Research Dialogue 4, SBSTA 36

19 May 2012, 15:00-18:00, Saal Maritim, Hotel Maritim, Bonn

Chair: Mr. Richard Muyungi, Chair of the SBSTA

Provisional agenda

Summary report by the Chair

Webcast

Presentations

Updates from recent climate change research on aspects relevant to the long-term global goal - Emission pathways, new scenarios and recent global and regional emission trends

Presenter and Organization Presentation
Dr. Jan Minx, TSU Head of WGIII of the IPCC Low stabilization and new long term scenarios from the IPCC special report on renewables (SRREN)
Dr. Tom Kram, Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL), for the IPCC State of the community driven scenario process: New framework for future scenario development for the AR5

Prof. Dr. Rik Leemans, Chair of the ESSP Steering Committee on behalf of the ESSP and its partner programmes

Results from research by the Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP) programmes (ESSP, WCRP, IGBP, IHDP, DIVERSITAS) of relevance to the long term global goal

Dr. Adrian Simmons on behalf of WCRP Some results from the WCRP on climate modelling
Mr. Luca Perez, on behalf of the EU's 7th Framework Programme (FP7) Impacts and costs of climate change under different scenarios: results from selected FP7 projects (ClimateCost, IMPACT2C, etc)

Coastal and marine ecosystems: Greenhouse gas sources, sinks and reservoirs

Presenter and Organization Presentation
Dr. Boone Kauffman, Coalition for Rainforest Nations Technical and scientific aspects of sources, sinks and reservoirs of all GHGs for coastal and marine ecosystems (mangroves, tidal salt marshes, wetlands and sea grass meadows)
Dr. Alberto Piola, Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI), on behalf of the IAI's multinational Consortium for the study of ocean related global and climate changes in South America (SACC) Development of marine sciences in South America: Ocean, climate and fisheries - the Patagonia Shelf case

Prof. Dr. Rik Leemans, Chair of the ESSP Steering Committee on behalf of the ESSP and its partner programmes

Results from research by the ESSP and its partner programmes (ESSP, WCRP, IGBP, IHDP, DIVERSITAS) on coastal and marine ecosystems -related research

Updates from recent climate change research: Other areas of relevance to the Convention, including research-related capacity building

Presenter and Organization Presentation

Prof. Dr. Rik Leemans, Chair of the ESSP Steering Committee on behalf of the ESSP and its partner programmes

Overview of recent results from research by the ESSP and its partner programmes (ESSP, WCRP, IGBP, IHDP, DIVERSITAS and START)

Dr. Andrew Matthews, Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) New Climate Change Synthesis Report for policy makers in Asia-Pacific Region and initiatives for capacity development
Mr. Luca Perez, on behalf of the EU's 7th Framework Programme (FP7) Observed changes in the climate system. Global sea-level rise and permafrost thawing: resuts from Ice2Sea and outlook to PAGE21
Dr. Tatsuya Yokota, Japan  GHG monitoring from outer space: current outcome and future perspective
Dr. Brigitte Buchmann, Switzerland  Atmospheric measurements for emission estimation: real-world emission verification of halogenated greenhouse gases
Ms. Malia Talakai, Nauru, on behalf of AOSIS  Needs for research on slow onset events, e.g. sea level rise
Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig, PROVIA  Priorities for vulnerability, impacts and adaptation research