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HTAP Sessions at the
International Ozone and Plants Conference

Beijing, China: 18-21 May 2014

Meeting Agenda


Monday, 19 May
8:30 - 9:10 AM Welcome Addressed  
9:10 - 10:40 AM Session HOST: Elena Paoletti & Xingyuan He
An Overview of O3 Distribution and Its Impacts in China Zhaozhong Feng
Regional Ozone Pollution in a Global Perspective and Its Characteristics in East Asia Hajime Akimoto
How to Determine Ozone Doses to Plants, Micrometeorological and Alternative Methods - A Review Stanislaw Cieslik
10:40 - 11:10 AM Break
11:10 - 12:40 PM Session HOST: William J. Manning & Harry Harmens
Ozone, Apoplastic ROS and Cellular Signaling - Processes and Components Involved Jaakko Kangasjärvi
Double Trouble: Developing Risk Assessment Tools to Capture the Threats Posed by Ozone Lisa Emberson
HTAP Overview Terry Keating
12:40 - 14:00 PM Lunch
Session 1: Atmospheric Chemistry and Exchanges with the Biosphere
14:00 - 16:30 PM Session HOST: Frank Dentener & Hajime Akimoto
A Climate Perspective on the Interactions of Vegatation and Atmospheric Pollution William Collins
Evaluating Dry Deposition of Ozone in Atmospheric Chemistry - Transport Models Catherine Hardacre
Regional and Global Assessments of Ozone Impacts on Crop Yields and Mitigation Potential Denise Mauzerall
Intercontinental Transport of Ozone Pollution in the Context of Global Change Shiliang Wu
Current Day Tropospheric Ozone Concentrations Substantially Reduce the Carbon Sequestration Potential of Living Tree Biomass Across Europe Patrick Büker
The Task Force on Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution: Quantifying the Impacts of Regional and Hemispheric Pollution Frank Dentener
16:30 - 18:30 PM Coffee Break and Poster Session - Part 1
18:30 PM Adjourn for the Day  
Tuesday, 20 May
Session 3: Monitoring, Modelling and Assessing Ozone Risk to Terrestrial Ecosystems
8:30 - 10:00 AM Session HOST: Stanislaw Cieslik & Lisa Emberson
Recent Status of Ambient Ozone at High Elevation Mountain Locations of California Andrzej Bytnerowicz
Ozone Fluxes and Epidemiology of Ozone Injury to Forest Elena Paoletti
European Approaches to Assessing Current and Future Risk of Ozone Damage to Vegetation Harry Harmens
Impact of Surface Ozone on Agricultural Crop Yield Reductions and Economic Damage in India Under Present Emission Scenario Sachin Ghude
Current Understanding of Ozone Risk in India Elina Oksanen
Impacts of Drought Stress on Biogenic Volatile Organic Compound Emissions and O3 Balance Cheng Wu
10:00 - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 PM Session HOST: Andrzej Bytnerowicz & He Shang
Impacts of Co-occurring Stresses on the Responses of Vegetation to Future Ozone Scenarios Harry Harmens
Evidence of Widespread Ozone-Induced Visible Injury on Plants in Beijing Vincent Catalayud
Structural Responses to Ozone Stress and Interacting Environmental Constraints in Foliage of Trees Pierre Vollenweider
Ozone Stomatal Flux-Based Critical Levels Translated Into Real-World Forest Impacts Alessandra De Marco
A Free Air in Situ Ozone Fumigation System Designed for Partial Plant Exposure Teis N. Mikkelsen
Passive Monitoring of Air Pollution Matej Rupel
12:00 - 13:30 PM Lunch
13:30 - 14:40 PM Poster Session - Part 2  
14:40 - 18:00 PM Visit RCEES and Excursion to Summer Palace  
18:00 PM Adjourn for the Day  
19:00 PM Banquet
Wednesday, 21 May
Session 2: Plant and Ecosystem Responses to Ozone Exposure
8:30 - 10:00 AM Session HOST: Takayoshi Koike & Vincent Catalayud
Tree Growth Under 03 Impact - What Do We Know, What Should We Know? Rainer Matyssek
Effects of Short-Term Free Air Ozone Fumigation in Combination with Long-Term Climate Change Treatments (FACE, + Temp. & Drought) on Gas Exchange Physiology in Deschampsia Flexuosa Teis N. Mikkelsen
Ozone Impacts on Northern European Forest Per Erik Karlsson
Will Ozone Exposure Alter Community Composition? A Synthesis of Experimental Studies Lingli Liu
Pollen Allergies in the Future: Influence of Elevated CO2 and O3 on Pollen Production and Antigenicity by Timothy Grass (Phleum pretense L.) William J. Manning
Ectomycorrhiza Heterogeneity and Growth of Hybrid Larch F1 Under Elevated O3 XiaoNa Wang
10:00 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 - 12:00 PM Session HOST: Rainer Matyssek & Lingli Liu
Declining Symptom of Mountain Birch (Betula ermanii) in Northeast Hokkaido, Northern Japan Takayoshi Koike
Leaf Structure and Sensitivity of Beech and Oak Under Ozone Fumigation Qiaozhi Mao
Photosynthetic Responses of Siebold's Beech (Fagus crenata) Saplings to Ozone: Consideration of Within -Canopy Light Gradient Makoto Watanabe
The Differences in Physiological Responses and Resistances of Urban Plants to Elevate O3 Concentrations Sheng Xu
Effect of Ambient-Level Gas-Phase Peroxides on Foliar Injury and Net Photosynthesis in Japanese White Birch and Beech Xuan Chen
The Effect of Elevated Ground-Level O3 on Two Anoxic Microbial Guilds in Paddy Soil Youzhi Feng
12:00 - 13:30 PM Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 PM Session HOST: Jaakko Kangasjärvi and Håkan Pleijel
FACE-Ozone with Rice and Wheat in China: Performance, Findings, and Projections Kazuhiko Kobayashi
Breeding of Ozone Resistant Rice Using a QTL Based Approach Michael Frei
A Genome-Wide Association Study (GWAS) Reveals Genetic Factors Underlying Ozone Tolerance in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Yoshiaki Ueda
Responses of Transgenic Bt Rice to Elevated O3 Concentration Chunhua Li
Detoxification and NADPH Regeneration Under Chronic Ozone Exposure Yves Jolivet
Assessment of Sensitivity of Two Indian Maize Cultivars for Ozone Through Biochemical, Proteomics, Genomics and Yield Responses Shashi B. Agrawal
15:00 - 15:30 PM Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 PM Session HOST: Kazuhiko Kobayashi & Jianguo Zhu
Ozone Effects on Wheat Quality - A Summary Håkan Pleijel
Responses of Rice Productivity to High Tropospheric Ozone: Interactions with Cultivars, Managements and CO2 Yunxia Wang
Nitrogen Supply Moderates Ozone Injury on Winter Wheat Qing Zeng
Seed Yield and Physiological Characteristics of Soybean Cultivars (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) in Northeast China in Response to Ozone Wei wei Zhang
Effect of Nitrogen Management Strategies on Nitrogen Use Efficiency Growth, Yield, Photosynthetic Pigments and Antioxidative Capacity of Two Rice Cultivars Under Ambient Levels of O3 Richa Rai
Ozone Effects on Cropland Ecosystem - Results of a Five-Year Open Top Chamber Experiment Xiaoke Wang
Wheat, Mung Bean and Peas Response to Ambient Air Ozone at Two Sites of Faisalabad-Pakistan Muhammad Adrees
17:00 PM Adjourn Conference  
Thursday, 22 May and Friday, 23 May
Post-Conference Tour