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Parallel session on Environment and Atmosphere at 40th PAASE Anniversary & 2020 APAMS (Annual Scientific Meeting) Philippines

A parallel session on Environment and Atmosphere will be held virtually on 3 August 2020, Monday, 8:00 am to 10:30 am PHT (GMT +8) as part of the Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering (PAASE) 40th Anniversary and 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting (APAMS) Philippines.

Six distinguished speakers from the USA, Malaysia, Japan and the Philippines will discuss their respective research and institutional involvements in the fields of environment and atmospheric sciences.

Parallel Session Environment and Atmosphere
Date/Time 3 August 2020, 8:00 am to 10:30 am PH time (GMT +8)
Registration Please register by 30 July 2020 through the URL:
Speakers Keynote Paper: Anthropogenic CO2: Sources and Impacts on the Environment and Climate

Dr Josefino C. Comiso, Senior Scientist (Emeritus), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), USA

Concentration of Major Air Pollutants during Lockdown due to COVID-19 Pandemic in Southeast Asia
Dr Mohd Talib Latif, Professor, Universiti Kabangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia

Towards the Identification of Emergent Properties in Atmospheric Composition Using Satellite Data: A Case of Megacity Emissions Monitoring from Space
Dr Avelino F. Arellano, Jr., Associate Professor, The University of Arizona (UA), USA

Monitoring of Changes in Environment to Enhance Resilience and Adaptation
Dr Rex Victor O. Cruz, Professor, University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), Philippines

Climate Change Research and Communication in the Philippines
Dr Rodel D. Lasco, Executive Director, Oscar M. Lopez (OML) Center, Philippines

Advancing Science and Human Resource Capacity in Asia through Global Change Research: the Case of APN
Dr Linda Anne Stevenson, Head, Division of Communication and Scientific Affairs, Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN), Japan

Moderator Dr Juan Pulhin, Professor and Chair, Interdisciplinary Study Center for Integrated Natural Resources and Environment Management, UPLB
For more information For full details about the event, please see Event Poster.

For further inquiries, please contact the 8.2 Parallel Session Secretariat at

PAASE aims to promote the advancement of science, engineering & technology, encourages collaborative work among scientists & engineers of Philippine descent in research and development through scholarly and scientific endeavors, and supports efforts that advance science & technology.