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2nd Baltic Earth Conference
The Baltic Sea Region in Transition
Helsingor, Denmark
11 - 15 June 2018

BACC II


 

BACC II


BALTEX Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic Sea Basin

2009-2014

Structure of BACC II

The following structure of chapters represents the structure as it will be seen in the book. For Lead and Contributing Author´s contacts click here...

Chapters and Lead Authors.

1 Introduction and summary (Hans von Storch, Institute of Coastal Research, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany, Anders Omstedt Earth Science Centre – Oceanography, Göteborg University, Sweden, Janet Pawlak MEC Consulting ApS, Charlottenlund, Denmark, Marcus Reckermann International Baltic Earth Secretariat, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany )

Part I: Long-term Climate Change

2 Climatic Change during the Holocene (Past 12,000 Years) (Irena Borsenkova, State Hydrological Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia and Eduardo Zorita, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany)
3 The Historical Timeframe (Past 1000 Years) (Tadeusz Niedzwiedz, Silesian University, Sosnowiec, Poland)

Part II: Recent Climate Change (Past 200 years)

4 Recent Change – Atmosphere (Anna Rutgersson, Uppsala University, Sweden)
5 Recent Change – River Runoff (Jukka Käyhkö, University of Turku, Finland)
6 Recent Change – Terrestrial Cryosphere (Sirpa Rasmus, University of Helsinki and University of Jyväskylä, Finland)
7 Recent Change – Marine Circulation and Stratification (Jüri Elken, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia)
8 Recent Change – Sea Ice (Jari Haapala, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland)
9 Recent Change – Sea Level and Wind Waves (Birgit Hünicke, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany)

Part III: Future Climate Change

10 Projected Change – Models and Methodology (Joanna Wibig, Lodz University, Poland)
11 Projected Change – Atmosphere (Ole Bossing Christensen, Danish Meteorological Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark)
12 Projected Change – Hydrology (Torben Sonnenberg, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Copenhagen, Denmark)
13 Projected Change – Marine Physics (Markus Meier, Research Department, Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, Norrköping, Sweden)
14 Projected Change – Sea Level (Aslak Grinsted, Niels Bohr Institute, Centre for Ice and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Part IV: Environmental Impacts of Climate Change

15 Environmental Impacts – Atmospheric Chemistry (David Simpson, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden)
16 Environmental Impacts – Coastal Ecosystems, Birds and Forests (Pekka Niemelä, University of Turku, Finland)
17 Environmental Impacts – Freshwater Biogeochemistry (Christoph Humborg, Baltic Nest Institute, Stockholm, Sweden)
18 Environmental Impacts – Marine Biogeochemistry (Bernd Schneider, Baltic Sea Research Institute, Warnemünde, Germany)
19 Environmental Impacts – Marine Ecosystems (Markku Viitasalo, Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland)
20 Environmental Impacts – Coastal Erosion and Changing Coastlines (Tomasz A. Łabuz, University of Szczecin, Poland)

Part V: Socio-Economic Impacts of Climate Change

21 Socio-Economic Impacts – Forestry and Agriculture (Joachim Krug, Landesbetrieb Hessen-Forst, Germany)
22 Socio-Economic Impacts – Urban Settlements (Sonia Deppisch, HafenCity Univerysity, Hamburg, Germany)

Part VI: Drivers of Regional Climate Change

23 Evidence of Warming (Jonas Bhend, ETH Zürich, Switzerland; currently CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia)
24 Regional Change Drivers – Aerosols (Hans-Christen Hansson, Stockholm University)
25 Regional Change Drivers – Land Cover (Marie-Jose Gaillard-Lemdahl, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden)

Annex 1 The Concept of Detection and Attribution (Armineh Barkhordarian, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany)
Annex 2 Perceptions of BACC (Dennis Bray, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany)

For "Tasks and Responsibilities for the BACC II SSG, the BALTEX Secretariat and BACC II Lead Authors", click here.




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