Programme

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1st WEEK: 23.6.-29.6.2014 ARCTIC IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

MON 23.06. IASS
Setting the Scene & Overview
9:00-9:30 Gathering & Morning Coffee
9:30-10:00 Welcome Speeches
10:00-12:30 Introduction of organizing Institutions
Introduction to Summer School Format
Arctic Research Networks,
Hughes Lantuit, AWI
Introduction to Stakeholder Engagement, Impact of Science
Ilan Chabay, IASS
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Setting the Scene
Rena Skifte, ICC Greenland (tbc)
14:30-15:30 Key Note Talk and Dscussion „The Age of the Anthropocene“
Johan Rockström, Stockholm Resilience Centre (tbc)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Key Note Talk and Discussion
„Earth System Dynamics: Interactions between the Bio- and the Geosphere“
Volker Josef Mosbrugger, Senckenberg
17:30-18:30 Key Note Talk and Discussion „The Arctic Today – a Vision for Tomorrow“
Peter Prokosch, GRID-Arendal
18:30-20:30 Dinner/BBQ on IASS Roof-top Terrace
TUE 24.06. ALBERT EINSTEIN CAMPUS
The Changing Arctic Environment – The Scientific Basis I
Ice Sheet and Sea Ice Dynamics
Welcome Remarks and Introduction to Albert Einstein Campus
09:00-10:30 1 Ice Sheet and Sea Ice Dynamics
1.1. Ice sheet dynamics and sea level, Angelika Humbert, AWI
1.2. Remote sensing with navigation satellite systems: Overview and applications in polar regions, Jens Wickert, GFZ
1.3. Ice shrinkage in Greenland from GRACE and Icesat satellite mission data and snow mass balance, NN, GFZ
1.4. Sea ice dynamics: Observations and predictions, Ruediger Gerdes, AWI
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Critical Review and Lessons learned
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Walking Tour around the Albert Einstein Campus
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-18:00 Poster Session AWI, GFZ, PIK
18:30-20:30  Buffet Dinner at Roof-top Terrace Albert Einstein Campus (TBC)
WED 25.06. ALBERT EINSTEIN CAMPUS
The Changing Arctic Environment – The Scientific Basis II
Climate and Geo-Ecosystem Change, Permafrost and Greenhouse Gas Cycles
09:00-10:30 2 Climate and Geo-Ecosystem Change
2.1 The Arctic Atmosphere, Markus Rex, AWI
2.2 Coupling between the Arctic and European Climate System, Ralf Jaiser, AWI
2.3 Warming of the Arctic Ocean, Marine Ecological Consequences, Eva Maria Nöthig, AWI
2.4 Arctic Vegetation Dynamics, Ulrike Herzschuh, AWI
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Critical Review and Lessons learned
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 3 Permafrost and Greenhouse Gas Cycles Lectures
3.1 Changes of the Permafrost Landscape and Coast Lines, Paul Overduin, AWI
3.2 Carbon in Permafrost, Guido Grosse, AWI
3.3 Microbial Carbon Decomposition, Dirk Wagner GFZ
3.4 Permafrost-GHG-Climate Linkages, Torsten Sachs, GFZ
3.5 Modeling of Climate – Carbon Cycle Feedback in High Altitudes, NN
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-18:00 Critical Review and Lessons learned
18:30-19:30 Reception with Mayor of Potsdam at the Wissenschaftsetage
THU 26.06. ALBERT EINSTEIN CAMPUS
The Long Term Perspective and Recent Anthropogenic Influence
Lessons from the Past and Predictions for the Future, Arctic Resource Potential
09:00-10:30 4 Lessons from the Past and Predictions for the Future
4.1 The key role of global solid Earth processes in the onset of northern hemisphere glaciations, Stephan Sobolev / Bernhard Steinberger, GFZ
4.2 Linking tectonic history and dynamics of the Greenland Ice Sheet, Irina Rogoshina / Alexei Petrunin, GFZ
4.3 Response of Greenland ice sheet to climate change, Andrey Ganopolski, PIK
4.4 Long-term environmental changes in the terrestrial Arctic – the 3.6 Mio year long palaeoclimate record from Lake El’gygytgyn, Norbert Nowaczyk, GFZ
4.5 Arctic Environments since the last Ice Age, Bernhard Diekmann, AWI
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Critical Review and Lessons learned
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 5 Arctic Resource Potential
5.1 Arctic Mineral Resources, Warner Brückmann, GEOMAR
5.2 Arctic Hydrocarbon Resources, Bernard Coakley, Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, Alaska USA
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-18:00 Critical Review and Lessons learned
18:30-20:30 Barbeque in the Park on Albert Einstein Campus (TBC)
FRI 27.06. IASS
Thawing Relationships, Melting Structures?
Governance of a Changing Arctic – Strategic and Regulatory Challenges
09:30-10:30 Framing, Ilan Chabay, IASS
How do we deal with all this Knowledge?
What Climate Change, Sustainability Challenges and Georisks mean for Governance,
Werner Jann, University of Potsdam
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 International Law and Governance of the Arctic, Kathrin Keil, Birgit Lode, IASS
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Arctic Governance in Focus: Challenges for the Oceans, Sebastian Unger and GCS team, IASS
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Visions for Arctic Cooperation, Neil Hamilton, Greenpeace
Dustin Neuneyer,PRI Principles for Responsible Investment (tbc)
Nordic Embassies (tbc)
Industry/Finance Sector (tbc)
Moderation: NN
17:30-18:00 Reflection and Feedback from Week I
18:00-19:30 Dinner on IASS Roof-top Terrace
Evening at own Leisure
SAT 28.06.
Outdoor activity rest of the day at own leisure
SUN 29.06.
All day at own leisure

2nd WEEK: 30.6.-04.07.2014 ARCTIC IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

MON 30.06. University of Potsdam
Linking Science and Policy
Communicating the Arctic
9:00-9:30 Welcome Speech at University Patrick O’Brien, University of Potsdam (tbc)
9:30-10:30 Communicating the Arctic: Conflictive Narratives, Images, Messages Heinz Gutscher, Ilan Chabay, IASS
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Science-policy ‚Duets‘
1. Emissions and Black Carbon in the Arctic
Axel Lauer, IASS + Lars-Otto Reiersen, AMAP2. Fresh Water Systems in the Arctic and how they are endangered
Julia Boike, AWI + NN
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Science-policy ‚Duets‘
3. Arctic Hydrocarbon Resources
Alexander Gusev, IASS + Jan Kosmol, UBA4. Shipping and Transport in the Arctic Kathrin Keil, IASS+NN
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:30 Introduction to Planning Process, Heather Coleman, PacMARA, Jeff Ardron, IASS
18:00-21:30 Public Event „Arctic in the Anthropocene“
Speech: Peter Lemke
Panel Discussion: Karin Lochte/AWI, Klaus Töpfer/IASS, Nele Matz-Lück/Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel, Hans-Joachim Kümpel/BGR, Embassy Representatives (tbc)
followed by reception
TUE 01.07. IASS
Planning Process
Terrestrial Arctic
09:00-10:30 Looking for Black Swans in the Arctic:
New Governance Concepts to deal with complex, uncertain and ambiguous Risks,
Ortwin Renn, University of Stuttgart
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Start of Planning Process Distribution of Planning Tasks, Working Group set-ups
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Planning Process Working Groups
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Planning Process Working Groups
17:30-18:30 Poster Session IASS
18:30-20:30 Picnic in IASS Garden
WED 02.07. IASS
Planning Process
Marine Arctic
09:00-10:30 Experts:Renate Treffeisen, AWI(tbc)
Planning Process Working Groups- Marine Aspects of Case Studies – Surrogacy
– Decision Support Tools – Overview and compatabilities
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:30 Planning Process Working Groups
– Research Positions of Group based on infos from week I + earlier Planning Process Presentations
– Marine Reporting
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-18:30
Bike trip/traces of Arctic Climate Conditions, Picnic on the Way Picnic discussions on Arctic Visions
EVENING Evening at own Leisure
THU 03.07. IASS
Planning Process
The Whole Picture
09:00-10:30 Planning Process Working Groups
–  Marine and Terrestrial Discussion
– Stakeholder Involvement
– Communication
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Planning Process Working Groups
– Representativity
– Setting Targets + Mock Planning Process Overview
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Planning Process working Groups
– Mock Planning Processes
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-18:30 Planning Process working Groups
– Mock Planning Processes
– Position Presentations
18:30-20:30 Dinner on IASS Roof-top Terrace
FRI 04.07. IASS
Day of Conclusion
09:00-10:30 Continuation/Finish of Planning Process Presentations
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Reality Check & Expert Challenge
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Synthesize solutions from the role-playing experience
From young professionals to young professionals:
Which impact can young professionals have in the Arctic?
Gerlis Fugmann, APECS
15:30-16:00 Coffee to Go
19:00-00:00 Farewell Party at IASS

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