DAY 3 AGM
   
Time
Authors & Presenter Title PDF

Malaikai Finau

Financial Report Download
Draft STAR Constitution Version 07 Download
Session_8_Ocean_Islands_Volcanism  
09:00-09:20

Karoly Nemeth

Volcanic Geoheritage of the SW Pacific and its Role for Sustainable Development Programs with Strong Influence of Indigenous Knowledge Download
09:20-09:40

Paul W Taylor

The 1943 Eruption of Niuafo'ou: An Eruption Chronology and the effects of Volcanic Pollution as Provided by Local Informants Download
09:40-10:00

Gary McMurty

Field-Poratable Helium Isotope Detector for Continuous Monitoring of Volcanic Unrest and Large Earthquakes: a Development Update Download
10:00-10:20 Karoly Nemeth Phreatomagmatic Volcanic Hazard in Rift Edge in Coastal Regions of Volcanic Islands Download
10:20-10:40

Paul W Taylor

Submarine Volcanic Activity in the SW Pacific: Looking in the Right Place at the Right Time Download
10:40-11:00 Gary McMurty Volcanic Gas Analytical Monitor (VGAM): Compact and Low Power Mass Spectrometer-based Instrumentation for Volcanic Gas Monitoring Download
Session_9_Science_and_Risk_Assesment  
14:00-14:20

Helen Jacot Des Combes

The Pacific Science and Technology Advisory Group (PSTAG) Download
14:20-14:40

Shaun Williams

Partnerships in the Pacific: Aligning Multiple Risk Assessment Tools for Evidence-based Decision Making Download
14:40-15:00

Craig Arthur

Enhancing Disaster Response Planning with Impact Mapping Tools Download
15:00-15:20 Ranasinghe Amaradasa Some analysis of scientific publications in Pacific Island Countries Download
15:20-15:40

Keleni Raqisia

Pacific Regional Nabigation Initiative: Data Management Download
REFRESHMENT BREAK    

 


  Session_05_Geo_Resources_Land_Use_and_Maritime
   
Time
Authors & Presenter Title PDF
08:40-09:20 Onisimo Fonmanu Sinkhole Incident at Vatukola Gold Mine Limited Download
09:00-09:20

Tomoko Kakee

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Pacific Islands Region Download
09:20-09:40

Erick Kowa

Regional supply to LPG to the Pacific Islands from Papua New Guinea Download
09:40-10:00 Andrick Lal Pacific Regional Maritime Boundaries Download
10:00-10:20 Morris J Harrison Towards an Integrated Tsunami Warning System for Port Vila and Luganville, Vanuatu Download
Session_06_Hydro_Geology  
11:00-11:20

Anesh Kumar

Elevation Surveying Application for Groundwater Investigation Download
11:20-11:40

Andreas Antoniou

Hydrogeology of West Ambae, Vanuatu as inferred by geo-electrical resistivity survey Download
11:40-12:00

Amini Loco

Groundwater Exploration in Disaster-prone Communities in NW Viti Levu Using Electrical Resistivity Download
12:00-12:20 Philip Yasiro Irarue A preliminary Geophysical Reconnaissance Mapping of Emirau Ground Water Resources, Emirau Island, New Ireland Province PNG Download
12:20-12:40

Pilia Niru

Challenge of Developing Ground Water Project Along Fault Line Boera Ground Water Project, PNG Download
12:40-13:00 Peter Sinclair Water Security in Atolls Through Improved Groundwater Management Download
 Session_07_Geo_Resources
14:20-14:40

Russell Howorth

The Neglected Georesources: Their Current and Future Value to Sustainable Socioeconomic Development in the Pacific Island" Download
14:40-15:00

Christine Prasad

Baseline Assessment of Development Mineral in Fiji Download
15:00-15:20

Robert Smith

The Navua River Basin: A Pandora's Box for Sand and Gravel Extraction Download
15:20-15:40 Venasio Nasara Licensing and Monitoring Framework for Development Minerals Extraction in Fiji Download
15:40-15:50

Kyung Seok Kang

Biofuel Plant Briefing Download
REFRESHMENT BREAK    

 


 

Wednesday, 8th June  Day 3   Day 1 Presentations

 

 

DAY 3

   
Time Authors & Presenter Title Presentation
08:00-08:15 Herve Damlamian, Cyprien Bosserelle, Amrit Raj & others
The use of multirotor and fixed wings UAVs to assess 3D shoreline change patterns generated by Tropical Cyclone Pam (Category 5) in Vanuatu 2015 Download
08:15-08:30

Terry Atalifo

Tropical Cyclone Winston talk by Fiji Meteorological Services Download
08:30-08:45

John Leeves, Peter Quilter & Bapon Fakhruddin

Rapid damage mapping – Tropical Cyclone Winston, Fiji

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08:45-09:00 Cyprien Bosserelle, Herve Damlamian, Zulfikar Begg & others Field investigations of coastal inundation and building damages from tropical cyclone Winston Download
09:00-09:15 Geoffroy Lamarche & Cécile Bonnifait Combining scenario-based numerical modelling, post-disaster surveys, palaeo/historic investigations and traditional environmental knowledge to increase community resilience to tsunami hazard in the Southwest Pacific Download
09:15-09:30

Shaun Williams

Preliminary 3,000 year-long tsunami and cyclone history for the Samoan Islands based on sedimentary records Download
09:30-09:45 Seung-Nam Seo Reclamation and channel dredging of the Korea South Pacific Ocean Research Center, Chuuk Download
09:45-10:00 Robert B. Smith Atoll reclamation a solution to pressing problems of land scarcity, water lens vulnerability, sea level rise and climate change Download
REFRESHMENT  BREAK  WORLD OCEANS DAY EVENT (organised by Molly Powers, SPC) 
10:30-10:45

Gary M. McMurtry, Luis A. Dasilveira, James A. Jolly & Jong-Hwa Chun

Towards in situ monitoring of submarine gas hydrate fields with the Deep-ocean Mass Spectrometer (DOMS) Download
10:45-11:00

Kwang-Soon Park & Ki-Young Heo

Development of operational oceanographic system for coastal disaster reduction Download
11:00-11:15

Kwang Soo Lee

Role of ocean energy in the stand-alone microgrid system for green energy-independent island Download
11:15-11:30 H. Gary Greene & Norman Maher Mapping and monitoring environmental changes in lagoons, bays and sounds of the San Juan Archipelago using a UAV for management purposes Download
11:30-11:45

Jonah Sullivan

High resolution biogeographic classification of regional oceans Download
11:45-12:00 Dan McConnell, Jamshid (Jim) Gharib & Paul Kennedy Seafloor mapping for seafloor mineral exploration – technical overlap with approaches used in wide area high resolution search and large area cold seep mapping (Restricted)
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12:00-12:15 Maxine Lahan An overview of surface geothermal exploration in Papua New Guinea Download
12:15-12:30 Michel Leodoro & Simon Bloomberg Preliminary geothermal survey – Vanuatu:  Tanna and Ambrym Download
LUNCH BREAK    
13:30-13:45

Willie Kilamanu

Surface and drill-hole geological and geochemical data capture, analysis, input and visualisation Download
13:45-14:00

Young-Gyu Park, Young Ho Kim & Hanna Na

Could we predict tuna catch using ocean circulation data? Download
14:00-14:15

Robert Smillie, Simon Cox, David Heron & Mark Rattenbury

The role of geological mapping and innovative GIS applications for identifying natural resources potential: The New Zealand QMAP Experience Download
14:15-14:30 Moira Lunge & Joseph O. Espi Trace element geochemistry of chalcopyrites and pyrites from Golpuand Nambonga North porphyry Cu-Au deposits, Wafi-Golpu mineral district, Papua New Guinea Download
14:30-14:45

Chanmin Yoo, Sang-Bum Chi, Kiseong Hyeong & Seong-hyeon Min

Resources estimation of polymetallic nodule deposits in the Korean Contract area of the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone, northeast Pacific Download
14:45-15:00

 
REFRESHMENT BREAK     
15:30-15:45 Andrew C. Barnicoat Disaster risk reduction challenges in the Pacific:  an Australian perspective Download
15:45-16:00 David Heron, Biljana Lukovic, Graeme Smart & others New approaches to hazard and risk mapping, Vanuatu – developing safer communities

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16:00-16:15 Kate Crowley, Shaun Williams, Litea Biukoto & others Towards the implementation of PARTneR:  Pacific Risk Tool for Resilience Download
16:15-16:30 Sylvain Todman, Patricia Mawa & Esline Garaebiti Warning information and dissemination platform in Vanuatu:  A new approach supported by the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) Download
16:30-16:45 Brenda Rosser & Sally Dellow Landslide mapping and hazard assessment in New Zealand Download
16:45-17:00 Ron K. Hoeke, Kathy L. McInnes & Julian G. O’Grady Multi-variate coastal inundation forecasting and risk analysis for the Pacific Download
17:00-17:15 H. Gary Greene, J. Vaughn Barrie, Kim Conway & others
Assessing the seismic and tsunami hazards along a major transform plate boundary – the Queen Charlotte-Fairweather leaky transform fault system of Canada and Alaska Download
17:15-17:30 Stephen Yeo, Michael Bonte-Grapentin, Denis Jody & Simone Esler Flood risk management in the Pacific Download
17:30-17:45      
18:00 STAR BUSINESS MEETING    

 


 

 

  Session 02 Deep_sea_Minerals
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Time
Authors & Presenter Title Presentation
11:15-11:35 Tomohiko Fukushima Appropriate Environment Impact Assessment Technologies for Seabed Mining Download
11:35-11:55

Tetsuro Urabe

Development of Exploration System for Seabed Mineral Resource in Japan Download
11:55-12:15

H.Koshikawa

Onboard Ecotoxicological Technique to Qualify the Surface Water Safety During Full-Scale Mining Operation of SMS Deposits  Download
Session03_Climate_Change_and_Oceans  
13:30-13:50

Savin Chand

Projected changes in El Nino-driven tropical cyclones in the Pacific Download
13:50-14:10

Matt Blacka

Considerations for the Design of Rock Armoured Coastal Protection on Fringing Reef Coastlines Download
14:10-14:30

Kristen D. Splinter

Laboratory Experiments into the effect of Reef Width on Extreme Water Levels During Cyclone Events Download
14:30-14:50 Tom D Shand Affordable Coastal Protection in the Pacific Islands: Desktop Review, Model Testing and Development of Design Guidance Download
14:50-15:10

Andrick Lal

Monitoring Surveys - Climate and Oceans Support Program in the Pacific Download
15:10-15:30 Camillia Garae Estimating Rates of Shoreline Retreat for Mele Bay and Teouma Bay Download
Session04_Climate_Change_GIS_and_Remote_Sensing  
15:50-16:10

Litia Gaunavou

Mapping African Tulip with World View-2 Image Data Download
16:10-16:30

Sara Beavis

Natural Resource Management Using a Consultancy Approach to Undergraduate Education: Linking Student Learning and Stakeholder Needs Download
16:50-17:10

Mika Seru

Relocation of Narikoso, Ono Kadavu Island Group Download
17:10-17:30 Lalit Kumar Use of GIS and Remote Sensing for Risk Assessment Related to Climate Change in the Pacific Download
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