Climate Research Forum in the Southeast Asia region

25 May 2021
14:00 – 16:00 Indochina Time (UTC+7)

Tegelalang rice terraces north of Ubud, Tegelalang, Bali

This Forum will begin with an overview of World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) from the Vice Chair of the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee (the scientific steering body of WCRP) Helen Cleugh, followed by talks highlighting climate science priorities and opportunities for collaboration in the Southeast Asian Region:

  • CORDEX-SEA: Providing regional climate change information for enabling adaptations in Southeast AsiaFredolin Tangang, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Earth Sciences and Environment, the National University of Malaysia, and CORDEX-SEA Coordinator.
  • Climate science and information priorities and needs – researcher and end user perspectivesArdhasena Sopaheluwakan, Director, Center for Applied Climate Services, Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency, Indonesia.
  • Climate science as decision-support for resilience: transdisciplinary approaches from local to globalJessica Dator-Bercilla, University of the Philippines in the Visayas and Asia Climate Change Consortium.
  • From science to action: bridging researchers and practitionersRodel Lasco, Oscar M. Lopez Center and Philippines Country Coordinator for World Agroforestry (ICRAF).

This will be followed by a moderated question and answer session, with time for discussion. The Forum is without charge and is open to all, but we do ask that you register your interest.

This is the fourth in a series of online Climate Research Forums, aimed at exchanging ideas, discussing new activities and opportunities being developed by WCRP, and exploring ways that our climate science community of scientists, partner programs, funders, and end-users can engage towards building “a world that uses sound, relevant, and timely climate science to ensure a more resilient present and sustainable future for humankind.” The Forum is without charge and is open to all, but we do ask that you register your interest. 

Photo by Niklas Weiss on Unsplash


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