PANEL 8 – CLIMATE AND THE ENVIRONMENT IN TIBET AND HIMALAYA – AN INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVE
MONDAY 20 JUNE (Room 304A)
Conveners: Øyvind Frette, Jakob Stamnes
13.30-13.45: Opening of panel.
13.45-14.15: Nuozhen Gelsor: Solar radiation energy on the Tibetan plateau.
14.15-14.45: Lun Yin: Community-led research, traditional knowledge and climate change – the case of Tibetan people in Northwest Yunnan, China.
14.45-15.15: Tea and coffee break.
15.15-15.45: Tempa Gyaltsen: Climate Change on the Tibetan Plateau, understanding it from Tibetan history.
15.45-16.15: Tor Halfdan Aase: Adaptive capacity among Himalayan agro-foresters: the Hyolmo of Nepal.
16.15-16.45: Tsering Nyima (Cirennima): Optical properties of water in high-altitude lakes in Tibet and satellite remote sensing.
16.45-17.15: Norsang Gelsor: Observational studies of biologically effective UV radiation on land surfaces in Tibet.
17.15-17.45: Discussant: Hildegard Diemberger.