PAGES Second Open Science Meeting
10-12 August 2005, Beijing, China

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9th IAMAS
Scientific
Assembly

      

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Final Program


The Registration Desk on Level 1 of the Convention Center will be open at the following times:
Tuesday, 9 August 10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday - Friday, 10-12 August 8:30 - 17:30
Note: All posters will be on display from Wednesday to Friday.
Tuesday, 9 August 2005
19:00-
20:00
WELCOME RECEPTION — Beijing Continental Grand Hotel, Banquet Hall, 2nd floor
Wednesday, 10 August 2005
8:30 Welcome Lecture — Jiayang Li, Dongsheng Liu, Zhongli Ding, Thorsten Kiefer
Session 1. Future Change: Historical Understanding
Chair: Julie Brigham-Grette
9:00 Michael Mann, USA — Insights from Comparing Empirically-estimated and Modeled Climate Change in Past Centuries
9:30 James Shulmeister, New Zealand — Interhemispheric Linkages in Climate Change: Paleo-perspectives on Modern Problems
10:00 Ricardo Villalba, Argentina — Long-term Variability in Tropical and High-latitude Circulation Modes of Climate in the Americas
10:30-
11:00
COFFEE/TEA BREAK
11:00 Valérie Masson-Delmotte, France — Dynamics of Global Climate and Water Cycle Changes: Interest of Quantitative Paleoclimatic Reconstructions
11:30 Bette Otto-Bliesner, USA — Climate Sensitivity Derived from PMIP-2 Model-Data Intercomparisons for the Last Glacial Maximum and Mid-Holocene
12:00 Michael Schulz, Germany — Past Climate Variability at Centennial-to-millennial Timescales: Does it Matter for Predicting Future Climate Change?
12:30-
14:00
LUNCH
14:00-
15:00

Panel Discussion — Michael Mann, Gavin Schmidt, Dmitry Sonechkin
(Moderator: Heinz Wanner)

Session 2. Humans and their Environment: Past Perspectives on Sustainability
Chair: Daniel Olago
15:00 Mohammed Umer, Ethiopia — Climate Change, Human Evolution and Later Adaptation in the Horn of Africa and the Surrounding Regions: Potential for Long Climate Record In Ethiopia
15:30 John Dearing, UK — Human-Environment Interactions: Past, Present and Future
16:00 Rick Battarbee, UK — Paleolimnology, Pollution and Climate Change
16:30-
18:30
Posters I (with drinks and snacks):
Session 1 and Session 2
Thursday, 11 August 2005
9:00 Charles Redman, USA — Human Impacts on Ancient Environments
9:30 Rudolf Brázdil, Czech Republic — Human Impacts on Climate Anomalies and Weather Disasters during the Past Millennium in Central Europe: Learning from the Past
10:00 Frank Hole, USA — Sustainability in the Period of Agriculture: The Near Eastern Case
10:30-
11:00
COFFEE/TEA BREAK
Session 3. Ocean-Continent-Cryosphere Interactions: Past and Present
Chair: Pinxian Wang
11:00 Hubertus Fischer, Germany — Global Biogeochemical Cycles and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Ice Core Paleoperspective
11:30 Paul Mayewski, USA — Reconstructing the Last 2,000 Years of Climate through ICARA (Ice-core Climate Archive Recovery Activity)
12:00 Sandy Harrison, UK — Towards Modeling the Ice-core Record of Atmospheric Trace-gas and Aerosol Variations between Glacial and Interglacial Times
12:30-
14:00
LUNCH
14:00 Olga Solomina, Russia — Climatic events and tendencies in the North-West Pacific recorded by trees and glaciers during the last 400 years
14:30 Stephen Burns, USA — The Tropics and Rapid Climate Change - Records of Changes in Rainfall and Atmospheric Circulation from Speleothems
15:00 Ralph Schneider, Germany — From Milankovitch to Rapid Climate Change, IMAGES Research
15:30 Gavin Schmidt, USA — The Thermohaline Circulation in Past, Present and Future Climate
16:00-
18:00
Posters II (with drinks and snacks):
Session 3 and Session 4 (Western Pacific Margin sub-theme)
19:00- CONFERENCE BANQUET
Friday, 12 August 2005
Session 4. Climate, Humans and the Environment in the Asian Region
Chair: Peter Kershaw
9:00 Patrick De Deckker, Australia — The Role of the Indo-Pacific Warm Pool on Global Climate Change during the Quaternary
9:30 Zhimin Jian, China — Millennial-centennial-scale Climate Variability of the Low Latitude Western Pacific during the Late Quaternary
10:00 Zhisheng An, China — The Evolutional Process of Asian Dust and its Role for the Earth System in the Past
10:30-
11:00
COFFEE/TEA BREAK
11:00 Gifford Miller, USA — Detecting Human Impacts on the Flora, Fauna, and Summer Monsoon of Pleistocene Australia
11:30 Ashok Singhvi, India — Monsoon and Man in the Indian Sub-Continent
12:00 Talks by presenters of meritorious abstracts
12:30-
14:00
LUNCH
14:00 Plenary Discussion: PAGES Future Direction
Zhengtang Guo, Julie Brigham-Grette
16:00-
18:00
Posters III and award of poster prizes (with drinks and snacks):
Session 4 (except Western Pacific Margin sub-theme)
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