AOGS 2006

AOGS 2006 Distinguished Lectures

Society Lecture - The AOGS Axford Lecture

  From IGY to eGY - The Importance of Real-Time Data in Space Physics
Prof. Y. Kamide
Solar-Terrestrial Environment Laboratory, Nagoya University, Japan

Section Lectures

HS Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Hydrology and Water Resources
Prof. Van-Thanh-Van NGUYEN, Ph.D., Eng.
Vice-President, AOGS-HS Section
McGill University, Canada
SE Earthquake Hazard Prediction
Prof. Kojiro Irikura
Kyoto University, Japan
  Formation And Growth Of The Earth's Continental Crust
Prof. Bor-Ming Jahn
Institute of Earth Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
ST/PS Radiation Protection From Nuclear Blasts To Cosmic Bombardment
Prof. Keran O'Brien
North Arizona University, USA
OS The South China Sea History In Ocean Drilling Perspectives
Prof. Pinxian Wang
Tongii University, China

Public Lectures (Participated by 1545 students & teachers in Singapore)

As part of the education outreach program, a series of public lectures will be held for students, teachers and anyone with an enquiring mind by bringing the public lecturers to their school.

  Sea Level Rise: A Global Natural Hazard
(YuanChing Secondary School, Anglo Chinese Junior College, Tanjong Katong Girls' School)
Benjamin Fong Chao, Professor and Dean, College of Earth Sciences, National Central University
  Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Overview: the Instrument Suite and Mission
(Victoria Junior College)
Gordon Chin, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center,AST,Stellar Studies,Code 693.1 Planetary Systems Branch,Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics
  Oceanic Flow Field in the South China Sea
(Jurong Junior College)
Prof. Jianping Gan, Department of Mathematics and Atmospheric, Marine and Coastal Environment Program,School of Science
  Ionospheric Disturbances Triggered by the 26 December 2004 M9.3 Sumatra Earthquake
(Ang Mo Kio Secondary School)
J. Y. Liu, Institute of Space Science, Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research, National Central University, Chung-Li 32001, Taiwan
  Space Weather Forecast
(Pasir Ris Secondary School)
Takashi Kikuchi, Solar-Terrestrial Environment Laboratory, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi 464-8601, Japan
  Saturn’s Moon Titan: Cassini-Huygens Reveals a New World
(Catholic Junior College)
Rosaly Lopes, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Towards the International Heliophysical Year 2007
Nat Gopalswamy, Solar System Exploration Division, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

  Ecological Impacts of Reservoir Dams on River Ecosystems in Tail Waters
(YuanChing Secondary School)
Yasuhiro Takemon, Water Resources Research Center, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University