Special Report on Extreme Events

Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX)

SREX Writing Team

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updated 18 October, 2011

Chapter 1 - Climate change: new dimensions in disaster risk, exposure, vulnerability, and resilience
CLA Allan Michael Lavell
Programme for the Social Study of Risk and Disaster (FLACSO)
Michael Oppenheimer
Princeton University
RE Susanne C. Moser
Susanne Moser Research & Consulting
Kuniyoshi Takeuchi
International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management
LA Cherif Diop
Senegalese Meteorological Agency
Jeremy Hess
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Robert Lempert
Rand Corporation
LA Jianping Li
LASG, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Robert Muir-Wood
Risk Management Solutions
Soojeong Myeong
Korea Environment Institute
Chapter 2 - Determinants of risks: exposure and vulnerability
CLA Omar Cardona
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Maarten van Aalst
Red Cross / Red Crescent
Climate Centre
RE Henri Decamps
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Mark Keim
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
LA Joern Birkmann
United Nations University
Maureen Fordham
Northumbria University
Glenn McGregor
University of Auckland
LA Rosa Perez
Manila Observatory
Roger Pulwarty
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Lisa Schipper
Stockholm Environment Institute
LA Bach Tan Sinh
National Institute for S&T; Policy and Strategic Studies
Chapter 3 - Changes in climate extremes and their impacts on the natural physical environment
CLA Neville Nicholls
Monash University, Australia
Sonia Seneviratne
ETH Zurich
RE Matilde Rusticucci
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Vladimir Semenov
A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics
LA David R. Easterling
National Climatic Data Center
Clare Goodess
University of East Anglia
Shinjiro Kanae
Tokyo Institute of Technology
LA James Kossin
NOAA / NESDIS / National Climatic Data Center
Yali Luo
Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences
Jose Marengo
LA Kathleen McInnes
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
Mohammad Rahimi
Semnan University
Markus Reichstein
Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry
LA Asgeir Sorteberg
University of Bergen
Carolina Vera
Universidad de Buenos Aires-CONICET
Xuebin Zhang
Environment Canada
Chapter 4 - Changes in impacts of climate extremes: human systems and ecosystems
CLA John Handmer
Centre for Risk and Community Safety, RMIT University
Yasushi Honda
University of Tsukuba
Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz
Polish Academy of Sciences
RE Sebastian Vicuna
Centro de Cambio Global UC
Avelino G. Suarez
Institute of Ecology and Systematic
Cuban Environment Agency
LA Nigel Arnell
University of Reading
Gerardo Benito
Spanish Research Council (CSIC)
Jerry Hatfield
USDA-Agricultural Research Service <
LA Ismail Fadl El Moula Mohamed
Sudan Meteorological Authority
Pascal Peduzzi
Boris Sherstyukov
All Russian Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Center
LA Kiyoshi Takahashi
National Institute for Environmental Studies
Shaohong Wu
Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research
Zheng Yan
Institute of Urban & Environmental Studies
Chapter 5 - Managing the risks from climate extremes at the local level
CLA Susan Cutter
University of South Carolina
Balgis Osman-Elasha
Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources (HCENR)
RE Khamaldin Daud Mutabazi
Sokoine University of Agriculture
Eduardo Calvo
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
LA John Campbell
University of Waikato
So-Min Cheong
University of Kansas
Sabrina McCormick
University of Pennsylvania
LA Roger Pulwarty
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Seree Supratid
Rangsit University
Gina Ziervogel
University of Cape Town
Chapter 6 - Managing the risks from climate extremes at the national level
CLA Padma Narsey Lal
Thomas Mitchell
Overseas Development Institute
RE Andrew Dlugolecki
Climatic Research Unit,
University of East Anglia
Takao Masumoto
National Institute for Rural Engineering (NIRE), National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO)
LA Paulina Aldunce
University of Chile
Heather Auld
Environment Canada
Luis Ernesto Martinez
Centro Humboldt (Nicaragua)
LA Reinhard Mechler
Alimullah Miyan
South Asian Disaster Management Centre
Salmah Zakaria
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Chapter 7 - Managing the risks: international level and integration across scales
CLA Ian Burton
Independent Scholar and Consultant
Pauline Dube
University of Botswana
RE Joy Jacqueline Pereira
Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Institute (SEADPRI)
Linda Sygna
University of Oslo
LA Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer
IIASA-International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Diarmid H. Campbell-Lendrum
World Health Organization
Ian Davis
Cranfield University
LA Richard Klein
Stockholm Environment Institute
Apurva Sanghi
The World Bank
Ferenc L. Toth
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Chapter 8 - Toward a sustainable and resilient future
CLA Karen O'Brien
University of Oslo
Anand Patwardhan
Indian Institute of Technology
Mark Pelling
King's College London
RE Carlo Giupponi
University Ca' Foscari of Venice and Euro-Med Centre for Climate Change
Nobuo Mimura
Ibaraki University
LA Stephane Hallegatte
CIRED and Meteo-France
Andrew Maskrey
Taikan Oki
The University of Tokyo
LA Ursula Oswald-Spring
Centro Regional de Investigaciones Multidiscipinarias (CRIM) UNAM
Thomas Wilbanks
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Climate Change Science Institute
Pius Zebhe Yanda
University of Dar Es Salaam
Chapter 9 - Case studies
CLA Mihir R. Bhatt
All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI)
Gordon McBean
Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction
Virginia Murray
Health Protection Agency
RE John Hay
University of the South Pacific
Mai Trong Nhuan
Vietnam National University
Jose Moreno
Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha
LA Sergey Borshch
Hydrometeorological Center of Russia
Tae Sung Cheong
National Emergency Management Agency
Wadid Fawzy Erian
Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD)
LA Silvia Llosa
United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Farrokh Nadim
International Centre for Geohazards
Mario Nestor Nunez
LA Ravsal Oyun
JEMR Consulting Company
Avelino G. Suarez
Institute of Ecology and Systematic
Cuban Environment Agency



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