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Axford Lectures | Medal Lectures | Section Distinguished Lectures

Opening, General Assembly & Axford Lectures

Mon-02 Aug, 16:00 – 19:30, Room Hybrid Studio (Save a seat)

Despite remarkable advances in scientific and technical understanding, many river systems are in very poor condition.

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Gary John BRIERLEY

The University of Auckland

Axford Lecture
"Truths of the Riverscape: Fluvial Geomorphology in Practice"

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The dense melts in contact with the molten iron core and the densest silicate crystals largely control how the mantle of the ...

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Sung Keun LEE

Seoul National University

Axford Lecture
"Magmas beyond Megabar Pressures"

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Medal Lectures

Wed-04 Aug, 13:00 – 15:30, Room Hybrid Studio (Save A Seat – Opens 15 Jul)

Large-scale modification of subduction margins, usually caused by seamount or ridge collision, is common along margins with...

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Greg F. MOORE

University of Hawai‘i

Wing Ip Medal Lecture
"Complex Thrust Deformation at the Toe of the Nankai Accretionary Prism Caused by Subducting Basement Topography"

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Sang-Mook LEE

Seoul National University

Wing Ip Medal Lecture
"Some Remarks on the Scientific Policies of Developing Countries and Mid-Level Entry Strategy"

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Thu-05 Aug, 15:30 – 18:00, Room WB3 (Save A Seat – Opens 15 Jul)

The 2011 Tohoku earthquake (Magnitude M=9.0) was the largest earthquake instrumentally recorded in Japan.

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Kenji SATAKE

The University of Tokyo

Axford Medal Lecture
"Advances in giant earthquake and tsunami studies since the 2011 Tohoku event"

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Drilling into faults shortly after an earthquake provides first-hand information on earthquake mechanics.

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Kuo-Fong MA

National Central University

Axford Medal Lecture
"Discovery on the mystery of earthquake dynamics through scientific drilling to the active fault"

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Section Lectures & Meetings AS | BG | HS | IG | OS | PS | ST | SE

Wed-04 Aug, 15:15 – 18:00, Room WB1 (Save a seat)

Vertically propagating gravity waves (GWs) transfer their momentum and energy to the large-scale flow in the middle...

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Hye-Yeong CHUN

Yonsei University

Distinguished Lecture - AS
“Convective Gravity Waves: Impacts on the Large-Scale Circulations in the Middle Atmosphere”

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With the Earth warming in response to anthropogenic greenhouse gas forcing, changes in surface temperature and rainfall...

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Malte F. STUECKER

University of Hawaii

Kamide Lecture - AS
“Mechanisms of Regional Climate Change: Demonstrating a Strong Control of Future Equatorial...”

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Wed-04 Aug, 15:15 – 18:00, Room WB2 (Save a seat)

The oceans are providing a great service in moderating the rate of climate change through the uptake of...

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Richard BELLERBY

East China Normal University

Distinguished Lecture - BG
"Ocean acidification; relevant research for science and society"

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Today, a new generation of Earth Observation (EO) satellites for ecological monitoring, biodiversity and ecosystem resilience ...

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Xuanlong MA

College of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University

Kamide Lecture - BG
"Empowering ecological monitoring from space"

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Tue-03 Aug, 15:30 – 18:30, Room WB1 (Save a seat)

This presentation addresses the eco-water security and the issue for green development under the changing environment in ...

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Jun XIA

Chinese Academy of Sciences & The Research Institute for Water Security (RIWS), Wuhan University

Distinguished Lecture - HS
“Eco-water Security and Green...”

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Understanding the dynamics of surface waters in rivers and lakes is essential for various science discipline, ...

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Dai YAMAZAKI

Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo

Kamide Lecture - HS
“Recent advances in global-scale surface water hydrodynamics...”

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Mon-02 Aug, 13:00 – 16:00, Room WB1 (Save a seat)

Environmental fluids migrate at velocities of many scales, influenced by many factors at a multiplicity of scales.

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Tian-Chyi Jim YEH

University of Arizona

Distinguished Lecture - IG
"Principle of Parsimony, Scales, and Fake Sciences"

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The early Paleozoic witnessed the two largest animal diversification events in geologic history: the “Cambrian Explosion” ...

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Jeong-Hyun LEE

Chungnam National University

Kamide Lecture - IG
"Linking the early development of Paleozoic reefs to marine oxygenation"

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Thu-05 Aug, 13:00 – 15:30, Room WB2 (Save a seat)

The prevailing easterly winds bring up cold waters from the thermocline on the equator. The thermocline water that ...

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Shang-Ping XIE

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego

Distinguished Lecture - OS
“Ocean dynamics in a changing climate”

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Tropical cyclone (TC) is a strong natural hazard that generates and develops on ocean, which usually causes property ...

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Han ZHANG

Second Institute of Oceanography, Ministry of Natural Resources

Kamide Lecture - OS
“Processes of ocean response to tropical cyclones”

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Mon-02 Aug, 13:00 – 16:00, Room WB2 (Save a seat)

Saturn possesses a strong and nearly axisymmetric magnetic field generated by a convection-driven dynamo in a deep metallic ...

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Keke ZHANG

State Key Laboratory of Lunar and Planetary Sciences, Macau University of Science and Technology

Distinguished Lecture - PS
"The Location of the Saturnian Dynamo Revealed by the Cassini Grand Finale"

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In the giant magnetospheres of Jupiter and Saturn, plasma and energy may be injected from external (i.e., solar wind) and internal ...

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Zhonghua YAO

Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Kamide Lecture - PS
“Auroral Morphologies and Their Magnetospheric Drivers: from Earth to Giant Planets”

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Tue-03 Aug, 15:30 – 18:30, Room WB2 (Save a seat)

The interaction between the solar wind and the Earth's magnetosphere, and the geospace dynamics that result, is one of the key question in plasma physics.

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Chi WANG

State Key Laboratory of Space Weather, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Distinguished Lecture - ST
"Imaging the Earth’s magnetosphere with Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer (SMILE)"

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The electromagnetic ion cyclotron (EMIC) emissions in the geospacer play an important role on the plasma particle ...

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Masafumi SHOJI

ISEE Nagoya University

Kamide Lecture - ST
"Nonlinear interactions between EMIC waves and ions in the inner magnetosphere: Theory, comp..."

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Thu-05 Aug, 13:00 – 15:30, Room WB1 (Save a seat)

Building a resilient society from natural hazard, a communication through bringing in frontier science to people is a necessary and ...

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Kuo-Fong MA

National Central University

Distinguished Lecture - SE
"Visualized seismic hazard and risk from physics-based earthquake modeling for resilient society"

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A large part of tectonic deformation is accommodated by reactivation of inherited structures, and one of the finest examples is recurrences of ...

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Jin-Hyuck CHOI

Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources

Kamide Lecture - SE
"Segmentation of intraplate strike-slip fault system: a case study of the Yangsan Fault in SE Korea"

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Axford Lectures | Medallist Lectures | Section Distinguished Lectures

Opening, General Assembly & Axford Lectures

Mon-02 Aug, 16:00 – 19:30, Room Hybrid Studio (Save a seat)

Gary John BRIERLEY

The University of Auckland

Axford Lecture
“Despite remarkable advances in scientific and technical understanding, many river systems are in very poor condition. ”

Read more...
Sung Keun LEE

Seoul National University

Distinguished Lecture - AL
"The dense melts in contact with the molten iron core and the densest silicate crystals largely control how the mantle of the ..."

Read more...

Medal Lectures, Room Hybrid Studio (Save A Seat – Opens 15 Jul)

Wed-04 Aug, 13:00 – 15:30

Greg F. MOORE

University of Hawai‘i

Wing Ip Medal Lecture
“Complex Thrust Deformation at the Toe of the Nankai Accretionary Prism Caused by Subducting Basement Topography”

Read more...
Sang-Mook LEE

Seoul National University

2020 AOGS Wing Ip Medallist
"Some Remarks on the Scientific Policies of Developing Countries and Mid-Level Entry Strategy"

Read more...

Thu-05 Aug, 15:30 – 18:00

Kenji SATAKE

University of Tokyo

Axford Medal Lecture
“Advances in giant earthquake and tsunami studies since the 2011 Tohoku event”

Read more...
Kuo-Fong MA

National Central University

Axford Medal Lecture
"Discovery on the mystery of earthquake dynamics through scientific drilling to the active fault"

Read more...

Section Lectures & Meetings
AS | BG | HS | IG | OS | PS | ST | SE

Wed-04 Aug, 15:15 – 18:00, Room WB1 (Save a seat)

Hye-Yeong CHUN

Yonsei University

Distinguished Lecture - AS
“Convective Gravity Waves: Impacts on the Large-Scale Circulations in the Middle Atmosphere”

Read more...
Malte F. STUECKER

University of Hawaii

Kamide Lecture - AS
“Mechanisms of Regional Climate Change: Demonstrating a Strong Control of Future Equatorial...”

Read more...

Wed-04 Aug, 15:15 – 18:00, Room WB2 (Save a seat)

Richard BELLERBY

East China Normal University

Distinguished Lecture - BG
"Ocean acidification; relevant research for science and society"

Read more...
Xuanlong MA

College of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University

Kamide Lecture - BG
"Empowering ecological monitoring from space"

Read more...

Tue-03 Aug, 15:30 – 18:30, Room WB1 (Save a seat)

Jun XIA

Chinese Academy of Sciences & The Research Institute for Water Security (RIWS), Wuhan University

Distinguished Lecture - HS
“Eco-water Security and Green...”

Read more...
Dai YAMAZAKI

Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo

Kamide Lecture - HS
“Recent advances in global-scale surgace water hydrodynamics...”

Read more...

Mon-02 Aug, 13:00 – 16:00, Room WB1 (Save a seat)

Tian-Chyi Jim YEH

University of Arizona

Distinguished Lecture - IG
"Principle of Parsimony, Scales, and Fake Sciences"

Read more...
Jeong-Hyun LEE

Chungnam National University

Kamide Lecture - IG
"Linking the early development of Paleozoic reefs to marine oxygenation"

Read more...

Thu-05 Aug, 13:00 – 15:30, Room WB2 (Save a seat)

Shang-Ping XIE

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego

Distinguished Lecture - OS
“Ocean dynamics in a changing climate”

Read more...
Han ZHANG

Second Institute of Oceanography, Ministry of Natural Resources

Kamide Lecture - OS
“Processes of ocean response to tropical cyclones”

Read more...

Mon-02 Aug, 13:00 – 16:00, Room WB2 (Save a seat)

Keke ZHANG

State Key Laboratory of Lunar and Planetary Sciences, Macau University of Science and Technology

Distinguished Lecture - PS
“The Location of the Saturnian Dynamo Revealed by the Cassini Grand Finale”

Read more...
Zhonghua YAO

Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Kamide Lecture - PS
“Auroral Morphologies and Their Magnetospheric Drivers: from Earth to Giant Planets”

Read more...

Tue-03 Aug, 15:30 – 18:30, Room WB2 (Save a seat)

Chi WANG

State Key Laboratory of Space Weather, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Distinguished Lecture - ST
"Imaging the Earth’s magnetosphere with Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer (SMILE)"

Read more...
Masafumi SHOJI

ISEE Nagoya University

Kamide Lecture - ST
"Nonlinear interactions between EMIC waves and ions in the inner magnetosphere: Theory, comp..."

Read more...

Thu-05 Aug, 13:00 – 15:30, Room WB1 (Save a seat)

Kuo-Fong MA

National Central University

Distinguished Lecture - SE
"Visualized seismic hazard and risk from physics-based earthquake modeling for resilient society"

Read more...
Jin-Hyuck CHOI

Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources

Kamide Lecture - SE
"Segmentation of intraplate strike-slip fault system: a case study of the Yangsan Fault in SE Korea"

Read more...