last update: 2007-11-27

NOAA IPRC


 

Workshop on

Climatic Changes in the Last 1500 Years: Their Impact on Pacific Islands




East-West Center

University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Hawai'i

November 13-14, 2007

UH EWC


hosted by  

NOAA Integrated Data and Environmental Applications (NOAA IDEA) Center,

International Pacific Research Center (IPRC), School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST)







Bringing together climatologists, paleoclimatologists, anthropologists, archaeologists and historians

to understand  the climate and its societal  impact on the Pacific Islands


Program Agenda 



Presentations:

Opening presentation by Henry Diaz

Paleoenvironmental studies: archives, proxy records, pre-history, and early history of Pacific Island societies

Kim Cobb Joelle Gergis Simon Haberle Hali Kilbourne
Patrick  Nunn Julian Sachs Lonnie Thompson Oliver Timm

The modern climate record and modeled climates of the Pacific Island region

Caspar Ammann H. Annamalai Nick Graham Mark Lander
Jerry Meehl De-Zheng Sun Axel Timmermann




Email directory of the workshop participants:


Caspar Ammann National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO ammann ucar.edu
H. Annamalai IPRC-SOEST, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI hannahawaii.edu
Frederic Bessat East-West Center, Honolulu, HI BessatFEastWestCenter.org
Kim Cobb School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Tech, Atlanta GA kcobbeas.gatech.edu
Henry F. Diaz NOAA, Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO henry.f.diaznoaa.gov
Joëlle Gergis Climate Scientist, Freelance Writer, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia jgergisgmail.com
Nicholas Graham
Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Hydrologic Reseearch Center, San Diego, CA ngrahamhrc-lab.org
Thomas Giambelluca Dept. Geography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI thomashawaii.edu
Richard Grigg Dept. Oceanography, SOEST, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI rgriggsoest.hawaii.edu
Simon Haberle Director, Centre for Archaeological Research, Dept. Archaeology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia simon.haberleanu.edu.au
Kelly H. Kilbourne Environmental Policy and Science, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD
and Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons Island, MD
kilbourncbl.umces.edu
Mark Lander Water and Environmental Research Institute, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam mlanderuog9.uog.edu
Llyod Loope USGS Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Honolulu, Hawaii lloyd_loopeusgs.gov
Jay McCreary Director, International Pacific Research Center, SOEST, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI jayhawaii.edu
Jerry Meehl National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO meehlucar.edu
Stephen E. Miller U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Islands Office, Honolulu, HI Stephen_E_Millerfws.gov
Patrick Nunn Faculty of Islands and Oceans, The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji Islands nunn_pusp.ac.fj
Julian P. Sachs School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA jsachsu.washington.edu
Eileen Shea Director, NOAA Integrated Data and Environmental Applications Center, Honolulu, HI Eileen.Sheanoaa.gov
De-Zheng Sun NOAA, Earth System Research Laboratory, Physical Science Division , Boulder, CO Dezheng.Sunnoaa.gov
Lonnie Thompson Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio thompson.3osu.edu
Oliver Timm IPRC-SOEST, Univeristy of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI timmhawaii.edu
Axel Timmermann IPRC-SOEST, Univeristy of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI axelhawaii.edu
James Weyman NOAA NWS, WFO Honolulu, HI james_weymannoaa.gov




Pictures from the Meeting :


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New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
2863 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
phone 1-800-356-8264
http://www.kaimana.com/index1.html




  • Airport Shuttle Service between Waikiki and Airport:

  • Transportation between the New Otani Hotel in Waikiki and the East West Center will be arranged.
        A local bus company will pick up the workshop participants at the New Otani Hotel.
        In the evening, the shuttle will return to the New Otani Hotel.

  • The campus can be reached by the public transportation system (The Bus) with bus route #4 from Waikiki. 
    The fare is $2 and is paid when entering the bus. Bus stops are located near on Kuhio Ave in Waikiki (any bus stop sign).
    See route map and time table for details.
    Note that the ticket (ask bus driver) allows for one transfer within a 2h limit after purchase. 
    Prepare for a 5-10min walk to the East-West Center. 
    [A transfer from route #4 to route #6 is possible at the University/King St. stop.
    The route #6 will stop in front of the East-West Center.]




On Wednesday (Nov. 14th, 2007) afternoon, a tour bus will bring us from the East-West Center (2:45pm departure) to the windward side of Oahu near Kailua. At one of the largest and oldest heiaus on Oahu, the Ulupo Heiau,  we will learn about the historical and cultural developments of the heiau and the adjancant Kawainui March (the largest protected fresh water wetland in the State of Hawaii). At about 5:30pm the bus will return to the New Otani Hotel (6:30pm).


Contact information:


Henry F. Diaz – NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO

Oliver Timm - IPRC,SOEST, University of Hawai'i at Manoa


Last update : 2007-11-27
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