E-News 9 - 02/15

Thank You For Your Contribution AOGS 2008 Sets New Record!
2126 Submissions by 66 Nationalities

AOGS 5th Annual General Meeting
Busan Exhibition & Convention Center (BEXCO)
from 16 to 20 June 2008 in Busan, Korea

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FINAL RESULTS - AOGS 2008 Top 25 Sessions
Highest Number of Abstracts Received by...
* main convener
Session Session Title & Conveners


Cosmic Dust: Its Formation and Evolution
*Dr Hiroshi Kimura, Hokkaido University, Japan
Dr Masateru Ishiguro, Seoul National University, South Korea
Dr Ludmilla Kolokolova, University of Maryland, United States
Dr Aigen Li, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States
Dr Torsten Poppe, Technische Universitat Braunschweig, Germany
Dr Keiko Nakamura-Messenger, NASA/Johnson Space Center, United States

ST18 Space weather - Coupling processes from the Sun to the Earth
*Dr Shin-ichi Watari, National Institute of Info. and Com. Tech., Japan
Dr Bei-Chen Zhang, Polar Research Institute of China, China
Dr Y. Otsuka, STELAB, Japan
Prof Xiaohua Deng, Wuhan University, China
Prof Q.-G. Zong, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States
Dr Huaning Wang, National Astronomical Observatories, China
AS10 Atmospheric Environment and Pollution
*Prof Hyo Choi, Kangnung National University, South Korea
Prof Selahattin Incecik, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Dr Peter Brimblecombe, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Dr Kuruvilla John, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, United States
SE82 Faults and Earthquakes
*Prof Jin-Han Ree, Korea University, South Korea
Prof Shengli Ma, Institute of Geology, China Earthquake Administration, China
Dr Bunichiro Shibazaki, International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Japan
Prof Toshihiko Shimamoto, Hiroshima University, Japan
PS14 New Results from Lunar Missions and Related Science
*Dr Tatsuaki Okada, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan
Dr Anil Bhardwaj, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, India
Dr Wing-Huen Ip, National Central University, Taiwan
Prof Bernard Foing, European Space Angency, Estec, Netherlands
Prof Maria Zuber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
AS08 Climate variability, predictability and future change over the Indo-Pacific Ocean and Asian monsoon regions
*Prof Tianjun Zhou, LASG/IAP,Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Prof In-Sik Kang, School of Earth Environment Sciences, Seoul National University, South Korea
Dr Tim Li, University of Hawaii, United States
Dr Akio Kitoh, Meteorological Research Institute, Japan
AS05 Predictability of weather and climate: Theory and Methodology
*Prof Mu Mu, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Dr Olivier Talagrand, LMD,, France
Prof Fuqing Zhang, Texas A&M University, United States
OS02 Biogeochemistry and ecosystem dynamics of the Asia-Pacific marginal seas
*Dr Hongbin Liu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Dr Jun Nishioka, Hokkaido University, Japan
Dr Kon-Kee Liu, National Central University, Taiwan
Prof Minhan Dai, Xiamen University, China
ST13 Recent Progresses in the Mesosphere, Lower Thermosphere, and Ionosphere (MLTI) science
*Prof Kyoung Min, KAIST, South Korea
Prof C. Z. Cheng, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Dr Y. Otsuka, STELAB, Japan
Dr A. Saito, Kyoto University, Japan
AS02 Remote sensing of the atmosphere
*Dr Sivakumar Venkataraman, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CS, South Africa
Prof Jae Kim, Pusan National University, South Korea
Prof A Jayaraman, National Atmosphere Research Laboratory, India
Dr R.S. Chatterjee, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, National Remote Sensing Agency, India
SE52 Structural Geology and Tectonic Evolution of East Asia
*Dr Pom-yong Choi, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, South Korea
Prof Hideo Takagi, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University, Japan
Dr Weon-Seo Kee, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resource, South Korea
Dr Satoshi NAKAE, Geological Survey of Japan, AIST, Japan
Prof Moon Son, Pusan National University, South Korea
HS01 Groundwater Hydrology and Management
*Prof Namsik PARK, Dong-A University, South Korea
PS12 Science and Exploration of Mars and Venus
*Prof S.A Haider, Physical Research Laboratory, India
Mr Harald Hoffmann, DLR Berlin, Germany
Dr Jorn Helbert, DLR, Germany
Dr Takeshi Imamura, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan
Dr Varun Sheel, Physical Research Laboratory, India
Dr Sachchida Nand Tripathi, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
AS07 Asian Monsoons and Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Interactions
*Prof Kyung-Ja Ha, Pusan National University, South Korea
Prof Jianping Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Dr Masahide Kimoto, Center for Climate System Research, University of Tokyo, Japan
HS20 Urban Flood Hydrology
*Prof Jong-Tae Lee, Kyonggi University, South Korea
Prof Deg-Hyo Bae, Sejong University, South Korea
OS06 Development of Ocean Modeling and Its Application
*Prof Yign Noh, Yonsei University, South Korea
Prof Jong Hwan Yoon, Kyushu University, Japan
Prof Toshiyuki Hibiya, Tokyo University, Japan
OS03 Global Climate/Sea-Level Changes and Responses of Geo-environments in Tidal Shallow Seas and Coastal Zones
*Dr Jae Hwa Jin, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resource, South Korea
Dr Saito Yoshiki, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Dr Daidu Fan, Tongji University, China
SE72 Recent multidisciplinary studies of mid-ocean-ridges and ophiolites
*Dr Sung-Hyun Park, Korea Polar Research Institute, South Korea
Dr Jian Lin, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, United States
Prof John Chen, Peking University, China
Prof Susumu Umino, Shizuoka University, Japan
Dr Natsue Abe, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan
Dr Raju Kamesh, National Institute of Oceanography, India
OS18 Tsunamis in Asia and Oceania
*Dr Tsuji Yoshinobu, ERI, Tokyo University, Japan
Prof Byung Ho Choi, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
Dr Shunichi Koshimura, Tohoku University, Japan
ST26 Solar Wind/Magnetospheric Interactions and Multiscale Magnetospheric Processes: Observations, Simulations and Theory
*Prof Xiaohua Deng, Wuhan University, China
Dr Maha Ashour-Abdalla, UCLA, United States
Prof Zuyin Pu, Peking University, China
Prof Yu Lin, Auburn University, United States
Prof Bertrand Lembege, CETP-IPSL-UVSQ, France
SE87 Geodetic Techniques (GNSS, VLBI, SLR,,) and Its Applications on Atmosphere/Geodynamics
*Dr Jong Uk Park, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, South Korea
Dr Michael Pearlman, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, United States
Prof Harald Schuh, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
ST27 The 3D Sun
*Dr Kanya Kusano, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan
Dr Kazunari Shibata, Kyoto University, Japan
Dr Jingxiu Wang, NAOC, China
Mr Alexei Pevtsov, NASA, Afghanistan
Dr Bernhard Kliem, Astrophysical Institute Potsdam, Germany
SE59 Post-Collision Magmatism: Plumes Versus 'Top-Down' Plate Tectonics?
*Prof Martin Flower, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
Dr Nguyen Hoang, Geological Survey of Japan, AIST, Japan
Prof Jinfu Deng, China University of Geosciences, China
Prof Xuanxue Mo, China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China
AS11 Middle Atmosphere Science
*Prof Hye-Yeong Chun, Yonsei University, South Korea
Prof Shigeo Yoden, Kyoto University, Japan
SE74 Subduction Zone: Tectonics and Magmatism
*Prof Ryuichi Shinjo, University of the Ryukyus, Japan
Dr Dapeng Zhao, Tohoku University, Japan