COAA Convened the 6th International Conference on Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Change in Hong Kong 2013

Aug 2013

The 6th International Conference on Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Change was held successfully in Hong Kong from August 19-21, 2013. The conference brought together over 150 scientists from around the world to share their latest scientific findings and technological breakthroughs in the broad disciplines of atmospheric, oceanographic, climate change and earth system sciences. Eight conference themes were presented: Climate Change and Our Actions; Asian Monsoon; Aerosol and Climate; Cloud and Precipitation; Weather Forecasting and Data Assimilation; Ocean, Air-Sea Interaction and Climate; Climate Variability and Modeling; Remote Sensing. These topics of wide public interest drew much attention and coverage by the local media.

A main theme of the conference is on global change and regional responses. The conference was organized by the Chinese-American Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (COAA, and hosted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). 45 leading researchers from US, China, Canada, and Australia delivered invited talks to provide state-of-the-art overviews of various topics concerning the weather, climate, environment and global changes. They include 7 academicians from China and US. We are indebt to the Jocky Club of Hong Kong, US National Science Foundation, University of Maryland, Sun Yat-sen University, Beijing Normal University for their supports to make the conference a big success.

Pictures taken at the event can be found here.