Advancing Science, Connecting Society
The conference will provide an opportunity to share the present status and future of climate-related sea-level research with a strong focus on the application of sea-level science for adaptation and stakeholder needs. Given the critical need for risk assessment and coastal adaptation, it will include direct participation by a global cross-section of both leading sea level researchers and adaptation practitioners. The conference will feature a robust conversation between these communities to inform efforts to bridge science and society at this critical moment, including consideration of the new structure of WCRP.
State of the Art from Science

Leading climate experts from around the world will share the latest science behind sea level projections.

Practitioner Perspectives

Stakeholders will share the state of practice and identify paths forward to protect lives, property, and natural systems.

Field Trips

Take part in an exciting programme of field trips to coastal locations in and around Singapore.

Early Career Grants

If you're an Early Career Researcher, especially from Southeast Asia, you will be eligible for a grant to attend the conference.

“The Conference will include participation on-site but will also utilise state-of-the-art remote participation options to ensure inclusion and engagement.”

Call for Abstracts
WCRP Sea Level 2022 Conference is seeking abstracts for oral and poster presentations:
      • Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
      • Quantifying the contribution of land ice to near-future sea level rise
      • Sea level budget
      • Coastal sea level variability
      • Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
      • Coastal risks and adaptation

     

Call for abstracts has closed.
Programme Schedule
The thematic structure and topics for Sea Level 2022 are presented below. All times are Singapore Standard Time with UTC provided in parentheses. Virtual attendees will have access the sessions live and on-demand, as well as to all posters.

08:30 - 08:45: Opening Address by Minister Ms Grace FU
08:45 - 09:00: Prof Dr Detlef Stammer (Chair, Joint Scientific Committee, World Climate Research Programme): WCRP’s Commitment to Sea-level Research
09:00 - 09:15: Ms Hazel Khoo (Director Coastal Protection, Public Utilities Board): Coastal Adaptation in Singapore
09:15 - 09:30: Dr Aurel MOISE (MSS/CCRS): Overview of Singapore’s National Sea Level Program
09:30 - 09:45: Noelle O'Brien (Director, Asian Development Bank): Sea-level Rise as a Development Challenge: The ADB Perspective
09:45 - 10:00: Prof Benjamin Horton (Director, Earth Observatory of Singapore): Sea-level Research in Southeast Asia
10:00 - 10:15: INVITED TALK - Dr Vladimir Ryabinin (Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO): IOC Perspective on Sea Level

Chairs & rapporteurs: Aurel Moise
Rapporteurs: Matthias Mengel, Fiona Turner

Plenary Oral Session:

11:00 - 11:15: INVITED TALK - Dr Cunde Xiao (Director, Beijing Normal University): The Irreversibility Of Ice Sheet Changes And Effects On Global Sea Level Commitment
11:15 - 11:30: INVITED TALK - Dr Alexander Robel (Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology): Why are (some) projections of the future Antarctic contribution to sea level rise so high?
11:30 - 11:45: INVITED TALK - Roderik van de Wal (Professor, Utrecht University): A High-End Estimate Of Sea-Level Rise For Practitioners
11:45 - 12:00: INVITED TALK - Dr Judy Lawrence (Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand): IPCC State of the Art Working Group 11, 2022

Chairs & rapporteurs: Robert Nicholls
Rapporteurs: Matthias Mengel, Fiona Turner

Plenary Oral Session:

14:30 - 14:45: INVITED TALK - David Behar (Climate Program Director, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission): A Practitioner Perspective
14:45 - 15:00: INVITED TALK - Dr Daniella Hirschfeld (Assistant Professor, Utah State University): Sea-Level Science in Practice: A Global Survey of Scenario Use
15:00 - 15:15: INVITED TALK - Joseph Intsiful (Green Climate Fund): Global Adaptation Needs On The Coast

Chairs & rapporteurs: Benjamin Horton
Rapporteurs: Matthias Mengel, Fiona Turner

Plenary Oral Session:
Adaptation Leading Practices

15:15 - 15:30: INVITED TALK - Dr Arthur Webb (Coastal Adaptation Specialist, United Nation Development Program): Atoll Islands - Impacts and Adaptation
15:30 - 15:45: INVITED TALK - Prof Munsur Rahman (Professor, Institute of Water and Flood Management) Prospects And Constraints Of Sedimentation Enhancing Strategies In The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Delta In Managing Relative Sea Level Rise
15:45 - 16:00: INVITED TALK - Anh Cao (PhD Candidate, University of Tokyo): Adaptation To Sea Level Rise - Induced Flooding: A Comparison Of Countermeasures Being Employed In Ho Chi Minh City And Tokyo
16:00 - 16:10: INVITED TALK - Fangyi Tan (PhD Student, Nanyang Technological University): Coral Recorders of Holocene Sea-level change in Singapore
16:10 - 16:20: INVITED TALK - Dr Stephen Chua (Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University): A new Holocene sea-level record for Singapore
16:20 - 16:30: Cheryl Tay (Nanyang Technological University): Contributions Of Local Land Subsidence To Relative Sea-Level Rise Across Major Coastal Cities: An Insar Perspective

Chairs & rapporteurs: Benjamin Horton
Rapporteurs: Matthias Mengel, Fiona Turner

Plenary Oral Session:

Examples from work in Singapore and Southeast Asia:

17:00 - 17:30: INVITED TALK - Bette Otto-Bliesner (Senior Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research): WCRP Safe Landing Climates Lighthouse Activity and Sea Level
17:30 - 18:00: INVITED TALK - Bruce Hewitson (Climate System Analysis): WCRP Regional Information for Society

18:00 - 19:00: Open Discussion
Synthesising Day 1: both science and practitioners.
What is needed in the next 10 years for practitioners and scientists?

Chairs & rapporteurs: Roderik van de Wal
Rapporteurs: Matthias Mengel, Fiona Turner

Plenary Oral Session:

08:30 - 08:45: INVITED TALK - Angélique Melet (Researcher, Mercator Ocean Internationa): Towards A European Coastal Flood Awareness System
08:45 - 09:00: INVITED TALK - Prof Miguel Esteban (Professor, Waseda University): Adaptation To Sea Level Rise: A Comparative Analysis Of Current Examples Of Adaptation Around The Planet
09:00 - 09:15: Prof Bart van den Hurk (Scientific Director, Deltares): Searching for SLR Early Warning Signals for Societal Adaptation
09:15 - 09:30: Dr Benjamin Hamlington (Research Scientist, NASA JPL): Opportunities for Satellite-Based Signposts and Adaptation Pathways in US Sea Level Rise Projections
09:30 - 09:45: Dr Marjolijn Haasnoot (Senior Researcher, Deltares Utrecht University): Lessons from Pathways Studies for Coastal Adaptation
09:45 - 10:00: Dr Scott Kulp (Principal Computational Scientist, Climate Central): Spatial Resolution of Population Data Influences Coastal Flood Exposure Estimates
10:00 - 10:15: Vanessa Völz (PhD Student, Global Climate Forum e.V.): Using Learning Scenarios to Improve Coastal Adaptation Decisions
10:15 - 10:30: Dr Ven Paolo Valenzuela (Research Fellow, National University of Singapore): Land Reclamation as Adaptation to Sea Level Rise in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities

Chairs & rapporteurs: Yi Jin
Rapporteurs: Tim Hermans, Graham Rush

Poster session:

  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Coupling Coastal And Inland Flood Models With Dynamic Future Extreme Boundary Conditions
    Full Name: Abhishek Saha
    Organisation: Hydroinformatics Institute
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Geological Records Of Extreme Sea Level From Storm And Tsunami Deposits: A Review Of Recent Issues
    Full Name: Prof Adam Switzer
    Organisation: Earth Observatory of Singapore, NTU
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Impacts Of Extreme Sea Level Events On The Global Port Network: A Case-Study Of A Manila Trench Tsunami
    Full Name: Dr Constance Chua
    Organisation: Nanyang Technological University
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Initial Tsunami Risk Assessment Of Singapore In Face Of A Changing Climate
    Full Name: Elaine Tan
    Organisation: Nanyang Technological University
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: An Efficient Early Warning System Of Coastal Flooding For Samoa And Tonga
    Full Name: Prof Fernando J. Mendez
    Organisation: Universidad de Cantabria
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Co-Developing Sea-Level Rise Adaptation Scenarios For The Maldives
    Full Name: Dr Geronimo Gussmann
    Organisation: Global Climate Forum e.V.
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Tropical Cyclones Impact On Sealevel Rise In Northern Coastal Belts Of Sri Lanka
    Full Name: Gobishankar Sathiyamohan
    Organisation: National Institute of Fundamental Studies
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: The Contribution Of Coclico To Developing Climate Services For Coastal Adaptation In Europe
    Full Name: Dr Gonéri Le Cozannet
    Organisation: BRGM
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Assessing Impacts And Adaptations Against Sea Level Rise In Japanese Coastal Areas
    Full Name: Dr Makoto Tamura
    Organisation: Ibaraki University
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: How Can Sand/Boulder Transport Inform Future Coastal Hazard Assessment?
    Full Name: Dr Masashi Watanabe
    Organisation: Earth Observatory of Singapore, NTU
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Hourly Coastal Water Levels With Long-Term Trends For Impact Attribution: The Hlt Dataset
    Full Name: Dr Matthias Mengel
    Organisation: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: How Sea Level Rise Will Affect The Frequency Of Future Compound Floodings Of Eastern Coast Of Canada
    Full Name: Mohammad Bizhanimanzar
    Organisation: Ouranos
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Spatio-Temporal Variations Of Aerosols, Tropospheric Ozone, And Meteorological Parameters Over Arabian And Red Sea And Adjacent Coastal Areas
    Full Name: Dr Muhammad Zeeshaan Shahid
    Organisation: University of the Punjab
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Future Changes In Extreme Storm Surges In East Asia
    Full Name: Prof Nobuhito Mori
    Organisation: Kyoto University
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Currents And Their Extremes In Singapore
    Full Name: Puah Jun Yu
    Organisation: Nanyang Technological University
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Potential Of Tsunami In The North Atlantic Ocean Due To Glacially Triggered Earthquakes Offshore Greenland
    Full Name: Dr Rebekka Steffen
    Organisation: Lantmäteriet
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Contemporary Human Experience Of Relative Sea-Level Rise
    Full Name: Prof Robert Nicholls
    Organisation: Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: The Impact Of Sea Level Rise On Existing Patterns Of Migration
    Full Name: Roland Smith
    Organisation: University of East Anglia
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Sea Level Science Application To Devise Adaptation Planning For The Coastal Communities: Lessons From Metropolitan City Of India
    Full Name: Dr Shailendra Mandal
    Organisation: National Institute of Technology Patna
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Sea Level Rise Exposure: Disparate Property Market Impacts And Fiscal Vulnerability
    Full Name: Steven Koller
    Organisation: University of Miami
  • Topic: Coastal risks and adaptation
    Paper Title: Investigating The Influence Of Monsoon Seasonality On Compound Flooding In Southeast Asia
    Full Name: Xu Jiamin
    Organisation: Nanyang Technological University

Plenary Oral Session:

14:30 - 14:45: INVITED TALK - Dr Natasha Barlow (Associate Professor, University of Leeds): The Paleo Sea-Level Perspective
14:45 - 15:00: INVITED TALK - Dr Andrew Lloyd (Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia University): The role of the solid Earth in ice sheet and sea level evolution
15:00 - 15:15: Prof Alessio Rovere (Professor, Ca' Foscari University of Venice): The World Atlas of Last Interglacial Shorelines (Version 1.0)
15:15 - 15:30: Caroline Van Calcar (PhD Candidate, Delft University of Technology & University of Utrecht): Simulation of a Fully Coupled 3D GIA - Ice Dynamical Model for the Antarctic Ice Sheet Over a Glacial Cycle
15:30 - 15:45: Dr Jedrzej Majewski (Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University): Utilizing Coral Microatolls to Extend Instrumental Sea-Level Records
15:45 - 16:00: Dr Juliet Sefton (Postdoctoral Scholar, Tufts University): Late Holocene Relative Sea-Level Changes and Archaeology in the Equatorial Western Pacific Ocean
16:00 - 16:15: Roger Creel (Graduate Research Assistant, Columbia University): Probabilistic Assessment of Mid-Holocene Global Mean Sea Level
16:15 - 16:30: Dr Sarah Woodroffe (Associate Professor, Durham University): Saltmarsh Records of Recent Mass Balance Changes in Greenland

Chairs & rapporteurs: Yi Jin
Rapporteurs: Tim Hermans, Graham Rush

Poster session:

  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: A Reassessment Of The Reliability Of Erosional Geomorphological Sea-Level Indicators In Soft Substrates: A Case Study From The Mediterranean Coast Of Israel
    Full Name: Alyssa Victoria Pietraszek
    Organisation: University of Haifa
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Coral Evidence For Mid-Holocene Sea-Level Rise Revealing An Abrupt Uplift Event At Badoc (Ilocos Norte) And Cabugao (Ilocos Sur), Philippines
    Full Name: Anandh Gopal Perumal
    Organisation: Earth Observatory of Singapore, NTU
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: The Mid Holocene Sea-Level Change In The Arabian Gulf
    Full Name: Barbara Mauz
    Organisation: University of Liverpool
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: The Greenland Ice Sheet - Comparing The Last Interglacial With Projections For The Future
    Full Name: Dr Bette Otto-Bliesner
    Organisation: National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Constraining Common Era Relative Sea Level Changes In The Far-Field Location Of Singapore
    Full Name: Christabel Tan
    Organisation: Nanyang Technological University
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Proxy Records Of Late Holocene Sea-Level Change In Southern New Zealand
    Full Name: Dr Ed Garrett
    Organisation: University of York
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: The Rate And Magnitude Of Last Interglacial Sea-Level Change In Northwest Europe: Lessons For The Future
    Full Name: Dr Graham Rush
    Organisation: University of Leeds
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Vertical Land Motion And Its Uncertainty €“ Experiences From Development Of A Land Uplift Model Based On Gnss Data And Glacial Isostatic Adjustment Model
    Full Name: Dr Holger Steffen
    Organisation: Lantmäteriet
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Quantifying The Contribution Of Glacial Isostatic Adjustment To Current And Future Global Sea-Level Change Using 3-D Earth Models
    Full Name: Dr Maryam Yousefi
    Organisation: McGill University and Pennsylvania State University
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Gps Rates Of Vertical Bedrock Motion Suggest Late Holocene Ice-Sheet Readvance In A Critical Sector Of East Antarctica
    Full Name: Prof Matt King
    Organisation: University of Tasmania
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Last Interglacial Global Mean Sea Level From High-Precision U-Series Ages Of Bahamian Fossil Coral Reefs
    Full Name: Oana Dumitru
    Organisation: Columbia University
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Assessing The Sensitivity Of Last Interglacial Sea Level In The North Sea Region To The Penultimate Deglaciation
    Full Name: Oliver Pollard
    Organisation: University of Leeds
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Relative Sea-Level Changes In Southeastern Australia During The 19Th And 20Th Centuries
    Full Name: Sophie Williams
    Organisation: Durham University
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Mid-Holocene Sea-Level Highstand In Glacial Isostatic Adjustment Modelling
    Full Name: Dr Tanghua Li
    Organisation: Earth Observatory of Singapore, NTU
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Holocene Relative Sea-Level Change - The Hidden Story Told By The Coral Microatolls In Singapore
    Full Name: Teo Jireh
    Organisation: Earth Observatory of Singapore, NTU
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Multi-Millennial Sea-Level Changes In Singapore
    Full Name: Dr Timothy Shaw
    Organisation: Earth Observatory of Singapore, NTU
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Glacial Isostatic Adjustment Of A 3D Earth: Consequences For Past And Present Sea Level Variations
    Full Name: Volker Klemann
    Organisation: German Research Centre for Geosciences
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Sea Level Response To Mixed Carbonate-Siliciclastic Sediment Loading Along The Great Barrier Reef
    Full Name: Yucheng Lin
    Organisation: Durham University
  • Topic: Paleo sea-level and glacial isostatic adjustment
    Paper Title: Relative Sea-Level As A Driver Of Coastal Evolution In A Late-Holocene Mangrove Environment In Jurong Lake, Singapore
    Full Name: Yudhishthra Nathan
    Organisation: Nanyang Technological University
  • Topic: Quantifying the contribution of land ice to near-future sea level rise
    Paper Title: Individual Climate Model Emulation And Its Use In Predicting Land Ice Contribution To Sea Level Rise
    Full Name: Dr Fiona Turner
    Organisation: King's College London
  • Topic: Quantifying the contribution of land ice to near-future sea level rise
    Paper Title: Relative Importance Of Surface Mass Balance And Outlet Glacier Forcing In Ismip6 Greenland Ice Sheet Sea-Level Projections
    Full Name: Heiko Goelzer
    Organisation: Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research
  • Topic: Quantifying the contribution of land ice to near-future sea level rise
    Paper Title: Trends In Greenland And Antarctica Mass Balance And Their Contributions To Global Mean Sea Level
    Full Name: Dr Ines Otosaka
    Organisation: University of Leeds
  • Topic: Quantifying the contribution of land ice to near-future sea level rise
    Paper Title: Climate Variability As A Major Forcing Of Recent Antarctic Ice-Mass Change
    Full Name: Prof Matt King
    Organisation: University of Tasmania
  • Topic: Quantifying the contribution of land ice to near-future sea level rise
    Paper Title: Impact Of Himalayan Glacier Melting On Sea Level Rise Using Satellite And Field Based Observation
    Full Name: Meenu Rani
    Organisation: G B Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment
  • Topic: Quantifying the contribution of land ice to near-future sea level rise
    Paper Title: Nonlinear Land-Ice Interactions From The Observational Record And Their Implications For Sea-Level Projections
    Full Name: Sandy Avrutin
    Organisation: University of Southampton
  • Topic: Quantifying the contribution of land ice to near-future sea level rise
    Paper Title: Do Debris Covers And Frontal Ablation Matter For The 21St-Century Sea Level Change?
    Full Name: Dr Seyedhamidreza Mojtabavi
    Organisation: University of Bremen

08:30 - 08:35: David Behar (Climate Program Director, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission): INTRODUCTION TO PRACTITIONER PERSPECTIVES ON SEA-LEVEL SCIENCE

Plenary Panel Session:

Adaptation planning starts with the science, but that science is complex, ever-changing, and uncertain. How is sea-level science used today in planning, what challenges do practitioners face in that use, and how are coastal climate services evolving to better connect “actionable science” to on-the-ground action?

08:35 - 08:40: Introductions
08:40 - 08:55: INVITED TALK - Gordon Smith (Strategic Lead, Community Climate Action, Province of Nova Scotia, Canada)
08:55 - 09:10: INVITED TALK - Abby Sullivan (Senior Advisor for Climate Science and Risk Communication, City of Philadelphia, USA)
09:10 - 09:25: INVITED TALK - Dr Benjamin Hamlington (Team Lead, NASA Sea Level Change Team, USA)
09:25 - 09:40: INVITED TALK - Adam Parris (Senior Consultant - Climate Planning, ICF International, New York, USA)
09:40 - 09:55: PANEL ROUNDTABLE: What can WCRP do to best support adaptation planning?
09:55 - 10:30: Question and Answer with Audience

Chairs & rapporteurs: Angélique Melet
Rapporteurs: Tim Naish, Roland Smith

Plenary Panel Session:

We are beginning to see adaptation action, i.e. measures implemented on-the-ground to maintain or create resilience to rising seas. This session will include jurisdictions that have put in place adaptation measures to sea-level rise and describe how they got there.

11:00 - 11:05: Introductions
11:05 - 11:20: INVITED TALK - A/Prof Thao Nguyen Danh (Vice President, Ho Chi Minh City University, Vietnam)
11:20 - 11:35: INVITED TALK - Katherine Hagemann (Resilience Program Manager for Adaptation, Miami-Dade County, USA)
11:35 - 11:50: INVITED TALK - Dilip Trivedi (Vice President, Moffat and Nichol, San Francisco, USA)
11:50 - 12:05: INVITED TALK - Adam Robinson (Project Director, Boston Barrier, Environment Agency, United Kingdom)
12:05 - 12:20: PANEL ROUNDTABLE: How can the science enterprise best support your work planning community resilience?
12:20 - 13:00: Question and Answer with Audience

Chairs & rapporteurs: Jochen Hinkel
Rapporteurs: Tim Naish, Roland Smith

Plenary Panel Session:

Context matters in responding to sea-level rise. Our first panel presenting approaches to the development of adaptation programs will feature case studies drawn from small island contexts.

14:30 - 14:35: Introductions
14:35 - 14:50: INVITED TALK - Erin Derrington (Office of Planning, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, USA)
14:50 - 15:05: INVITED TALK - Luteru Agaali'l Tauvale (Director of Meterology, Samoa)
15:05 - 15:20: INVITED TALK - Laurice Jamero (Manila Observatory, Philippines)
15:20 - 15:35: INVITED TALK - Amon Martin (Assets and Planning Manager, Thames-Coromandel District Council, New Zealand)
15:35 - 15:50: PANEL ROUNDTABLE: How can the science enterprise best support your work planning community resilience?
15:50 - 16:30: Question and Answer with Audience

Chairs & rapporteurs: Violet Wulf Saena
Rapporteurs: Tim Naish, Roland Smith

Plenary Panel Session:

Context matters in responding to sea-level rise. Our second panel presenting approaches to the development of adaptation programs will feature case studies drawn from large cities.

17:00 - 17:05: Introductions
17:05 - 17:20: INVITED TALK - Felipe Cerbella Mandarino (City Information Coordinator, Instituto Pereira Passos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
17:20 - 17:35: INVITED TALK - Zahirul Hacque Khan (Executive Director - Operation, Institute of Water Modeling, Bangladesh)
17:35 - 17:50: INVITED TALK - Karen Partington (Environmental Services Manager, City of Lake Macquarie, Australia)
17:50 - 18:05: INVITED TALK - Teck Ho Chai (Deputy Director, Public Utilities Board, Singapore)
18:05 - 18:20: PANEL ROUNDTABLE: How can the science enterprise best support your work planning community resilience?
18:20 - 19:00: Question and Answer with Audience

Chairs & rapporteurs: Chan Eng Soon
Rapporteurs: Tim Naish, Roland Smith

Plenary Oral Session:

08:30 - 08:45: Dr Eric Larour (Group Supervisor Sea Level and Ice, Jet Propulsion Laboratory): New Sea-Level Projections Accounting for Spatio-Temporal Covariances in the Barystatic Contributors
08:45 - 09:00: Filippo Giaroli (MSc Student, University of Genoa): Future Changes in Joint Waves and Storm Surge Events in the Mediterranean Sea
09:00 - 09:15: Dr FU Lee Lueng (Senior Research Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory): Potential Applications of Swot High-Resolution Sea Surface Height Observations to the Study of the Coastal Impact of Sea Level Rise
09:15 - 09:30: Dr Ivan Haigh (Associate Professor, University of Southampton): Challenges Facing Storm Surge Barriers with Sea-Level Rise
09:30 - 09:45: Dr Joanna Staneva (Head of Department Hydrodynamics and Data Assimilation, Helmholtz Zentrum Hereon): Wind Waves Contribution to Sea-Level Variability in the Land-Ocean Continuum
09:45 - 10:00: Julius Oelsmann (Research Associate, DGFI-TUM): The Impact of Continuous Space and Time-Resolving Vertical Land Motion on Relative Sea Level Change
10:00 - 10:15: Dr Lucia Pineau-Guillou (Researcher, IFREMER): Changes In Extreme Sea Levels along the North Atlantic Coasts From 1846 to 2018
10:15 - 10:30: Victoria Schoenwald (Graduate Student, University of Miami RSMAS): Understanding Sea Level Rise Acceleration along the East Coast of North America

Rapporteurs: Jonathan Chenal, Jennifer Walker

Poster session:

  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Sea-Coastal Variability Mapping, Soil Salinization, Induntation, Coastal Dynamics Changes With The Rise Of Sea Level For The Indian Subcontinent And South East Asian Region
    Full Name: Abhinav Galodha
    Organisation: Indian Institute of Technology
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Origins Of Interseasonal To Seasonal Sea Level Variability On The Shelf Of The U.S. Atlantic Coast
    Full Name: Anrijs Abele
    Organisation: University of Bristol
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Contributions Of Local Land Subsidence To Relative Sea-Level Rise Across Major Coastal Cities: An Insar Perspective
    Full Name: Cheryl Tay
    Organisation: Nanyang Technological University
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Sea Level Variability In Jamaica: Investigation Of The Characteristics Of Jamaican Sea Level In The Context Of Regional Sea Level Variability In The Altimetry Era
    Full Name: Deron Maitland
    Organisation: The University of the West Indies, Mona
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Detection And Attribution Of Manometric Sea-Level Variations Along The Norwegian Coast Using Grace Mascons Solution
    Full Name: Fabio Mangini
    Organisation: Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Coastal Sea Level Variability
    Full Name: Fouad Issoufa Ali
    Organisation: Nationale Agency of Civile Aviation and Meteorology
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Decadal Sea Level Variability In The Tropical Atlantic
    Full Name: Franck Eitel Kemgang Ghomsi
    Organisation: University of Cape Town
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: The Increasing The Coastal Inundation Over Semarang City Due To La Nina Events
    Full Name: Furqon Alfahmi
    Organisation: Indonesian Agency for Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Shore Line Changes And Sea Level Rise Along East Coast Of India : Implications To Climate Change
    Full Name: Dr Jayaraju Nadimikeri
    Organisation: Yogi Vemana University
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: New Network Of Altimetry-Based Sea Level Virtual Stations In The World Coastal Zones
    Full Name: Dr Jean-Francois Legeais
    Organisation: Collecte Localisation Satellites
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Coastal Trapped Wave Retrieval From Alongtrack Satellite Altimeter Data
    Full Name: Dr Junyi Li
    Organisation: Guangdong Ocean University
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Monitoring Of Seasonal Variability Suspended Sediment Concentration Along Coast Zone Of Arabian Sea, India Using Oli Sensor
    Full Name: Dr Pavan Kumar
    Organisation: Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Tidal Analysis Of Sea Levels From Multi-Frequency And Multi-Constellation Gnss Interferometric Reflectometry
    Full Name: Dr Peng Dongju
    Organisation: Earth Observatory of Singapore, NTU
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: An Overview Of The Sea Level Changes Caused By The Tonga Eruption In Eastern Indonesia
    Full Name: Randi Firdaus
    Organisation: Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Study On Shoreline Changers And Climate Change Impacts In Sri Lanka
    Full Name: Prof Ranjana Piyadasa
    Organisation: University of Colombo
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Sea Level Rise And Climate Variation Impact To North Western Region Coastal Region Of Sri Lanka
    Full Name: Prof Ranjana Piyadasa
    Organisation: University of Colombo
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: The Effect Of Tidal Influence On The Surface Water Salinity Profile Which Is A Potemtial Indicator Of Climate Change In Sagar Island Which Is An Important Part Of Indian Sundarban Area
    Full Name: Rinku Das
    Organisation: Baruipur Girls' High School
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Unprecedented Extreme Sea Level Rise In The Indian Ocean
    Full Name: Sreeraj P
    Organisation: Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Local And Remote Forcing Of Sea-Level Variation Off The Northeast Us Coasts
    Full Name: Dr Tong Lee
    Organisation: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Topic: Coastal sea level variability
    Paper Title: Regional Sea-Level Change Of The 20th To 21st Century In Southeast Asia
    Full Name: Trina Ng
    Organisation: Centre for Climate Research Singapore
  • Topic: Sea level budget
    Paper Title: Closing The Global Mean Ocean Mass And Sea Level Budgets Over 2005-2019
    Full Name: Dr Anne Barnoud
    Organisation: Magellium
  • Topic: Sea level budget
    Paper Title: Updating Sea-Level Reconstruction Since 1900
    Full Name: Dr Jinping Wang
    Organisation: Ocean University of China
  • Topic: Sea level budget
    Paper Title: Using Sea Level Budget Reconstructions To Estimate The Effective Climate Sensitivity Time Variations And Further Constraint The Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity
    Full Name: Jonathan Chenal
    Organisation: LEGOS / ENPC
  • Topic: Sea level budget
    Paper Title: Evaluation Of Budget Of Local Sea Level Trends Along Coast Of Canada During 1958-2015
    Full Name: Dr Li Zhai
    Organisation: Bedford Institute of Oceanography
  • Topic: Sea level budget
    Paper Title: The Ipcc Ar6 Combined Assessment Of The Global Energy And Sea Level Budgets 1971-2018
    Full Name: Dr Matthew Palmer
    Organisation: Met Office Hadley Centre
  • Topic: Sea level budget
    Paper Title: Process-Based Estimate Of Global-Mean Sea-Level Changes In The Common Era
    Full Name: Dr Nidheesh Gangadharan
    Organisation: Université catholique de Louvain
  • Topic: Sea level budget
    Paper Title: Recent Advancements In The Arctic Sea Level Research From Space
    Full Name: Dr Roshin P. Raj
    Organisation: Bjerknes Center for Climate Research
  • Topic: Sea level budget
    Paper Title: Dynamics Of Interannual Variability Of The Ocean Bottom Pressure In The Southern Ocean
    Full Name: Prof Xuhua Cheng
    Organisation: Hohai University

Plenary Oral Session:

14:30 - 14:45: INVITED TALK - Dr Lijing Cheng (Professor, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences): Ocean heat uptake and the energy budget
14:45 - 15:00: INVITED TALK - Dr Harry Zekollari (Glaciologist, ETH Zurich): Sea-level contribution from glaciers on decadal to multi-centennial time scales
15:00 - 15:15: INVITED TALK - Asst Prof Miren Vizcaino (Assistant Professor, Delft University of Technology): Advanced, coupled simulations of Greenland ice sheet surface mass balance, ice flow and global climate evolution.
15:15 - 15:30: INVITED TALK - Thomas Frederikse (Researcher, Jet Propulsion Laboratory): Disentagling the Causes of Global and Local Sea-Level Rise.
15:30 - 15:45: Dr Natalya Gomez (Associate Professor, McGill University): Resolving the Influence of the Solid Earth on Ice Sheet Grounding Lines and The Implications for the Antarctic Ice Sheet's Contribution to Future Global Sea Levels
15:45 - 16:00: Dr Tamsin Edwards (Reader in Climate Change, King's College London): Protecting Coasts: How to Better Quantify Uncertainties in the Next Generation of Land Ice Projections
16:00 - 16:15: Carolina Camargo (PhD Candidate, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research): Regionalizing the Sea-Level Budget Using a Neural Network Approach
16:15 - 16:30: Dr Jennifer Walker (Postdoctoral Associate, Rutgers University): Common Era Sea-Level Budgets and Timing of Modern Rates of Rise

Rapporteurs: Jonathan Chenal, Jennifer Walker

Poster session:

  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Projecting Regional Sea Level Change By Including The Internal Variability Induced Uncertainty
    Full Name: Dr Aixue Hu
    Organisation: National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Full Scenario Flexibility For Multi-Century Sea Level Rise Projections To Better Inform Coastal Adaptation Planning
    Full Name: Dr Alexander Nauels
    Organisation: Climate Analytics
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: High-Resolution Projections Of Extreme Sea Level Changes Along The Coasts Of Western Europe
    Full Name: Alisée Chaigneau
    Organisation: Mercator Ocean International
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Sea State Contribution To Steric Sea Level
    Full Name: Dr Antonio Bonaduce
    Organisation: Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Southern Ocean Sea Level Monitoring Network - The Australian Antarctic Program
    Full Name: Dr Ben Galton-Fenzi
    Organisation: Australian Antarctic Division
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Rafffts: A Framework To Rapidly Assess Global Chronic Coastal Flood Risk As Sea Levels Rise
    Full Name: Ben Hague
    Organisation: Australian Bureau of Meteorology
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Statistical Modelling Of Thermosteric Sea-Level Rise As A Function Of Radiative Flux
    Full Name: Dr Benjamin Grandey
    Organisation: Nanyang Technological University
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Nasa Sea Level Change Team: From Observation To Actionable Information
    Full Name: Dr Benjamin Hamlington
    Organisation: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Sea Level Projections For Coastal Climate Services In South Africa And The Indo-Pacific Region
    Full Name: Benjamin Harrison
    Organisation: Met Office Hadley Centre
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Sensitivity Of MPI-ESM Sea Level Projections To Its Ocean Spatial Resolution
    Full Name: Chathurika Wickramage
    Organisation: University of Hamburg
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Long-Term Climate Change Impacts On Global Sea Level Statistics Analysed From A Single Model Large Ensemble
    Full Name: Prof Detlef Stammer
    Organisation: University of Hamburg
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Incorporating Sea Level Rise Into Planning And Project Implementation Using Smart, Safe, Growth In The Commonwealth Of The Northern Mariana Islands
    Full Name: Erin Derrington
    Organisation: CNMI-OPD
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Contributing Processes To The Extreme Sea Level Variabilities In The Northwest Pacific Ocean
    Full Name: Fan Linlin
    Organisation: Ocean University of China
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Tectonic Contributions To Relative Sea Level Change In Southeast Asia
    Full Name: Grace Ng
    Organisation: Nanyang Technological University
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Impact On Projections Of The Antarctic Ice Sheet Due To Regional Sea Level Interactions With Ice Flux And Ice-Shelf Basal Melt: Coupled Ice Sheet-Sea Level Model Results Following The New Ismip6-2300 Experimental Protocol
    Full Name: Dr Holly Kyeore Han
    Organisation: Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: The Evolution Of Process-Based Sea-Level Projections: Comparisons For The Uk And Indo-Pacific
    Full Name: Jennifer Weeks
    Organisation: Met Office
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Enabling Dynamic Modelling Of Global Coastal Flooding By Defining Storm Tide Hydrographs
    Full Name: Job Dullaart
    Organisation: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: The Impact Of Sea-Level Rise On Extreme Sea Levels In Port Phillip Bay In Southeastern Australia
    Full Name: Dr Kathleen McInnes
    Organisation: CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Improving High Tide Flooding Outlooks Using Skillful Seasonal Sea Level Forecasts
    Full Name: Dr Matthew Widlansky
    Organisation: University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Evaluation Of Retracked Sea Levels From Jason-2 Altimetry: A Case Study In Halmahera Sea, Indonesia
    Full Name: Maya Eria Sinurat
    Organisation: IPB University
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Hybrid Modelling For Sea Level Rise Adaptation Assessment Of Coastal Structures
    Full Name: Dr Pablo Higuera
    Organisation: National University of Singapore
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Early Career Perspective In The Lac Region: Sea Level Rise Challenges To Adaptation
    Full Name: Palmira Cuellar-Ramirez
    Organisation: RedLAtM
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: NASA Flooding Days Projection Tool: Version 2.0
    Full Name: Dr Philip Thompson
    Organisation: University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Uncertainties On Local Sea Level Trends And Accelerations Over 1993-2019 From Satellite Altimetry
    Full Name: Pierre Prandi
    Organisation: Collecte Localisation Satellites
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: What The Satellite Altimetry Record Of Regional Sea Level Change Is Telling Us About The Future
    Full Name: Prof R. Steven Nerem
    Organisation: University of Colorado
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Sea-Level Projections For Canada
    Full Name: Dr Thomas James
    Organisation: Geological Survey of Canada
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: The Effect Of Wind Stress On Seasonal Sea-Level Change On The Northwestern European Shelf
    Full Name: Tim Hermans
    Organisation: NIOZ, TU Delft
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Incorporating Vertical Land Movements Into Probabilistic Sea-Level Projections: The New Zealand Case.
    Full Name: Prof Tim Naish
    Organisation: Victoria University of Wellington
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Interval Variability And Forced Response In Sterodynamic Sea Level Change In Large Ensembles
    Full Name: Dr Víctor Malagón-Santos
    Organisation: Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Impacts Of Freshwater Discharge Interannual Variability On Ocean Heat-Salt Contents And Regional Sea Level Change Over The Altimetry Periodâ : The Imhotep Project
    Full Name: Dr William Llovel
    Organisation: CNRS
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Projected Sea Level Change And Variability In The Southeast Asia Region Based On MPI-ESM-ER
    Full Name: Dr Yi Jin
    Organisation: University of Hamburg
  • Topic: Progress and challenges for regional sea level, including projections and applications
    Paper Title: Pacific Sea Level And Geodetic Monitoring- A Network Providing Critical Baseline Data In The Pacific Island Region
    Full Name: Zulfikar Begg
    Organisation: Pacific Community

Plenary Oral Session:

08:30 - 08:45: INVITED TALK - Dr Xuebin Zhang (Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO): Progress in Regional Sea Level Projections
08:45 - 09:00: Dr Samuel Akande (Senior Researcher, Federal University of Technology Akure): Geostatistical Modeling of Sea-Level Rise under Future Climate Scenarios for Predicting Coastal Hazards across West Africa's Coasts
09:00 - 09:15: Dr Aimée Slangen (Senior Researcher, NIOZ): Rethinking Sea-Level Projections using Families and Timing Differences
09:15 - 09:30: Dr Dhrubajyoti Samanta (Senior Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University): Detecting Anthropogenic Footprints On Sea-Level Rise Over The Indo-Pacific Warm Pool Region
09:30 - 09:45: Sanne Muis (Assistant Professor, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam / Deltares): Setting new standards for global projections of extreme sea levels using storm-resolving climate models: validation, projected changes, and methodological challenges
09:45 - 10:00: Dr Matthew Palmer (Lead Scientist, Sea Level, Met Office Hadley Centre): Towards Physically Consistent Sea Level Rise Storylines for the United Kingdom
10:00 - 10:15: Dr Daniel Gilford (Climate Scientist, Climate Central): Worldwide Attribution of Historical Regional Sea Level Rise to Human-Caused Climate Change
10:15 - 10:30: Nikki Alen Pasaje (Research Specialist, Climate and Impacts, Oscar M. Lopez Center for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management Foundation): Improving Local Sea-Level Rise Estimates In The Philippines: Integration Of Local Oceanographic Processes Using Machine Learning Method
10:30 - 10:45: Dr Ricardo da Cruz e Sousa (Landscape Architect, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro): Challenges To Sea-Level Rise Adaptation In Copacabana, RJ

Chairs & rapporteurs: Roderik van de Wal

Plenary Oral Session:

This is the final session (part 1) – to facilitate the fully hybrid approach, we will also have an online document where all registered participants can write during the conference their views and comments – speakers will need to look at this before their presentation on Friday and may wish to discuss with others during the conference. The document will remain open until the following Monday to facilitate input from other time zones.

20 minutes plenary discussion, starting with WCRP representatives (Heiko Goelzer, early career scientist)

11:15 - 11:25: Dr Tamsin Edwards (Reader in Climate Change, King's College London)
11:25 - 11:35: Dr Kathy Mcinnes (Research Scientist, CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere)
11:35 - 11:45: Dr Alexander Robel (Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology)
11:45 - 12:05: PLENARY DISCUSSION WITH WCRP REPRESENTATIVES

Chairs & rapporteurs: Roderik van de Wal

Plenary Oral Session:

This is the final session (part 2) – to facilitate the fully hybrid approach, we will also have an online document where all registered participants can write during the conference their views and comments – speakers will need to look at this before their presentation on Friday and may wish to discuss with others during the conference. The document will remain open until the following Monday to facilitate input from other time zones.

20 minutes plenary discussion, starting with WCRP representatives and others (Silvina Solman, Jochen Hinkel, early career scientist)

12:05 - 12:15: David Behar (Climate Program Director)
12:15 - 12:25: Prof Robert Nicholls (Professor of Climate Adaptation, University of East Anglia)
12:25 - 12:35: Dr Marjolijn Haasnoot (Senior Researcher, Deltares / Utrecht University)
12:35 - 12:55: PLENARY DISCUSSION WITH WCRP REPRESENTATIVES AND OTHER SPEAKERS

Chairs & rapporteurs: Bart van den Hurk

Plenary Oral Session:

12:55 - 13:00: Conference closing by by Roderik van de Wal (Professor, Utrecht and Department of Physical Geograph).

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