Kyoto, January 24-25, 2013

Workshop Program

Day 1 - January 24, 2013

10:00—11:30 Welcome remarks and keynote introductions
  Makoto Taniguchi, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan
  Jörg Balsiger, University of Geneva, Switzerland, and Aysun Uyar, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan
  Juliet Fall, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  Shunji Matsuoka, Waseda University, Japan
  Jörg Balsiger, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  Moderation: Aysun Uyar, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan
11:30—13:00 Lunch Break
13:00—14:30 Rivers and Seas
  Makoto Taniguchi, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan
  Kristine Kern, University of Potsdam, Germany
  Takayuki Shiraiwa, Hokkaido University, Japan
  Moderation: Ayako Okubo, Tokai University, Japan
14:30—15:00 Break
15:00—16:30 Mountains
  Simon Gaberell, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  Guofan Shao, Purdue University
  Gilles Rudaz, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  Moderation: to be confirmed

Day 2 - January 25, 2013

10:00—11:30 Extreme climate events
  Tetsuzo Yasunari, Nagoya University / Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan
  David Demeritt, King's College, United Kingdom
  Rolf Lidskog, Örebro University, Sweden
  Moderation: Yoichiro Usui, Niigata University of International and Information Studies, Japan
11:30—13:00 Lunch break
13:00—14:30 Air Pollution / Haze
  Esook Yoon, Kwangwoon University, Korea
  Richard Ballaman, Swiss Federal Office for the Environment and CLRTAP Executive Body, Switzerland
  Sangmin Nam and Heejoo Lee, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Thailand
  Moderation: Atsushi Ishii, Tohoku University
14:30 – 15:00 Break
15:00 – 16:20 Conclusions and Follow-up
  Tadashi Okimura, University of Shimane, Japan
  Mari Koyano, Hokkaido University, Japan
  Juliet Fall, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  Makoto Taniguchi, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan
Moderation: Jörg Balsiger, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Workshop Follow-up:   Aysun Uyar, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan, and Jörg Balsiger, University of Geneva, Switzerland
16:30 Closing


Posters
During the duration of the workshop, a number of research posters will be displayed in the RIHN entrance hall; the poster abstracts are listed here. The poster presenters will attend the workshop and will be happy to discuss their work.

A joint initiative of

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With funding from

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