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PART A: GLOBAL AND SECTORAL ASPECTS
     
PART B: REGIONAL ASPECTS

 

updated 12 March, 2014

PART A: GLOBAL AND SECTORAL ASPECTS

 

Context for the AR5

Chapter 1 — Point of departure
CLAVirginia Burkett
United States Geological Survey
Avelino G. Suarez
Institute of Ecology and Systematics, Cuban Environmental Agency
LAMarco Bindi
University of Florence
Cecilia Conde
Centro de Ciencias de la Atmósfera, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Rupa Mukerji
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
LAMichael Prather
University of California, Irvine
Asuncion Lera St.Clair
Centre for International Climate and Environmental Research-Oslo (CICERO)
Gary Yohe
Wesleyan University
REHervé Le Treut
Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique/ Institut Pierre Simon Laplace
Jean Palutikof
Griffith University
Chapter 2 — Foundations for decisionmaking
CLARoger Jones
Victoria University
Anand Patwardhan
Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay
LAStewart Cohen
Environment Canada
Suraje Dessai
University of Leeds
Annamaria Lammel
Université Paris 8
LARobert Lempert
RAND Corporation
Monirul Mirza
Environment Canada
Hans von Storch
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht
RERosina Bierbaum
University of Michigan
Nicholas King
Independent Consultant

 

Natural and Managed Resources and Systems, and Their Uses

Chapter 3 — Freshwater resources
CLABlanca Jimenez
UNESCO
Taikan Oki
University of Tokyo
LANigel Arnell
University of Reading Walker Institute
Gerardo Benito
Spanish Council for Scientific Research
J. Graham Cogley
Trent University
LAPetra Doell
Goethe University Frankfurt
Tong Jiang
China Meteorological Administration
Shadrack S. Mwakalila
University of Dar es Salaam
REPavel Kabat
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Zbigniew Kundzewicz
Polish Academy of Sciences
Chapter 4 — Terrestrial and inland water systems
CLARobert Scholes
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Josef Settele
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
LARichard Betts
Met Office Hadley Centre
Stuart Bunn
Griffith University
Paul Leadley
Universite Paris-Sud 11
LADaniel Nepstad
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia (IPAM)
Jonathan Overpeck
University of Arizona
Miguel Angel Taboada
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria
REAndreas Fischlin
ETH Zurich, Systems Ecology
José Moreno
University of Castilla - La Mancha
Terry L. Root
Stanford University
Chapter 5 — Coastal systems and low-lying areas
CLAIñigo J. Losada
Universidad de Cantabria
Poh Poh Wong
Consultant
LAJean-Pierre Gattuso
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Jochen Hinkel
Global Climate Forum
Abdellatif Khattabi
Ecole Nationale Forestiere d'Ingénieurs
LAKathleen McInnes
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO)
Yoshiki Saito
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Asbury Sallenger
U.S. Geological Survey
RERobert Nicholls
University of Southampton
Filipe Santos
University of Lisbon
Chapter 6 — Ocean systems
CLADavid Karl
University of Hawaii
Hans-O. Pörtner
Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research
LAPhil Boyd
Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS)
William Cheung
University of British Columbia
Salvador Lluch-Cota
Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste, S.C.
LAYukihiro Nojiri
National Institute for Environmental Studies
Daniela Schmidt
University of Bristol
Peter Zavialov
P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology
REKenneth Drinkwater
Institute of Marine Research
Alexander Polonsky
Marine Hydrophysical Institute of National Academy of Sciences
Chapter 7 — Food production systems and food security
CLAJohn R. Porter
University of Copenhagen
Liyong Xie
Shenyang Agricultural University
LAAndrew Challinor
University of Leeds
Kevern Cochrane
Rhodes University
Mark Howden
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization
LAMuhammad Mohsin Iqbal
Global Change Impact Studies Centre
David Lobell
Stanford University
María Isabel Travasso
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria
REPramod Aggarwal
International Water Management Institute
Kaija Hakala
MTT Agrifood Research Finland

 

Human Settlements, Industry, and Infrastructure

Chapter 8 — Urban areas
CLAAromar Revi
Indian Institute for Human Settlements
David Satterthwaite
International Institute for Environment and Development
LAFernando Aragon
Researcher and Independent Consultant
Jan Corfee-Morlot
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Robert B. R. Kiunsi
Ardhi University
LAMark Pelling
King's College London
Debra Roberts
Ethekwini Municipality
William Solecki
City University of New York
REJohn Balbus
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Omar-Dario Cardona
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Chapter 9 — Rural areas
CLAPurnamita Dasgupta
Institute of Economic Growth
John Morton
Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich
LADavid Dodman
International Institute for Environment and Development
Baris Karapinar
Bogazici University
Francisco Meza
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
LAMarta Rivera-Ferre
University of Vic
Aissa Toure Sarr
Int'l Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Katharine Vincent
Kulima Integrated Development Solutions, University Witwatersrand Johannesburg
REEdward R. Carr
University of South Carolina
Nirivololona Raholijao
Madagascar National Meteorological Office
Chapter 10 — Key economic sectors and services
CLADouglas Arent
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Richard S.J. Tol
University of Sussex
LAEberhard Faust
Munich Reinsurance Company
Joseph P. Hella
Sokoine University of Agriculture
Surender Kumar
University of Delhi
LAKenneth Strzepek
UNU - World Institute for Development Economics Research/MIT
Ferenc L. Tóth
International Atomic Energy Agency
Denghua Yan
China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research
REAmjad Abdulla
Ministry of Housing, Environment, and Energy
Haroon Kheshgi
ExxonMobil Corporate Strategic Research
He Xu
Center for Strategic Environmental Assessment, Nankai University

 

Human Health, Well-Being, and Security

Chapter 11 — Human health
CLAKirk R. Smith
University of California, Berkeley
Alistair Woodward
University of Auckland
LADiarmid Campbell-Lendrum
World Health Organization
Dave Chadee
University of the West Indies
Yasushi Honda
University of Tsukuba
LAQiyong Liu
National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Jane Mukarugwiza Olwoch
South African National Space Agency (SANSA)
Boris Revich
Institute of Forecasting Russian Academy of Science
LARainer Sauerborn
Umeå University
REUlisses Confalonieri
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
Andrew Haines
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Chapter 12 — Human security
CLANeil Adger
University of Exeter
Juan Pulhin
University of the Philippine Los Baños
LAJonathon Barnett
University of Melbourne
Geoff Dabelko
Ohio University
Grete Hovelsrud
Nordland Research Institute
LAMarc Levy
Columbia University
Ursula Oswald Spring
Centro Regional de Investigaciones Multidiscipinarias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Coleen Vogel
University of Pretoria
REPaulina Aldunce
University of Chile
Robin Leichenko
Rutgers University
Chapter 13 — Livelihoods and poverty
CLALennart Olsson
Lund University
Maggie Opondo
University of Nairobi (Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation)
Petra Tschakert
Pennsylvania State University
LAArun Agrawal
University of Michigan
Siri Eriksen
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Shiming Ma
Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture
LALeisa Perch
World Centre for Sustainable Development
Sumaya Zakieldeen
Khartoum University
RESusan Cutter
University of South Carolina
Etienne Piguet
University of Neuchatel

 

Adaptation

Chapter 14 — Adaptation needs and options
CLASaleemul Huq
International Institute for Environment and Development
Ian Noble
Consultant
LAYury Anokhin
Institute of Global Climate and Ecology
JoAnn Carmin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dieudonne Goudou
High Commission of Niger Valley Development
LAFelino P. Lansigan
University of the Philippine Los Baños
Balgis Osman-Elasha
African Development Bank
Alicia Villamizar
Universidad Simón Bolívar
REAnthony Patt
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Kuniyoshi Takeuchi
International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management
Chapter 15 — Adaptation planning and implementation
CLANobuo Mimura
Ibaraki University
Roger Pulwarty
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
LADo Minh Duc
Hanoi University of Science
Ibrahim Elshinnawy
National Water Research Center, Egypt
Margaret Hiza Redsteer
U.S. Geological Survey
LAHe-Qing Huang
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Johnson Ndi Nkem
United Nations Development Programme Cambodia
Roberto A. Sanchez Rodriguez
El Colegio de la Frontera Norte
RERichard Moss
Joint Global Change Research Institute – Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Walter Vergara
Inter-American Development Bank
Chapter 16 — Adaptation opportunities, constraints, and limits
CLARichard Klein
Stockholm Environment Institute
Guy Midgley
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Benjamin Preston
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
LAMozaharul Alam
United Nations Environment Programme
Frans Berkhout
King's College London
Kirstin Dow
University of South Carolina /Geography
LARebecca Shaw
Environmental Defense Fund
REHabiba Gitay
The World Bank
James Thurlow
United Nations University's World Institute for Development Economics Research
Chapter 17 — Economics of adaptation
CLAMuyeye Chambwera
United Nations Development Programme
Geoff Heal
Columbia Business School
LACarolina Dubeux
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro-COPPE
Stephane Hallegatte
World Bank
Liza Leclerc
Ouranos Consortium
LAAnil Markandya
Basque Centre for Climate Change
Bruce McCarl
Texas A&M University
Reinhard Mechler
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
LAJames Neumann
Industrial Economics, Incorporated
REEduardo Calvo
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
Ana Iglesias
Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
Stale Navrud
Norwegian University of Life Sciences

 

Multi-Sector Impacts, Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Opportunities

Chapter 18 — Detection and attribution of observed impacts
CLAWolfgang Cramer
Mediterranean Institute for Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE)
Gary Yohe
Wesleyan University
LAMaximilian Auffhammer
University of California, Berkeley
Christian Huggel
University of Zurich
Ulf Molau
University of Gothenburg
LAMaria Assuncao Silva Dias
University of Sao Paulo
Andrew Solow
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Dáithí Stone
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
LALourdes Tibig
The Manila Observatory
RERik Leemans
Wageningen Univeristy
Bernard Seguin
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
Neville Smith
Bureau of Meteorology
Chapter 19 — Emergent risks and key vulnerabilities
CLAMaximiliano Campos
Organization of American States
Michael Oppenheimer
Princeton University
Rachel Warren
University of East Anglia
LAJoern Birkmann
United Nations University - Institute for Environment and Human Security
George Luber
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Brian O'Neill
National Center for Atmospheric Research
LAKiyoshi Takahashi
National Institute for Environmental Studies
REMike Brklacich
Carleton University
Sergey Semenov
Institute of Global Climate and Ecology
Chapter 20 — Climate-resilient pathways: adaptation, mitigation, and sustainable develop
CLAFatima Denton
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Thomas Wilbanks
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
LAIan Burton
University of Toronto
Achala Chandani Abeysinghe
International Institute for Environment and Development
Qingzhu Gao
Chinese Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture
LAMaria Carmen Lemos
University of Michigan
Toshihiko Masui
National Institute for Environmental Studies
Karen O'Brien
University of Oslo
LAKoko Warner
United Nations University - Institute for Environment and Human Security
RESuruchi Bhadwal
The Energy and Resources Institute
Walter Leal
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
Jean-Pascal van Ypersele
Université catholique de Louvain

 

PART B: REGIONAL ASPECTS

 

Chapter 21 — Regional context
CLABruce Charles Hewitson
University of Cape Town
Anthony Janetos
Boston University
LATimothy Carter
Finnish Environment Institute
Filippo Giorgi
Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Richard Jones
Met Office Hadley Centre
LAWon-Tae Kwon
National Institute of Meteorological Research
Linda Mearns
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Lisa Schipper
Stockholm Environment Institute
LAMaarten van Aalst
Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre
RETom Downing
Global Climate Adaptation Partnership
Phil Duffy
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

 

Regional Chapters

Chapter 22 — Africa
CLAIsabelle Niang
University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar
Oliver Ruppel
University of Stellenbosch
LAMohamed Abdrabo
Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Alexandria
Ama Essel
Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital / University of Ghana Medical School
Christopher Lennard
University of Cape Town
LAJonathan Padgham
International START Secretariat
Penny Urquhart
Independent Consultant
REPauline Dube
University of Botswana
Neil Leary
Dickinson College
Chapter 23 — Europe
CLASari Kovats
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Riccardo Valentini
University of Tuscia and Euro-Mediterranean Center for Climate Change
LALaurens Bouwer
Deltares
Elena Georgopoulou
National Observatory of Athens
Daniela Jacob
Climate Service Center, Hamburg
LAEric Martin
Meteo-France Centre National de Recherches Meteorologiques
Mark Rounsevell
University of Edinburgh
Jean-Francois Soussana
French National Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment Research
RELucka Kajfez Bogataj
University of Ljubljana
Roman Corobov
Independent Researcher
Ramon Vallejo
Universidad de Barcelona
Chapter 24 — Asia
CLAYasuaki Hijioka
National Institute for Environmental Studies
Erda Lin
Agro-environment and Sustainable Development Institute
Joy Jacqueline Pereira
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
LARichard Corlett
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xuefeng Cui
Beijing Normal University
Gregory Insarov
Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences
LARodel Lasco
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
Elisabet Lindgren
Karolinska Institutet
Akhilesh Surjan
United Nations University
RERosa Perez
Manila Observatory
Kazuhiko Takeuchi
United Nations University
Chapter 25 — Australasia
CLARoger Kitching
Griffith University
Andy Reisinger
New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre
LAFrancis Chiew
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization - Land and Water
Lesley Hughes
Macquarie University
Paul Newton
AgResearch
LASandra Schuster
Disaster Resilience and Climate Risk Consultant
Andrew Tait
National Institute of Water and Atmosphere
Penny Whetton
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization - Marine and Atmospheric Research
REBlair Fitzharris
University of Otago
David Karoly
University of Melbourne
Chapter 26 — North America
CLAPatricia Romero Lankao
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Joel Smith
Stratus Consulting Inc.
LADebra Davidson
University of Alberta
Noah Diffenbaugh
Stanford University
Patrick Kinney
Columbia University
LAPaul Kirshen
University New Hampshire
Paul Kovacs
Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction
Lourdes Villers Ruiz
Centro de Ciencias de la Atmósfera, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
REAna Rosa Moreno
School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Linda Mortsch
Environment Canada
Chapter 27 — Central and South America
CLAGraciela Odilia Magrin
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria
Jose Marengo
Centro de Ciências do Sistema Terrestre (CCST) - Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)
LAJean-Philipe Boulanger
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement
Marcos Buckeridge
University of Sao Paulo
Edwin Castellanos
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
LAGermán Poveda
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Fabio Scarano
Conservation International
Sebastian Vicuna
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
RELeonidas Osvaldo Girardin
Fundación Bariloche
Jean Ometto
National Institute for Space Research
Chapter 28 — Polar Regions
CLAOleg Anisimov
State Hydrological Institute
Joan Nymand Larsen
Stefansson Arctic Institute
LAAndrew Constable
Antarctic Marine Ecosystems Program
Anne Hollowed
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Fisheries Science Center
Nancy Maynard
University of Miami
LAPål Prestrud
CICERO Center for Climate Research in Oslo
Terry Prowse
Environment Canada and University of Victoria
John Stone
Carleton University
REMaria Ananicheva
Institute of Geography
F. Stuart Chapin III
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Chapter 29 — Small Islands
CLARoger McLean
University of New South Wales
Leonard Nurse
University of the West Indies
LAJohn Agard
University of the West Indies
Lino Pascal Briguglio
Islands and Small States Institute, University of Malta
Virginie Duvat-Magnan
University of La Rochelle - National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
LANetatua Pelesikoti
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
Emma Tompkins
University of Southampton (Highfield Campus)
Arthur Webb
Secretariat of the Pacific Community - Applied Geoscience and Technology Division (SOPAC)
REThomas Spencer
University of Cambridge
Kazuya Yasuhara
Ibaraki University
Chapter 30 — Open Oceans
CLARongshuo Cai
Third Institute of Oceanography, Chinese State Oceanic Administration
Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
University of Queensland
LAPeter G. Brewer
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Victoria J. Fabry
California State University, San Marcos
Karim Hilmi
Institut National de Recherche Halieutique
LASukgeun Jung
Jeju National University
Elvira Poloczanska
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Marine and Atmospheric Research
Svein Sundby
Institute of Marine Research
REOmar Ly
Environment and Fisheries Department / INGESAHEL-sa
Carol Turley
Plymouth Marine Laboratory

 

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