Guangzhou 2017 Invited Speakers
Theme 1 - Emissions and air quality in the Asian monsoon region
The following speakers will span topics relating air quality, health, and climate:
Candice Lung (Academica Sinica, Taiwan):"Co-benefit thinking to link atmospheric chemistry research to pollution-reduction policy"
Sachin Ghude (Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India)
Hong Liao (Nanjing University, China):"Impacts of the East Asian monsoon on seasonal, interannual, and decadal variations of tropospheric ozone and aerosols in China"
Helen Worden (NCAR, USA): "17 years of MOPITT: A satellite perspective on decadal-scale trends in Asian pollution"
Theme 2 - Aerosols, clouds, and their interactions with the Asian monsoon
The following speakers will span topics relating aerosol sources and their subsequent impacts on the atmosphere and cryosphere:
Sachchida Nand Tripathi (IIT Kanpur, India):"Radiative and microphysical pathways of aerosol impact over Indian summer monsoon"
Md Firoz Khan (Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia):"South-westerly monsoon impact on fine particulate matter in Malaysia: trend, source apportionment and health implication"
Teppei Yasunari (Hokkaido University, Japan): "The role of snow-darkening effect in the Asian monsoon region"
Gehui Wang (Institute of Earth Environment, CAS, China): "Aerosol aqueous phase oxidation of SO2 by NO2 in Chinese haze formation process"
Theme 3 - Impact of monsoon convection on chemistry
The following speakers will discuss recent airborne studies expanding on the limited observations of the atmospheric composition of convective outflow:
Hartwig Harder (Max Planck Institute, Mainz, Germany):Impact of the monsoon on the self-cleaning capacity in the upper troposphere"
Elliot Atlas (University of Miami, USA):"Trace gas studies in the UT/LS from recent airborne campaigns"
Theme 4 - UTLS Response to the Asian Monsoon
The following speakers will bring the recent novel balloon observations in the ASM and related modeling results
Rushan Gao (NOAA Earth Science Research Laboratory, USA): "The Asian Monsoon- A Smokestack to the Northern Hemisphere Stratosphere "
Duncan Fairlie (NASA Langley Research Center, USA): "Characterizing the Asian Tropopause Aerosol Layer using in situ balloon measurements: the BATAL campaigns of 2014-2016."
Simone Brunamonti (ETH Zurich, Switzerland):"Balloon-borne measurements of water vapor, aerosol backscatter and ozone in Nainital (India) in August and November 2016"