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Program

December 2 (Thursday), 2010

Day 1, IOC and Climate Research -Past, Present and Future-
09:30-10:00 Registration
Opening Session
10:00-10:05 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT)
Mr. Takashi Asai, Director, Office for International Cooperation
10:05-10:10 United Nations University (UNU)
Prof. Dr. Konrad Osterwalder, Rector
10:10-10:15 Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
Mr. Yasuhiro Kato, President
Session I: Climate and Ocean
Chair: Dr. Yutaka Michida
10:20-10:45 Dr. Wendy Watson-Wright,
UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)
"Celebrating 50 years of UNESCOs Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission"
10:45-11:10 Dr. Toshio Yamagata, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
“Ocean-related Climate Variability and Extreme Weather Events”
11:10-11:35 Dr. George Philander, Princeton University
“History and Prospects for Climate Research”
11:35-12:00 Dr. Satheesh Shenoi, Indian National Center for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS)
"Roles of Indian Ocean on Climate Change: Indian contributions"
12:00-13:15 Lunch Break
Session II: Climate Change and Variability of the Pacific Ocean
Chair: Dr. Michael J. McPhaden
13:15-13:40 Dr. Yukio Masumoto, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
"Climate variability in the tropical Pacific Ocean"
13:40-14:05 Dr. Shang-Ping Xie, International Pacific Research Center (IPRC), University of Hawaii
"Renaissance of Indian Ocean research: A decade of dazzling progress"
14:05-14:30 Dr. Ping Chang, Texas A&M University (TAMU)
"Interhemispheric SST variability and multidecadal modulation of ENSO"
14:30-14:55 Dr. Salvatore Arico, United Nations University (UNU)
"Status and Prospects of Marine Biodiversity in an Era of Change: The Contribution of UNU and UNESCO"
14:55-15:10 Break
Session III: Climate Change and Variability of the Indian Ocean, Marginal Seas, and the Indonesian Seas
Chair: Dr. Shang-Ping Xie
15:10-15:35 Dr. Swadhin Behera, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
"The Indian Ocean Research: Past, Present and Future"
15:35-16:00 Dr. Mitsuo Uematsu, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
"Linkages in Biogeochemical Cycles Between the Surface Ocean and Lower Atmosphere Over the Western Pacific Ocean"
16:00-16:25 Dr. Dunxin Hu, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Science (IOCAS)
"Prospect of Ocean Circulation and Climate Study in the Western Pacific Ocean"
16:25-16:50 Dr. Dongliang Yuan, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Science (IOCAS)
"Role of ITF in Interannual Variations of the Tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean Circulation and Climate"
16:50-17:15 Dr. Michael J. McPhaden, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
“Tropical Moored Buoy Arrays To Advance Climate Science”
Summary Session
17:15-17:30 Dr. Mitsuo Uematsu, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo

December 3 (Friday), 2010

Day 2, Indian Ocean: East and West
 (Ocean Climate Research by Observation and Modeling)
-Under the Program “Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS)”
09:30-10:00 Registration
Session I: "Climate Variability Study and Societal Application through Indonesia - Japan "Maritime Continent COE"- Indonesia Contribution to GEOSS Project"
Chair: Dr. Kentaro Ando
10:00-10:05 Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
Mr. Akira Takamatsu, Executive Director
10:05-10:10 Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Mr. Shinya Ejima, Director General, Global Environment Department
10:10-10:15 Dr. Ridwan Djamaluddin, Deputy Chairman, Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) Indonesia
"The Government of the Republic of Indonesia"
10:15-10:35 Dr. Manabu D. Yamanaka, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
"Equatorial land-ocean coexistence controlling Earth's climate"
10:35-10:55 Dr. Fadli Syamsudin, Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) Indonesia
"On the Progress of Indonesia -Japan Ocean Climate Monitoring Development under SATREPS MCCOE and Its Projections to Sustain INAGOOS"
10:55-11:10 Dr. Keisuke Mizuno, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
"Climate of Maritime Continent  and the observation in the Indo/Pacific Ocean"
11:10-11:25 Dr. Eddy Hermawan, National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) Indonesia
"An Investigation of the Monsoon signal over Indonesia based on the WPR data Analysis."
11:25-11:40 Mr. Yasuhisa Ishihara, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
"International Collaboration on Buoy Technology and Data Quality Control"
11:40-11:55 Dr. Wahyu Pandoe, Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) Indonesia
"BPPT Buoy Technology Development"
11:55-12:15 Dr. Andi Eka Sakya, Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) Indonesia
"SATREPS Implementation Toward Establishment of Ocean Climate Monitoring in Indonesia"
12:15-13:45 Lunch Break
Session II: Prediction of Climate Variations and its Application in the Southern African Region
Chair: Dr. Swadhin Behera
13:45-13:50 Mr. Cecil Masoka, Minister Counsellor: Science& Technology, The Embassy of the Republic of South Africa
"The Government of the Republic of South Africa"
13:50-14:10

Dr. Mathieu Rouault, University of Cape Town (UCT)
"Ocean Dynamics Around Cape of Africa"

14:10-14:30 Dr. Juliet Hermes, South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON)
"Climate Variability in the southern Indian Ocean – what, when, why, who, how?"
14:30-14:50 Dr. Tomoki Tozuka, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science
"Subtropical Dipole Mode and Its Influence on the Southern African Region"
14:50-15:10

Dr. Peter Johnston, University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa
"The Uptake and Usefulness of Climate Information in Agriculture in Southern Africa"

15:10-15:30 Break
Session II: Prediction of Climate Variations and its Application in the Southern African Region (Continued)
Chair: Dr. Hirofumi Sakuma
15:30-15:50 Dr. Keiko Takahashi, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
"Toward forecasting regional weather/climate with ultra high resolution downscaling"
15:50-16:10 Dr. JingJia Luo, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
"Successful Predictions of the Indian Ocean Climate."
Discussions
16:10-16:50 Dr. Yukio Masumoto, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
"IOC Activities and SATREPS"
Concluding Remarks
16:50-17:00 Dr. Toshio Yamagata, The Japanese National Commission for UNESCO

*Titles and presenters are subject to change.