United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

United Nations / Austria / European Space Agency Symposium on Space Applications for Sustainable Development to Support the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development
 
"Space Tools and Solutions for Monitoring the Atmosphere in Support of Sustainable Development"
Graz, Austria, 11 - 14 September 2007

 

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Online Presentations and Papers

Note: The views expressed in the presentations and papers below are those of the authors and do not reflect the policies or views of the United Nations or the Office for Outer Space Affairs. The presentations and papers are provided solely for informational purposes.

 

Tuesday, 11 September 2007
Opening Session
Master of Ceremony: W. Riedler (Austrian Academy of Sciences)
Welcome / Opening Remarks Wolfgang Baumjohann,
Austrian Academy of Sciences
 
Helmut Böck,
Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs 
 
Ulrike Rohrmeister (Ms.),
Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
 
Siegfried Nagl,
City of Graz
 
Hans Haubold,
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
 
Keynote Addresses
Chairperson: Helmut Böck, Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs
Rapporteur: Levent Canturk, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
  Tomorrow's Climate - Today's Challenge for Sustainable Development
Lučka K. Kajfež-Bogataj (Ms.), IPCC
Powerpoint Presentation
  Socio-economic Benefit Assessment of Global Earth Observations
Michael Obersteiner, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Objectives of the 2007 Symposium and Review of the 2006 Symposium
Chairperson: Johannes Ortner, EURISY
Rapporteur: Levent Canturk, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
  Objectives of the 2007 Symposium
Helmut Böck, Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs
Werner Balogh, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Powerpoint Presentation
  Review of the 2006 Symposium
Thi Kim Oanh Nguyen (Ms), Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Lawrence Friedl, NASA, United States
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Overview of Earth Observations, Satellite Applications, and Atmospheric Monitoring
Chairperson: Johannes Ortner, EURISY
Rapporteur: Levent Canturk, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
  Overview of Satellite Capabilities and Remote Sensing for Monitoring the Atmosphere and Review Uses in Air Quality and Other Applications
Sundar Christopher, University of Alabama in Huntsville, United States
Jill Engel-Cox (Ms.), Battelle Memorial Institute, United States
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Global and Regional Initiatives
Chairperson: Ulrike Rohrmeister (Ms.), Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
Rapporteur: Virginia Fernandez Ramos (Ms.), National Environmental Agency, Uruguay
  Activities within the WMO Space Programme
Jerome Lafeuille, WMO
Powerpoint Presentation
  Recent Progress with GMES and GMES Atmosphere Service
Robert Lowson, European Environment Agency and GMES Bureau, European Commissionria
Powerpoint Presentation
  Indian Space Programme and its Contributions to Atmosphere and Climate Change Surveillance for Sustainable Development
Cheljuri B.S.Dutt, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), ISRO Geosphere Biosphere Programme
Powerpoint Presentation
  Space Tools and Solutions for Monitoring the Atmosphere in Support of Sustainable Development
Munaf Ali, General Organization of Remote Sensing (GORS), Syria
Powerpoint Presentation
  Ministry of Planning and Development Cooperation
Ashwinie Boedhoe-Hemai (Ms.), Ministry of Planning and Development Cooperation, Suriname
Powerpoint Presentation
  The Gambia Environment Information Management System in Support to Sustainable Development
Ebrima L. Ceesay, National Environmental Agency, The Gambia
Powerpoint Presentation
  Space Tools and Applications in the Context of National Spatial Data Infrastructure in Nepal
Raja Ram Chhatkuli, Department of Survey National Geographic Information Infrastructure Programme (NGIIP), Nepal
Powerpoint Presentation
  Small Satellite Technologies for Atmospheric Monitoring
Juan A. Fernandez-Saldivar, Mexico, presently at the Surrey Space Centre, University of Surrey, UK
Powerpoint Presentation
  Monitoring the Atmosphere Using Meteorological Satellites in Support of Sustainable Development for Africa
Joan Kabaselleh (Ms.), IGAD Climate Prediction and Application Centre, Kenya
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Wednesday, 12 September 2007
Space Tools for Atmosphere Monitoring
Chairperson: Otto Koudelka, Joanneum Research, Austria
Rapporteur: José Santos, Facultad de Ingenieria Maritima, Ecuador
  EUMETCast/GEONETCast
Vincent Gabaglio, EUMETSAT
Powerpoint Presentation
  CEOS Virtual Constellations: Atmospheric Composition
Lawrence Friedl, NASA, United States
Powerpoint Presentation
  Space Tools for Atmosphere Monitoring: GMES PROMOTE
Thilo Erbertseder, GMES PROMOTE, DLR
Powerpoint Presentation
  African Monitoring of the Environment for Sustainable Development (AMESD)
Vincent Gabaglio, EUMETSAT
Powerpoint Presentation
  Ground Monitoring Using Satellite Communications
Otto Koudelka, Joanneum Research, Austria
Powerpoint Presentation
  The Philippine National Meteorological and Hydrological Service (NMHS): Its Products and Services for Sustainable Development
Carina Lao (Ms.), Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), The Philippines
Powerpoint Presentation
  Space Tools and Solution for Monitoring the Atmosphere in Sustainable Development
Nacima Rachedi (Ms.), Algerian Space Agency, Algeria
Powerpoint Presentation
  The Recent Activities of Atmospheric Chemistry Remote Sensing in NSMC/CMA
Peng Zhang, China Meteorological Administration (CMA), China
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Air Quality - Ozone and Particulate Matter
Chairperson: Lawrence Friedl, NASA, United States
Rapporteur: Amin Shaban, Lebanese National Council for Scientific Research, Lebanon
  Who's Air Do We Breath? Addressing Air Pollution Issues on Regional and Continental Scales Presentation on global particulate matter air pollution and quality, cross-border transport, and regional/local air quality impacts
Sundar Christopher, University of Alabama in Huntsville, United States
Powerpoint Presentation
  Variability of Aerosol Index, Ultra-violet Radiation and Ozone from Satellite Observations over Nigeria and their Potential Uses
Z. Debo Adeyewa, Federal University of Technology, Nigeria
Powerpoint Presentation
  Satellite & Ground-based Aerosol Monitoring in Pakistan
Badar Ghauri, SUPARCO, Pakistan
Powerpoint Presentation
  Satellite Data and Air Quality Forecasting
Jill Engel-Cox (Ms.), Battelle Memorial Institute, United States
Powerpoint Presentation
  Satellite Air Quality Remote Sensing in South Africa
Theo Fischer, Environmental Science Associate - Satellite Application Centre - Satellite Air Quality Remote Sensing Consortium, South Africa
Powerpoint Presentation
  Urban Air Quality Monitoring in the Philippines
Genevieve Rose Lorenzo (Ms.), Manila Observatory, The Philippines
Powerpoint Presentation
  Researches of Atmospheric Air Quality in Uzbekistan
Lyudmila Shardakova (Ms.), Research Hydrometeorological Institute (NIGMI) of Uzhydromet, Uzbekistan
Powerpoint Presentation
  Using the Software of Environmental Manual and GIS for Green House Gas Emission and Environmental Pollution Abatement
Minh Y. Tran (Ms.), Space Technology Institute , Vietnamese Academy for Sciences and Technology, Vietnam
Powerpoint Presentation
  Urban Climate Analysis on the Land Use and Land Cover Change (LULC) in Bandung-Indonesia with Remote Sensing and GIS
Laras Tursilowati (Ms.), Center for Atmospheric Sciences and Climate Application, LAPAN, Indonesia
Powerpoint Presentation
  Remote Sensing in Uganda
Vensar Baryomu, Department of Meteorology, Uganda
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Thursday, 13 September 2007
Climate Change and Weather
Chairperson: Michael Obersteiner, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Rapporteur: Theodore Michael Marguerite, National Meteorological Service, Seychelles
  Remote Sensing and Monitoring the Land Surface for Sustainable Development: Desertification, Carbon Sequestration, and Sustainable Interventions
Larry L. Tieszen and G. Gray Tappan, USGS, United States
Powerpoint Presentation
  Climate Change Monitoring and Atmospheric Change Analysis by Occultation
Andrea Steiner (Ms.), University of Graz, Austria
Powerpoint Presentation
  EMMA/METEOALARM/BRAHMATWINN - A Warning and Risk Management System
Michael Staudinger, Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics, Austria
Powerpoint Presentation
  United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER)
Werner Balogh, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Powerpoint Presentation
  The Meteorological Natural Disasters Warning System of Thailand
Somchai Baimoung, Thai Meteorological Department, Thailand
Powerpoint Presentation
  Application of Satellite Imageries for Monitoring Atmospheric Events and Sustainable Development in Bangladesh
Surajit Kumar Saha, Bangladesh Meteorological Department, Bangladesh
Powerpoint Presentation
  Atmosphere Monitoring of the Marsh Zones in Iraq to Support the Sustainable Development
Abdulkareem A. A. Mohammed, Ministry of Science & Technology, Iraq
Powerpoint Presentation
  Satellite Remote Sensing for Coastal Engineering
Iskander Tlili, Ministry of Equipment, Habitat and Territory, Tunisia
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Friday, 14 September 2007
Follow-Up Activities and Working Group Meetings
Chairperson: Jill Engel-Cox (Ms.), Battelle Memorial Institute, United States
Rapporteur: Laras Tursilowati (Ms.), National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN), Indonesia
  United Nations-affiliated Regional Centres for Space Science and Technology Education (Brazil/Mexico, India, Morocco, Nigeria, Education Curricula)
Adelia Aquino (Ms.), United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Powerpoint Presentation
  Proposed Week-long Air Quality Training
Thi Kim Oanh Nguyen (Ms), Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Lawrence Friedl, GEO User Interface Committee, United States
Powerpoint Presentation


 

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