United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

UN/Austria/ESA Symposium on Space Applications to Support the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development
 
"Space Tools for Monitoring Air Pollution and Energy Use for Sustainable Development"
Graz, Austria, 12 - 15 September 2006

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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, 12 September 2006
Opening session
Chairperson: W. Riedler (Austrian Academy of Sciences)
Welcome / Opening Remarks W. Riedler,
Austrian Academy of Sciences
 
W. Baumjohann,
Austrian Academy of Sciences
 
H. Böck,
Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs
 
A. Kleinsasser (Ms.),
Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
 
K. Edlinger-Ploder (Ms.),
State of Styria
 
P. Piffl-Percevic,
City of Graz
 
M.-E. De Vel (Ms.),
European Space Agency
 
S. Camacho,
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Objectives of the Symposium H. Böck,
Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs / S. Camacho, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Keynote addresses
Chairperson: S. Gadimova (Ms.), United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Rapporteur: T. Peralta (Ms.), The Philippines
  Space applications to monitor the impact of energy generation and use on air pollution
Lawrence Friedl, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, United States of America
Powerpoint Presentation
  European contribution to the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) in the context of the Framework Programme of Community Research
Pascal Le Grand, European Commission, Belgium
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Air pollution and energy use: a challenge for sustainable development
Chairperson: D. Rugbere (Ms.), Nigeria
Rapporteur: C.E. Mansilla Mejia, Guatemala
  Combating air pollution resulting from energy use in Asia
Thi Kim Oanh Nguyen (Ms), Thailand
Powerpoint Presentation
  Impact of air pollution caused by energy use on public health: a case from Mongolia
Tugsbayar Sundui, Mongolia
Powerpoint Presentation
  Data needs for monitoring energy use and its impact on air pollution
Françoise Mukaklisa (Ms.), Rwanda
Powerpoint Presentation
  Climate Change, Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emission Assessment
Katia Simeonova (Ms.), Germany
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Wednesday, 13 September 2006
Space applications for exploration and production of energy
Chairperson: O. Koudelka, Austria
Rapporteur: S. K. Prabotosari, Indonesia
  Challenges associated with the use of space applications for monitoring air pollution resulting from energy use, production and generation
Joseph Akinyede, Nigeria
Powerpoint Presentation
  Use of renewable energy resources in developing countries
Deborah Rugbere (Ms.), Nigeria
Powerpoint Presentation
  Spin-offs of space technology for energy generation: solar, wind and wave energy generation
Lawrence Friedl, United States of America
Powerpoint Presentation
  Systems Analysis for Policy
Sten Nilsson and Michael Obersteiner, Austria
Powerpoint Presentation
  A digital Earth framework for regional autonomy in energy supply
Josef Strobl, Austria
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Addressing the impact of energy use on air pollution using space applications
Chairperson: M. Schardt, Austria
Rapporteur: A. Randrianarivony, Madagascar
  Aerosol climatology over India and radiative implications: initiatives under ISRO geosphere biosphere programme
Krishnamoorthy Krishna, India
Powerpoint Presentation
  Challenges in the use of space applications for monitoring air pollution: experience from Pakistan
Badar Munir Khan Ghauri, Pakistan
Powerpoint Presentation
  Challenges in monitoring air pollution: experience from Cambodia
Rithirak Long, Cambodia
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Thursday, 14 September 2006
Remote sensing for monitoring sources of air pollution in urban and rural areas
Chairperson: L. Beckel, Austria
Rapporteur: T. M. Dang, Viet Nam
  Industrial and household energy consumption and air pollution in developing countries: a case from Georgia
Nino Lazashvili (Ms.), Georgia
Powerpoint Presentation
  Household energy consumption and air pollution in developing countries: data and information needs of decision makers
Teresita Peralta (Ms.), The Philippines
Powerpoint Presentation
  Air pollution from lignite-based electricity generation: a case study from Kosovo
Nezakete Hakaj (Ms.), Bosnia and Herzegovina
Powerpoint Presentation
  Air pollution forecasting system from country to urban scale implemented in Romania
Michaela Caian (Ms.), Romania
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Affordable space technologies and information resources for addressing air pollution and energy use
Chairperson: Lawrence Friedl, United States of America
Rapporteur: Ajwad Musthafa, Maldives
  Remote sensing based methods for the inventory of woody biomass
Mathias Schardt, Austria
Powerpoint Presentation
  Affordable space-based telecommunications for monitoring air pollution and energy use
Otto Koudelka, Austria
Powerpoint Presentation
  Dissemination of space-based information related to air pollution and energy use to rural population: experience from India
Madhava Rao Vasala, India
Powerpoint Presentation
  Education opportunities in space applications: UN-affiliated regional centres for space science and technology education
Sharafat Gadimova (Ms.), United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Powerpoint Presentation
  Central American Regional Visualization and Monitoring System: SERVIR (Central American Uses of Remote Sensing)
Carlos Mansilla M., Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Guatemala
Powerpoint Presentation


 

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