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Special Sessions

Session Code Session Title  
SS02 Interdisciplinary Geosciences in Natural Hazards Details
SS04 A Water Rich World Revealed Details
SS06 High Power Space Exploration Details
SS07 Geoscientists Without Borders®: Geoscience Applications for Humanitarian Benefit Details
SS08 UNESCO Water Security Initiatives for Enhanced Resilience and 2030 Agenda Delivery in Asia and the Pacific Region Details
SS09 A Dialog with Future Earth Details
SS10 Environmental Research with Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Data Details
SS11 The Quasi-Biennial Oscillation and its Role in the Climate System Details


SS02 - Interdisciplinary Geosciences in Natural Hazards
Conveners:Kazuhisa GOTO, Tohoku University
James GOFF, University of New South Wales

"The Importance Of Sea-level Research"

Benjamin HORTON
Rutgers University and Nanyang Technological University

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Climate Extremes and Global Crop Production"

Toshichika LIZUMI
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Japan

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Environmental Perturbation Caused By A Large Meteorite Impact And Its Implications To The K/Pg Mass Extinction"

Sohsuke OHNO
Chiba Institute of Technology

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Tropical Cyclone Risk"

Doo-Sun R. PARK
Seoul National University

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Hurricane Track Morphometry in the North Atlantic Ocean"

James TERRY
Zayed University

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Spatio-temporal Variation Of Drought In China During The Past Half Century"

Dawen YANG
Tsinghua University

Abstract | Speaker Biography



SS04 - A Water Rich World Revealed
Conveners:Jian-Yang LI, Planetary Science Institute
Eleonora AMMANNITO, University of California at Los Angeles

"Origins and Evolution of Ceres – Clues from Surface Chemistry"

Thomas PRETTYMAN
Planetary Science Institute and University of New Mexico

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"The Mineralogy Of Ceres' Surface"

Andrea RAPONI
National Institute for Astrophysics

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Paradigm Shift In The Main Belt: Dawn Reveals A Once Frozen Ocean World"

Christopher RUSSELL
University of California

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"The Formation And Evolution Of The Bright Faculae In Occator Crater On Ceres"

Jennifer SCULLY
JPL/Caltech

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"The Geological Mapping Of Ceres From Nasa’s Dawn Mission"

David WILLIAMS
Arizona State University

Abstract | Speaker Biography



SS06 - High Power Space Exploration
Conveners:Frank JANSEN, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Ikkoh FUNAKI, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

"Australia and High Power Electric Propulsion Contribution"

Rod BOSWELL
The Australian National University

"Potential Contributions of DLR to DEMOCRITOS INPPS Flagship: Robotics, Assembly, Test and Simulation of Electric Thrusters"

Andreas RITTWEGER
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Exploration of Europa: Search of Ingredients for Life"

Varun SHEEL
Physical Research Laboratory

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Democritos: Demostrator Project For A Mw Class Nuclear Electric Spacecraft"

Jean-Claude WORMS
European Science Foundation

Abstract | Speaker Biography



SS07 - Geoscientists Without Borders®: Geoscience Applications for Humanitarian Benefit
Conveners:Linda FORD, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
EJohn BRADFORD, Boise State University

"Securing Water Supplies For The Remote Aboriginal Community Of Milingimbi Island, Nt"

Okke BATELAAN
Flinders University

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Mapping The Warrens Of Southern Hairy-nosed Wombats (Lasiorhinus Latifrons) Using Ground Penetrating Radar (Gpr): An Effective Tool To Assist Wildlife Managers"

Michael HATCH
The University of Adelaide

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Establishing Earthquake Monitoring in Timor-Leste"

Meghan MILLER
Australian National University

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"A Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Tsunami Disaster Prevention in Java"

Carolus PRASETYADI
University Pembangan National

Abstract | Speaker Biography



SS08 - UNESCO Water Security Initiatives for Enhanced Resilience and 2030 Agenda Delivery in Asia and the Pacific Region
Conveners:Ai SUGIURA, UNESCO
Sharizad SULAIMAN, UNESCO

"Catalogues Of Hydrologic Analysis For Hydro-resilient Asia Pacific Region"

Kenichiro KOBAYASHI
Kobe University

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Development of a National Water Security Atlas to Support Sustainable Water Governance in Iran"

Ali CHAVOSHIAN
Regional Centre on Urban Water Management (RCUWM-Tehran) under the auspices of UNESCO

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"UNESCO Water Security Initiatives For Enhanced Resilience And 2030 Agenda Delivery In Asia And The Pacific Region"

Shahbaz KHAN
UNESCO

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Malaysia’s Water Security and SDG: Development of a National Water Balance Management System: Case Study of the Muda River Basin"

Nor Hisham BIN MOHD GHAZALI
Division for Water Resources and Hydrology

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"New Strategy And Implementation Framework Of International Flood Initiative"

Mamoru Miyamoto
International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management

Abstract | Speaker Biography



SS09 – A Dialog with Future Earth
Conveners:Wing-Huen IP, National Central University
Tom BEER, Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd
Dong-Kyou LEE, Seoul National University
Kenji SATAKE, The University of Tokyo

"Recent Activities In Korea On Future Earth"

Kyung-Ja HA
Pusan National University

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Progress of Future Earth in China"

Lei HUANG
China Meteorological Administration

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Development of a National Water Security Atlas to Support Sustainable Water Governance in Iran"

Shih-Chun Candice LUNG
Academia Sinica and Health Knowledge-Action Network (KAN) for Future Earth

Abstract

"Key and Important Issues of Future Earth in Asia"

Tetsuzo YASUNARI
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Abstract | Speaker Biography



SS10 - Environmental Research with Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Data
Convener:Jack KAYE, Earth Science Division, NASA HQ

"Advancing Atmospheric Science Using GNSS Radio Occultation: Recent Progress And Future Outlook"

Chi O. AO
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Status Of A Formosat GNSS-R Mission"

Jyh-Ching JUANG
National Cheng Kung University

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Scientific Accomplishments of The COSMIC Mission After Ten Years In Orbit"

Bill KUO
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Atmospheric Climate Monitoring with GNSS Radio Occultation"

Andrea K STEINER
University of Graz

Abstract | Speaker Biography



SS11 - The Quasi-Biennial Oscillation and its Role in the Climate System
Convener:Jack KAYE, Earth Science Division, NASA HQ

"Long Range Forecasts of the QBO and its Extratropical Teleconnection"

Neal BUTCHART
Met Office Hadley Centre

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"Quasi-Disruptions of the QBO: Tropical Wave Activity of 1987-88 and 2010-11 Compared to the 2015-16 NH Winter"

Larry COY
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Modeling and Assimilation Office

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"The 2015-16 Disrupted QBO's Impact on Stratospheric Trace Gases"

Paul A. NEWMAN
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"The Representation of the QBO and its Effects in Modern Climate Models"

Scott OSPREY
National Centre for Atmospheric Science
University of Oxford

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"QBO Modulation of the Interannual Variability of the Madden-Julian Oscillation"

Seok-Woo SON
Seoul National University

Abstract | Speaker Biography

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