JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Presentation information

[EE] Oral

U (Union) » Union

[U-02] [EE] JpGU-AGU great debate: Geoscience and Society

Tue. May 23, 2017 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM 101 (International Conference Hall 1F)

convener:Huixin Liu(Earth and Planetary Science Division, Kyushu University SERC, Kyushu University), Tetsuo Irifune(Geodynamics Research Center, Ehime University), Denis-Didier Rousseau(CNRS - ENS)

1:55 PM - 3:15 PM

[U02-01] Panel discussion

This 3rd session at 2017 JpGU-AGU joint meeting will discuss climate change and natural hazard related issues from 3 aspects: A. Facts: how well do we understand natural phenomena like global warming, earthquakes, and volcano eruptions? What is our ability in predicting them? B. Communication: how to get the important messages across to the public and policy makers? C. Education: how to educate the next generation in schools to increase the social awareness of, and ability to cope with climate change and natural hazards? The panel includes the following experts on these issues from 3 different regions: Europe, Japan, and US.

The session will devote 20 min to Q & A between the panelists and the floor. So join us and exchange your visions with these experts on our panel. Don't miss it !

Moderator:Gaku Kimura
Panelist:Naoshi Hirata, Thorsten Kiefer, Erwan Monier, Terry Nakajima