13 December 2021 - 17 December 2021
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
In person and online (hybrid)

IIASA at AGU 2021

IIASA researchers and alumni are participating in the American Geosciences Union Fall Meeting 2021 presenting research on climate adaption, transforming economic and financial systems, water management, environmental and social justice, and more.

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The American Geosciences Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2021 theme is “Science is Society”. Over 25,000 attendees representing 107 countries will come together to explore a range of topics in the earth and space sciences. 

The meeting convenes researchers, scientists, educators, students, policymakers, science enthusiasts, journalists, and communicators who are driven to better understand our planet and environment and our role in preserving its future. The meeting will be attended by high level invitees including John Kerry, the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, Johan Rockström,the Director of the Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research, and Jennifer Morgan, CEO of Greenpeace International.

A wide scope of AGU 2022 sessions will feature IIASA researchers, alumni, and collaborators.

To arrange interviews with IIASA participants please contact the IIASA Press Office

Below list is a selection of IIASA related sessions and papers; for the full program please visit the AGU Program page


Monday, 13 December  

PAPERS 

U13B-06 – Short-Lived Climate Factors

21:00 – 21:15 - Convention Center – Great Hall, Prow Main Stage

Author: Zbigniew Klimont, Research Group Leader and Principal Research Scholar, Energy, Climate, and Environment Program (ECE)

NH15F-0516 – The timing of unprecedented hydrological drought under climate change

23:00 – 01:00 - Convention Center – Poster Hall, D-F

Authors: Yoshihide Wada, Program Director and Principal Research Scholar, IIASA Biodiversity and Natural Resources Program (BNR); Peter Burek, Research Scholar, BNR; Edward Byers, Research Scholar, ECE 


Tuesday, 14 December 

SESSION:

21:25-21:45 - Convention Center - Great Hall, Prow Main Stage
U23E - The Grand Transformation needed to address Climate Change - Part 4

Convener: Leena Srivastava, IIASA Deputy Director General for Science

PAPERS 

GC21A-03 – Stringent mitigation substantially reduces risk of unprecedented near-term warming rates

15:14 – 15:20 - Convention Center – Room 208-210

Author: Christopher James Smith, IIASA-NERC Research Fellow, ECE

H21F-08 – Robust African Hydropower Development under Global Socio-Economic Uncertainties

15:50 – 15:55 - Convention Center – Room 243-245

Author: Matthias Wildemeersch, Research Scholar, IIASA Advancing Systems Analysis Program (ASA) 

GC23B-04 – Decarbonizing the Global Light-duty Vehicle and Power Sectors: Benefits fo CO2 emissions, Air Quality and Human Health

20:10 – 20:17- Convention Center – Room 206-207

Author: Zbigniew Klimont, Research Group Leader and Principal Research Scholar, ECE 

GC23B-07 – Subnational Variations in the Emission and Health Impacts of Electric Vehicles in China and India

20:31 – 20:38 - Convention Center – Room 206-207

Authors: Fabian Wagner, Senior Research Scholar, ECE; Pallav Purohit, Senior Research Scholar, ECE

A24H-06 – Understanding Current and Future Challenges in Air Pollution Management in Asia

22:10 – 22:17- Online

Author:Fabian Wagner

A25S-04 – Evaluating Health Co-benefits of Air Pollution Control and Climate Change Mitigation Policies for Pakistan – Online Only

23:00 – 00:15 - Online

Author: Pallav Purohit 

A25S-17 – Evaluation of Large Point Source Emissions over South Korea Using NASA KORUS-AQ Aircraft Field Campaign

23:00 – 00:15- Online

Author: Younha Kim, Research Scholar, ECE 

A25S-13 – Analysis of Emission Reduction Effects by Air Quality Policy Scenarios in the Seoul Metropolitan Area

23:00 – 00:15- Online

Author: Younha Kim, Research Scholar, ECE 

GC25M-0790 – Assessing multi-sector near-term transition and longer-term physical climate risks of greenhouse gas emissions pathways

23:00 – 01:00- Convention Center – Poster Hall, D-F

Author: Joeri Rogelj, Senior Research Scholar, ECE 


Wednesday, 15 December  

PAPERS 

GC35A – Adaptation Pathways Through Leveraging the Water-Energy-Land Nexus in Developing Countries – Poster

15:00 – 16:00- Online

Convener: Muhammad Awais, Researcher, ECE 

A31C-02 – Improving urban air quality management in South Africa through an integrated modelling approach

15:05 – 15:10 - Convention Center – Room 286-287

Authors: Zbigniew Klimont; Gregor Kiesewetter, Research Scholar,ECE; Adriana Gomez Sanabria, Research Scholar,ECE; Pallav Purohit, Senior Research Scholar,ECE; Peter Rafaj, Senior Research Scholar,ECE; Fabian Wagner, Senior Research Scholar,ECE; Robert Sander, Systems Analyst/Software Specialist, ECE; Binh Ngyuen, Research Scholar/Software Engineer, ECE 

G32B-03 – Atmospheric monitoring with GNSS loT data fusion based on machine learning

Wednesday, 15 December

17:08 – 17:16- Online

Authors: Linda See, Senior Research Scholar,ASA; Tobias Sturn, Research Scholar,ASA; Rudi Weinacker, Unity Developer,ASA; Ian McCallum, Research Group Leader and Senior Research Scholar, ASA 

GC33A-06 – Can Smallholder Farmer Risk-Sharing Mechanisms Co-Exist with Formal Climate Insurance?

20:15 – 20:20- Convention Center – Room 206-207

Author: Matthias Wildemeersch, Research Scholar, ASA 

GC35A – Adaptation Pathways Through Leveraging the Water-Energy-Land Nexus in Developing Countries – Poster

23:00 – 01:00- Convention Center – Poster Hall, D-F

Primary Convener: Muhammad Awais 

GC35F-0754 – The Kids Aren’t Alright

2300 – 01:00 - Convention Center – Poster Hall, D-F

Authors: Joeri Rogelj, Nikolay Khabarov, Research Scholar, ASA, Wolfgang Lutz, Acting Research Group Leader and Principal Research Scholar, Population and Just Societies Program (POPJUS); Yoshihide Wada, Program Director and Principal Research Scholar, BNR 



Thursday, 16 December  

SESSION

U41A - Modeling MultiSector Dynamics to Understand Adaptive Pathways

Convener: Yoshihide Wada, IIASA Biodiversity and Natural Resources Program Director


PAPERS 

U43D-06 – Climate change signal in global agriculture emerges earlier in new generation of climate and crop models (Invited)

Online

Authors: Christian Folberth, Research Scholar,BNR; Nikolay Khabarov; Jury Balkovic, Researcher, BNR; Rastislay Skalsky, Research Scholar, BNR

B43D-01 – The assessment and role of the permafrost carbon feedback in IPCC reports through the AR6

19:50 – 19:55 - Convention Center – Room 255-257

Author: Joeri Rogelj

H43A-01 Implications of Climate and Socioeconomic Change for Future Drought Risk

19:45 – 19:50 - Convention Center – Room 267-268

Author: Yusuke Satoh, Guest Research Scholar, BNR 

B45D-1662 – Lagging Response of Belowground Functional Traits to Environmental Cues in a Mature Amazonian Tropical Rainforest

23:00 – 01:00 - Convention Center – Poster Hall, D-F

Author: Florian Hofhansl, Research Scholar, BNR 

GC45C-0845 – Future prospects for native vegetation in Brazil’s conservation priority areas

Convention Center – Poster Hall, D-F- 23:00 – 01:00

Author: Aline Soterroni, Guest Research Scholar, BNR 

GC45I-0915 – ESA WorldCover: Global land cover mapping at 10 m resolution for 2020 based on Sentinel- 1 and 2 data.

23:00 – 01:00 - Convention Center – Poster Hall, D-F

Authors: Myroslava Lesiv, Research Scholar,ASA; Ivelina Georgieva, Research Assistant, ASA; Steffen Fritz, Principal Research Scholar, ASA 


Friday, 17 December 

SESSIONS

GC53C - Quantifying Nutrient Budgets for Sustainable Nutrient Management - Oral

19:00 – 21:00- Convention Center - Room 203-205

Convener: Wilfried Winiwarter, IIASA Senior Researcher, ECE 

GC55I - Quantifying Nutrient Budgets for Sustainable Nutrient Management IV - Poster

23:00 – 01:00 - Convention Center – Poster Hall, D-F

Convener: Wilfried Winiwarter 

PAPERS  

GC51D-06 – Economy-Wide and Food System Nitrogen Budgets in Japan from 2000 to 2015

15:30 – 15:35- Convention Center – Room 203-205

Authors: Wilfried Winiwarter 

GC52B-01 Increasing Biospheric Imbalances Between Nitrogen and Phosphorus. A New Driver of Global Change with Multiple Consequences for the Environment, Food Security and Human Health (Invited)

16:50 – 16:55- Convention Center – Room 203-205

Author: Michael Obersteiner, Principal Research Scholar, ASA 

B54C-03 – Impact of bioenergy crops expansion on climate-carbon cycle feedbacks in overshoot scenarios

21:46 – 21:51- Convention Center – Room 231-232

Authors: Thomas Gasser, Research Scholar,ASA; Yann Quilcaille 

B54C-03 – Impact of bioenergy crops expansion on climate-carbon cycle feedbacks in overshoot scenarios

21:46 – 21:51- Convention Center – Room 231-232

Authors: Thomas Gasser



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