Systems Science for
Policy Support

 
by Prof Dr  Pavel Kabat

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 0:00 Slide 1: Title slide
 1:34 Slide 2: Human enterprize
 2:53 Slide 3: Responses
 4:20 Slide 4: What is global change
 5:30 Slide 5: Major global challenges
 5:38 Slide 6: Major global challenges: Food
 5:45 Slide 7: Food
 6:45 Slide 8: Major global challenges: Water
 7:05 Slide 9: Worldwide water use by region
 8:40 Slide 10: Worldwide water use by sector
 8:55 Slide 11: Water
 9:26 Slide 12: Major global challenges: Energy
 9:40 Slide 13: Energy
 10:42 Slide 14: Major global challenges: Climate change
 11:03 Slide 15: Scale of the problem
 12:03 Slide 16: One gigaton is...
 12:34 Slide 17: Climate change
 13:10 Slide 18: Major global challenges: Poverty & equity
 13:20 Slide 19: Poverty & equity
 14:15 Slide 20: Global change from the science perspective
 14:43 Slide 21: WMO component of the Earth Observing System
 15:25 Slide 22: The first supercomputer, 1958.
 16:10 Slide 23: A sample of modelling
 16:15 Slide 24: MODIS weekly lands+ocean GPP
 16:20 Slide 25: Swante Arrhenius: The first climate prediction
 16:55 Slide 26: The precursor: Wladimir I. Vernadsky
 17:30 Slide 27: A century of successive milestones
 18:25 Slide 28: A century of successive milestones: Ocean...
 18:50 Slide 29: A century of successive milestones: Biosphere...
 19:10 Slide 30: A century of successive milestones: Atmosphere...
 19:30 Slide 31: A century of successive milestones: Earth...
 20:00 Slide 32: Global challenges: Need for system approach
 20:47 Slide 33: IIASA's System science approach
 21:00 Slide 34: Researching global challenges
 22:55 Slide 35: Advances systems analysis
 24:25 Slide 36: IIASA helps to put the puzzle together
 24:50 Slide 37: What is IIASA?
 25:15 Slide 38: Creation of IIASA
 26:55 Slide 39: Home of IIASA since 1972
 27:10 Slide 40: Interdisciplinary
 27:30 Slide 41: International
 27:45 Slide 42: IIASA'a member countries
 28:45 Slide 43: Nobel Prize Winners - I
 28:55 Slide 44: Nobel Prize Winners - II
 29:05 Slide 45: Nobel Prize Winners - III
 29:15 Slide 46: Nobel Prize Winners - IV
 29:25 Slide 47: Young scientists Summer Program
 30:40 Slide 48: IIASA's Conference 2012
 31:30 Slide 49: Energy & climate change: Past successes
 32:30 Slide 50: The Global Energy Assessment (GEA)
 32:33 Slide 51: GEA on Web
 32:50 Slide 52: Sponsoring organizations
 33:00 Slide 53: Policy tools for decision making
 33:10 Slide 54: GEA Database
 33:20 Slide 55: Mapping Energy Access
 33:25 Slide 56: Global primary energy: Efficiency - I
 33:30 Slide 57: Global primary energy: Efficiency - II
 34:40 Slide 58: Final energy transformations
 34:50 Slide 59: Energy Innovation and investments
 36:25 Slide 60: Investment portfolio - China - I
 36:30 Slide 61: Investment portfolio - China - II
 36:37 Slide 62: Conclusions...
 36:45 Slide 63: Food & water: Building on past successes
 36:55 Slide 64: Most important focus of world leaders
 37:35 Slide 65: Water crisis...? - I
 37:45 Slide 66: Water crisis...? - II
 37:55 Slide 67: Water crisis...? - III
 38:10 Slide 68: IPC 4AR WGII - I
 38:18 Slide 69: IPC 4AR WGII - II
 38:25 Slide 70: Trans-sectotal and multi-sectoral systems...
 38:50 Slide 71: Extreme rainfall variability: Kenya
 39:25 Slide 72: Kenya's 97-98 flood & 1998-2000 drought
 40:15 Slide 73: Rainfall affects growth: Zimbabwe
 42:10 Slide 74: Ethiopia: Variability and growth
 42:25 Slide 75: Infrastructure gap: Water storage
 42:48 Slide 76: The cost of water security
 44:10 Slide 77: Global reservoir database
 44:42 Slide 78: The anthropocene
 45:25 Slide 79: The UN Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
 45:50 Slide 80: The Earth system: Coupling...
 46:32 Slide 81: Vision...
 46:48 Slide 82: The Renaissance vision
 47:05 Slide 83: The Anthropocene vision
 47:19 Slide 84: Thank you

 

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This lecture was given by Prof. Pavel Kabat, IIASA, to professors and students of the Moscow State University on September 14, 2012. The video record enhanced with dozens of slides and some elements of interactivity was published in the Russian Journal of Earth Sciences in Flash format (doi:10.2205/2012ISR009). On this page you see an attempt to rewrite Flash to HTML5 version with a few extensions.

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