Advanced Seminar on hydrology, meteorology, climatology and water resources studies for Thailand:
The fruitful research results of GAME-T and its future

The meeting room of the Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand,
Gem Research and Testing Building
Faculty of Science,
Chulalongkorn University
Phayathai Rd., Pathumwan
Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Tentative Program

1st November

9:00 -
The Representatives of Thai government and scientists
"Opening Remarks"

Prof. Katumi Musiake (IIS, University of Tokyo)
Prof. Tetsuzo Yasunari (Nagoya University)
"Opening Remarks"

9:30 - 10:00
Prof. Taikan Oki (Research Institute for Humanity and Nature/ IIS, University of Tokyo)
"The past, present and future of GAME-T: Challenges in hydrological and water resources studies in Thailand"

10:00 - 10:30
Prof.Dr. Somchai Nakapadungrat (Chulalongkorn University)
"Present status of the Observatory for Atmospheric Radiation Research at Sri Samrong"

10:30 -

10:45 - 11:15
Prof. Jun Matsumoto (University of Tokyo)
"Climate and its variability in Southeast Asia, and its potential impact on water resources"

11:15 - 11:45
Prof. Masakazu Suzuki (University of Tokyo)
"Hydrology and micro-meteorology of forest, shrub and paddy in Thailand"

11:45 - 12:15
Prof. Yukiko Hirakawa (Hiroshima University)
"A prospect of future hydro-meteorology in Thailand: Education and research systems"

12:15 - 13:30

13:30 - 14:00
Dr. Anond Sanidvongs (Director, Southeast Asia START Regional Centre)
"Application of Variable Infiltration Capacity Concept to Runoff and Discharge in Small Drainage Basins in Southeast Asia"

14:00 - 14:30
Prof. M.D. Yamanaka (Kobe University / FORSGC)
"Dynamic meteorology and climatology in Southeast Asia"

14:30 - 15:00
Dr. Koichiro Kuraji (University of Tokyo)
"Water resources, human ans society, in mountainous regions"

15:00 - 15:30
Prof. Takehiko Satomura (Kyoto University)
"Rainfall system in Thailand and its modeling"

15:30 -

15:45 - 16:15
Dr. Akio Kitoh (Meteorological Research Institute/JMA)
"Southeast Asian climate and its change in global warming in the MRI Atmosphere-Ocean Coupled GCM"

16:15 - 16:45
Mr. Yuichi Ohno (Communication Research Laboratory)
Seasonal and diurnal wind variation observed by the KMITL wind profiler

16:45 - 17:15
Dr. Kooichi Masuda (Frontier Research System for Global Change)
"Global energy and water cycles and budgets"

Concluding Remarks