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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
Thu-10 Aug | 4:00PM - 6:00PM | MR331
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 IIZUMI
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
Tue-08 Aug | 4:00PM - 6:00PM | MR331
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"

Adrian NEESEMANN
Freie Universität Berlin

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
Wed-09 Aug | 2:00PM - 3:30PM | MR331
Conveners:Frank JANSEN, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Ikkoh FUNAKI, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

"Development of High Power Electric Propulsion systems for
Space Use"

Rod BOSWELL
The Australian National University

Abstract | Speaker Biography

"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
Tue-08 Aug | 2:00PM - 3:30PM | MR330
Conveners:Linda FORD, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
John 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

"Bridge Over Troubled Water: 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
Tue-08 Aug | 4:00PM - 6:00PM | MR330
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
Thu-10 Aug | 2:00PM - 3:30PM | MR331
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

"Asian Perspectives, Research Priorities, and Capacity Building Focus of Future Earth Activities in Taiwan"

Shih-Chun Candice LUNG
Academia Sinica

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
Tue-08 Aug | 2:00PM - 3:30PM | MR331
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
Thu-10 Aug | 4:00PM - 6:00PM | MR330
Convener:Jack KAYE, Earth Science Division, NASA HQ

"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 Quasi-biennial Oscillation'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
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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