter and Affiliation


Paul Hezel, IPCC

IPCC WGI findings on the polar regions: warming and polar amplification, permafrost, and sea ice changes (4966 kB)

Hans-Otto Pörtner, IPCC

IPCC WGII findings on the polar regions: ecosystem impacts of ocean warming and acidification (2798 kB)

Jeremy Wilkinson, British Antarctic Survey

Arctic Change: A need for multi-sector collaboration (1217 kB)

Sybil Seitzinger, IGBP, on behalf of DIVERSITAS

Integrated biodiversity and climate scenarios (496 kB)

Needs for Climate Change Research and Developments in Research-related Capacity Building

Presenter and Affiliation


Renate Christ, IPCC

Knowledge gaps identified in AR5 (504 kB)

Carlos Fuller, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC)

Caribbean Regional Climate Centre (383 kB)

Serena Pontoglio, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation

Climate change research & innovation in the Horizon 2020 programme (940 kB)

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

New capacity building programme for APN (2844 kB)

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