Appendix A

Workshop Agenda and Participants

Himalayan Glaciers, Hydrology, Climate Change,
and Implications for Water Security

Workshop
October 19-20, 2011
House of Sweden
2900 K Street NW
Washington, DC

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2011

7:30 A.M. Breakfast Served
8:00 A.M. Welcome and Purpose of Workshop Henry Vaux
University of California, Berkeley

Regional Climate and Meteorology
Moderators: Edward Cook, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
William Lau, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

8:30 A.M. Observed and Projected Changes in Hydrometeorological Variables over the Indian Himalayas Krishna Kumar
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
8:55 A.M. Regional Meteorology and Monsoon Dynamics Arnico Panday
University of Virginia
9:20 A.M. What Do We Know About Snow Darkening Effects on the Himalayan Glaciers? Teppei Yasunari
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
9:45 A.M. Break
10:15 A.M. Hydroclimate Variability and Change over the Northern Gangetic Plain and Himalayan Region: Observations, Simulations, and Projections Sumant Nigam
University of Maryland
10:40 A.M. Hydro-Climatic Challenges for Pakistan:
Ideational and Material Drivers
Daanish Mustafa
Kings College London
11:05 A.M. Group Discussion
11:45 A.M. Continued Discussion over Lunch


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Appendix A Workshop Agenda and Participants Himalayan Glaciers, Hydrology, Climate Change, and Implications for Water Security Workshop House of Sweden October 19-20, 2011 2900 K Street NW Washington, DC WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2011 7:30 a.m. Breakfast Served 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Purpose of Workshop Henry Vaux University of California, Berkeley Regional Climate and Meteorology Moderators: Edward Cook, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory William Lau, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 8:30 a.m. Observed and Projected Changes in Hydrometeorological Krishna Kumar Variables over the Indian Himalayas Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology 8:55 a.m. Regional Meteorology and Monsoon Dynamics Arnico Panday University of Virginia 9:20 a.m. What Do We Know About Snow Darkening Effects on the Teppei Yasunari Himalayan Glaciers? NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 9:45 a.m. Break 10:15 a.m. Hydroclimate Variability and Change over the Northern Sumant Nigam Gangetic Plain and Himalayan Region: Observations, University of Maryland Simulations, and Projections 10:40 a.m. Hydro-Climatic Challenges for Pakistan: Daanish Mustafa Ideational and Material Drivers Kings College London 11:05 a.m. Group Discussion 11:45 a.m. Continued Discussion over Lunch 115

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116 APPENDIX A Regional Hydrology, Water Supply, Use, and Management Moderator: Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute 1:00 p.m. The Glaciers of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region: A Richard Armstrong Summary of the Science Regarding Glacier Melt and University of Colorado Retreat in the Himalayan, Hindu Kush, Karakoram, Pamir, and Tien Shan Mountain Ranges 1:25 p.m. Glacial Lake Outburst Floods Alton Byers The Mountain Institute 1:50 p.m. The Water Towers of Asia: Can we Reconcile Water Shama Perveen Demands for Livelihood in a Changing Climate? Columbia University 2:15 p.m. Under Pressure: International Water Management David Michel Challenges in the Himalayan Region Stimson Center 2:40 p.m. Group Discussion 3:20 p.m. Break Regional Demography Moderator: Deborah Balk, City University of New York 3:40 p.m. Overview of Social and Family Demography in South Asia Sajeda Amin Population Council 4:05 p.m. Regional Population Trends and Environmental Issues Malea Hoepf Young Independent Consultant 4:30 p.m. Group Discussion 5:15 p.m. Break 6:00 p.m. Continued Discussion over Dinner THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2011 7:30 a.m. Breakfast Served 8:00 a.m. Inventorying and Monitoring the Recent Behavior of Bruce Molnia Afghanistan's Glaciers U.S. Geological Survey Regional Politics Moderator: Marc Levy, Center for International Earth Sciences Information Network 8:30 a.m. Resource and Security Links Richard Matthew University of California, Irvine 8:55 a.m. Group Discussion 9:40 a.m. Break Risk Factors and Vulnerabilities Moderator: Elizabeth Malone, Joint Global Change Research Institute 10:00 a.m. Panel Discussion Afghanistan Sanjay Pahuja World Bank Bangladesh Ahsan Uddin Ahmed Centre for Global Change Bhutan Thinley Namgyel National Environment Commission Secretariat

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APPENDIX A 117 China Jennifer Turner Woodrow Wilson Center India Sumit Ganguly Indiana University, Bloomington Nepal Dipak Gyawali Nepal Water Conservation Foundation Pakistan David Archer JBA Consulting 12:15 p.m. Assignments to Working Groups Henry Vaux University of California, Berkeley 12:30 p.m. Pick Up Lunch and Break into Working Groups 12:50 p.m. Working Groups Meet Working Group 1 Moderator: Drew Shindell Climate and Meteorology NASA Goddard Institute of Space Studies Rapporteur: Balaji Rajagopalan University of Colorado Working Group 2 Moderator: Mark Williams Hydrology, Water Supply, Use, and University of Colorado, Boulder Management Rapporteur: Bodo Bookhagen University of California, Santa Barbara Working Group 3 Moderator: Robert McDonald Demography and Security The Nature Conservancy Rapporteur: Nathalie Williams University of North Carolina Working Group 4 Moderator: James Wescoat Risk Factors and Vulnerabilities Massachusetts Institute of Technology Rapporteur: Henry Vaux University of California, Berkeley 2:30 Break 2:45 p.m. Presentations from Working Group Rapporteurs 3:45 p.m. Closing Remarks Henry Vaux University of California, Berkeley 4:00 p.m. Workshop Adjourns Participants Ahsan Uddin Ahmed, Centre for Global Change Sajeda Amin, Population Council David Archer, JBA Consulting Richard Armstrong, University of Colorado, Boulder D. James Baker, William J. Clinton Foundation Bodo Bookhagen, University of California, Santa Barbara Alton Byers, The Mountain Institute Tom Carson, iSciences Ric Cicone, iSciences

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118 APPENDIX A Richard Engel, National Intelligence Council Sumit Ganguly, Indiana University, Bloomington Dipak Gyawali, Nepal Water Conservation Foundation Malea Hoepf, Independent Consultant Krishna Kumar, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology Richard Marston, U.S. Department of State Richard Matthew, University of California, Irvine Mary Melnyk, U.S. Agency for International Development David Michel, Stimson Center Bruce Molnia, U.S. Geological Survey Daanish Mustafa, Kings College London Thinley Namgyel, National Environment Commission Secretariat Sumant Nigam, University of Maryland Sanjay Pahuja, World Bank Arnico Panday, University of Virginia Shama Perveen, Columbia University Balaji Rajagopalan, University of Colorado, Boulder John Steinbruner, University of Maryland Andrew Taber, The Mountain Institute Jennifer Turner, Woodrow Wilson Center Nathalie Williams, University of North Carolina Teppei Yasunari, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Committee Members Henry J. Vaux, Jr. (Chair), University of California, Berkeley Deborah Balk, Baruch College of the City University of New York Edward R. Cook, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment and Security William K.-M. Lau, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Marc Levy, Center for International Earth Sciences Information Network Elizabeth L. Malone, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Joint Global Change Research Institute at the University of Maryland Robert McDonald, The Nature Conservancy Drew Shindell, NASA Goddard Institute of Space Studies James L. Wescoat, Jr., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mark W. Williams, University of Colorado, Boulder NRC Staff Lauren Brown Edward Dunlea Chris Elfring Shelly Freeland Laura Helsabeck Malay Majmundar Daniel Muth Paul Stern