Programme Groups

CL – Climate: Past, Present, Future

CL1 – Past climates
CL2 – Present climate
CL3 – Future climate
CL4 – Tools for climate studies
CL5 – Climate communication

Open Session on Climate: Past, Present and Future (including Hans Oeschger Medal Lecture)
Convener: Denis-Didier Rousseau  | Co-Convener: Marie-Alexandrine Sicre 
Milutin Milankovic Medal Lecture by Andrey Ganopolski
Convener: Denis-Didier Rousseau 
Hans Oeschger Medal Lecture by Robert Delmas
Convener: Denis-Didier Rousseau 
CL1 –  Past climates
Modelling paleoclimates from the Cretaceous to the Holocene (including Milutin Milankovic Medal Lecture)
Convener: Masa Kageyama  | Co-Conveners: Dan Lunt , André Paul , Rachel Flecker , Louis François , Liselotte Diester-Haass 
Climate response to orbital forcing
Convener: Erin McClymont  | Co-Convener: Alan Haywood 
Polar continental margins and fjords - glacial and climatic evolution in the Cenozoic
Convener: Fabio Florindo  | Co-Conveners: Michele Rebesco , Matthias Forwick , Jan Sverre Laberg , David Harwood , Angelo Camerlenghi , Berit Oline Hjelstuen 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD28 
Quaternary palaeoenvironments of Africa (co-organized)
Convener: Brian Chase  | Co-Convener: Stephanie Mills 
Interglacial climate change - Learning from paleoclimate archives and models (co-sponsored by the IGBP project Past Global Changes (PAGES) and the FP7 project Past4Future)
Convener: Hubertus Fischer  | Co-Convener: Andy Ridgwell 
INTegrating Ice core, MArine and TErrestrial records (INTIMATE) and the role of land/ocean/atmosphere interactions over the last 60,000 years
Co-Conveners: Paul Hughes , Sune O. Rasmussen 
Advances in understanding Holocene climate variability and its impact on human society
Convener: Vasile Ersek 
Multi-proxy investigations of climates of the last millennium (co-organized)
Convener: Mary Gagen  | Co-Conveners: Philip Jones , Michael Mann , Iain Robertson , Eduardo Zorita 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD29 
The role of (sub)polar regions: modern dynamics, long-term trends and natural variability
Convener: Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz  | Co-Conveners: Marie-Alexandrine Sicre , Antoon Kuijpers , Kirsty Crocket , Peter Wadhams 
Ocean climate viewed through deep-sea corals
Convener: Norbert Frank  | Co-Convener: Tina van de Flierdt 
Advances in the development and application of terrestrial paleoclimate proxies
Convener: William D'Andrea  | Co-Convener: Raymond Bradley 
Aeolian dust, initiator, player, and recorder of environmental change (co-organized)
Convener: Jan-Berend Stuut  | Co-Convener: Peter Knippertz 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD21 
Ice-sheet and climate interactions
Convener: Philippe Huybrechts  | Co-Conveners: Thierry Fichefet , Andrey Ganopolski , Gilles Ramstein 
Glacial landforms and palaeoclimatic interpretation
Convener: Stefan Winkler  | Co-Conveners: Lasafam Iturrizaga , Martin Kirkbride 
CL2 –  Present climate
The North Atlantic and climate (co-organized)
Convener: Monika Rhein 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD71 
Mediterranean Climate: from past to future
Convener: Piero Lionello  | Co-Convener: Clare Goodess 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD20 
Global and regional sea level rise and variability (co-organized)
Convener: Svetlana Jevrejeva  | Co-Conveners: Anny Cazenave , Aslak Grinsted 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD27 
Earth radiation budget, radiative forcing and climate change
Convener: Martin Wild  | Co-Conveners: Rolf Philipona , Paul Stackhouse 
Circulation type classification and circulation regimes
Convener: Christoph Beck  | Co-Conveners: Andreas Philipp , Prof. Dr. Jucundus Jacobeit 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD26 
Mid-latitude Cyclones and Storms: Diagnostics of Observed and Future Trends, and related Impacts (co-organized)
Convener: Gregor C. Leckebusch  | Co-Conveners: Joaquim G. Pinto , Uwe Ulbrich 
Teleconnections: dynamics, predictability, impacts
Convener: Bo Christiansen  | Co-Conveners: Frank Kwasniok , Uwe Ulbrich , Maarten Ambaum , Julie Jones 
Tropical Climate Variability and Teleconnections: past, present and future
Convener: Fred Kucharski  | Co-Conveners: Belen Rodríguez de Fonseca , Nerilie Abram , Teresa Losada , Javier Garcia-Serrano , Elsa Mohino , Irene Polo , Erin McClymont , Erica Hendy 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD23 
Air-sea interactions from meso to regional scales within the tropics (co-organized)
Convener: Alban Lazar  | Co-Conveners: Marcus Dengler , Steve Woolnough 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD74 
Solar and Geomagnetic Activity and Their Influences on the Earth's Weather and Climate
Convener: Jean Lilensten  | Co-Conveners: Sergei Avakyan , Thierry Dudok de Wit 
Seasons and phenology: Evidence from observations, reconstructions, measurements and models (co-sponsored by USA-NPN, PAGES & ILEAPS)
Convener: This Rutishauser  | Co-Convener: Annette Menzel 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD25 
Climate Change and Forest Health, Growth, and Dynamics
Convener: Fabrizio D Aprile  | Co-Convener: David Dunkerley 
Land-climate interactions from models and observations: Implications from past to future climate
Convener: Bart van den Hurk  | Co-Conveners: Sonia Seneviratne , Philippe Ciais 
Urban climate, urban heat island and urban biometeorology
Convener: Konstantinos Kourtidis  | Co-Convener: Koen De Ridder 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD24 
Physical and biogeochemical feedbacks in the climate system and climate observations from space
Convener: Vladimir Alexeev  | Co-Conveners: Gerd A. Folberth , Gottfried Kirchengast , Joerg Schulz 
IMBER/SOLAS special session. Sensitivity of marine ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles to global change
Convener: Baris Salihoglu  | Co-Conveners: Christoph Garbe , Emilie Brévière 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD65 
Surface Waves and Wave-Coupled Effects in Lower Atmosphere and Upper Ocean
Convener: Alexander Babanin  | Co-Conveners: Miguel Onorato , Fangli Qiao 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD81 
Ice deposits in caves: formation, evolution and climate-environment assessment
Convener: Valter Maggi  | Co-Conveners: Aurel Perşoiu , Christiane Grebe 
Hydrological change: Regional hydrological behaviour under transient climate and land use conditions
Convener: Harald Kunstmann  | Co-Conveners: Stefan Hagemann , Axel Bronstert , Alexander Georgiadi , Mohsin Hafeez 
ENSO: Dynamics, Predictability and Modelling
Convener: Eric Guilyardi  | Co-Convener: Andrew Wittenberg 
CL3 –  Future climate
Decadal, seasonal and monthly forecasts (co-organized)
Convener: Francisco J. Doblas-Reyes  | Co-Conveners: Geert Jan van Oldenborgh (deceased) (deceased) , Mark A. Liniger , Stéphane Vannitsem 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD22 
Extreme Events and Impacts
Co-Convener: Stéphane Goyette 
Extreme events induced by extreme weather and climate change: Evaluation and forecasting of disaster risk and proactive planning (co-organized)
Convener: Athanasios Loukas  | Co-Conveners: Maria-Carmen Llasat , Uwe Ulbrich 
Hydrological change versus climate change (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Manfred Mudelsee , Demetris Koutsoyiannis 
Assessment of Weather-related Risk on Agricultural Production and Agribusiness (co-organized)
Convener: Ana Maria Tarquis  | Co-Conveners: NIcolas R. Dalezios , Anne Gobin , Marijn van der Velde 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD88 
Climate, water and health (co-organized)
Convener: Andreas Langousis  | Co-Conveners: Alexander Kolovos , Alin Andrei Carsteanu 
Probabilistic climate prediction on multi-decadal to multi-centennial time scales
Convener: Thomas Schneider von Deimling  | Co-Conveners: James Annan , Reto Knutti 
Geoengineering techniques and what does volcanic activity tell us?
Convener: Olivier Boucher  | Co-Conveners: Hauke Schmidt , Simone Tilmes , Claudia Timmreck 
CL4 –  Tools for climate studies
Stochasticity and Statistical Physics in Climate Dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: Michael Ghil  | Co-Convener: Valerio Lucarini 
Climate Data Homogenization and Climate Trend/Variability Assessment
Convener: Xiaolan Wang  | Co-Conveners: Petr Stepanek , Enric Aguilar 
Regional Climate Modeling and impacts
Convener: Filippo Giorgi  | Co-Conveners: Ashraf Zakey , Raymond Arritt 
Modelling and Understanding Geophysical Systems as Complex Networks (co-organized)
Convener: Reik Donner  | Co-Conveners: Jürgen Kurths , Wolfgang Schwanghart , Tobias Heckmann 
International Collaboration and Integration Strategies for Climate and other Geosciences Informatics (co-organized)
Convener: David Arctur  | Co-Conveners: Monique Petitdidier , Sandro Fiore , Mohan Ramamurthy 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD93 
Geodesy and natural and induced hazards: Progress during 30 years of the WEGENER initiative (co-organized)
Convener: Susanna Zerbini  | Co-Convener: Mustapha Meghraoui 
Open session on Operational Oceanography (co-organized)
Convener: Richard Allard 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD77 
Advances in Quaternary Geochronology
Convener: Geoff Duller  | Co-Conveners: Irka Hajdas , Thorsten Kiefer , Andreas Lang 
Stable isotopes as tool in (paleo-)climate studies (co-organized)
Convener: Rolf Siegwolf  | Co-Conveners: Martin Werner , Attila Demény , Mathieu Daëron , Erik Kerstel , Alain Veron , Claude Hillaire-Marcel , Martin Frank 
Major achievements and perspectives in scientific ocean and continental drilling (co-organized)
Convener: Ruediger Stein  | Co-Conveners: Ursula Röhl , Thomas Wiersberg 
Uncertainty in Environmental Data and Models
Convener: Dan Cornford  | Co-Conveners: Stefano Nativi , Edzer Pebesma , Gerard Heuvelink 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD93 
Time Series Analysis in the Geosciences - Concepts, Methods & Applications
Convener: Reik Donner  | Co-Convener: Susana Barbosa 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD14 
Marine and Terrestrial proxies: development and reconstructions.
Convener: Lennart de Nooijer  | Co-Conveners: Kai G. Schulz , Daniela Schmidt , Darren R. Gröcke , André F. Lotter , Stuart Robinson , Jung-Hyun Kim 
Molecular proxies for studying biogeochemical changes in the environment
Convener: Klaas G.J. Nierop  | Co-Conveners: Boris Jansen , Ian Bull , Claudio Zaccone , Teodoro Miano , Luca Bragazza 
Earth System Modeling: Strategies and Software
Convener: Reinhard Budich  | Co-Convener: Dan Lunt 
Geophysical Downscaling Methods
Convener: Tobias Sauter  | Co-Conveners: Victor Venema (deceased) (deceased) , Douglas Maraun , Erika Coppola 
CL5 –  Climate communication
Modern Climate Science Education and Communications (co-organized)
Convener: Klaus Grosfeld  | Co-Convener: Annette Ladstaetter-Weissenmayer 
Ice-sheet and climate interactions
Convener: Philippe Huybrechts  | Co-Conveners: Thierry Fichefet , Andrey Ganopolski , Gilles Ramstein