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Acknowledgements

UNEP would like to thank the following for their contributions to the GEO Year Book 2004/5.

Lead Authors:

Overview 2004:

Global: Prisna Nuengsigkapian, International Institute for Sustainable Development/Earth Negotiations Bulletin, United States

Africa: Munyaradzi Chenje, United Nations Environment Programme/Division of Early Warning and Assessment, Kenya

Asia Pacific: Twinkle Chopra and Subrato Sinha, United Nations Environment Programme/Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific, Thailand

Europe: Mirjam Schomaker, Consultant, France

Latin America & the Caribbean: Eduardo Gudynas, Centro Latino Americano de Ecología Social, Uruguay; and Kakuko Nagatani-Yoshida, United Nations Environment Programme/Division of Early Warning and Assessment, México

North America: Jane Barr, The Commission for Environmental Cooperation of North America, Canada

West Asia: Adel Abdelkader, United Nations Environment Programme/Division of Early Warning and Assessment, Kingdom of Bahrain; and Mohammed Abido, Arab Forest and Range Institute, Syria

Polar: Kathrine Johnsen, GRID-Arendal, Norway; and Michelle Rogan-Finnemore, Gateway Antarctica, Centre for Antarctic Studies and Research, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Indian Ocean Tsunami: Anju Sharma, United Nations Environment Programme/Division of Early Warning and Assessment, Kenya

Feature Focus: Gender, Poverty and Environment: Joni Seager, Faculty of Environmental Science, York University, Canada

Emerging Challenges - New Findings: Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases: Links to Environmental Change: Bernard D. Goldstein, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, United States

Abrupt Climate Change: Ocean Salinity Changes and Potential Impacts on Ocean Circulation: Bruce Peterson, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States

GEO Indicators: Jaap van Woerden, United Nations Environment Programme/Division of Early Warning and Assessment/Global Resource Information Database-Geneva, Switzerland; and Volodymyr Demkine, United Nations Environment Programme/Division of Early Warning and Assessment, Kenya

Participants in the Expert Group Meeting on Gender and Environment - a contribution to the Feature Focus: Gender, Poverty and Environment section: Adebisi Adebayo, Consultant, Switzerland; Betsy Apple, Women's Environment and Development Organization, United States; Srilatha Batliwara, Women's Environment and Development Organization, India; Sudipa Bose, Emirates Environmental Group, United Arab Emirates; Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, Centre for International Sustainable Development, Canada; Irene Dankelman, University Center for Environment and Sustainable Development, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Jocelyn Dow, Red Thread Women's Development, Guyana; Monique Essed, Women and Environment Movement, Suriname; Sascha Gabizon, Women in Europe for a Common Future, Germany; Kyoko Kusakabe, Gender and Development Studies Centre, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand; Doris Mpoumou, Women's Environment and Development Organization, United States; Fatou Ndoye, Network for Environment and Sustainable Development in Africa, Cote d'Ivoire; Vijay Biju Negi, Chipko Movement, India; Zo Randriamaro, Women's Environment and Development Organization, Senegal; Marcela Tovar, Women's Environment and Development Organization, United States; June Zeitlin, Women's Environment and Development Organization, United States.

Contributors and Reviewers of Emerging Challenges - New Findings: Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases: Links to Environmental Change: Robbie Ali, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, United States; Andrew Githeko, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya; Duane J. Gubler, Hawaii University, United States; John Patz, University of Wisconsin, United States; Douglas J. Perkins, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, United States; Lilia Rivero Rodíguez, Ministry of Health, México; Ismail Sallam, Egypt.

Abrupt Climate Change: Ocean Salinity Changes and Potential Impacts on Ocean Circulation: Richard Alley, Pennsylvania State University, United Sates; Walter Boynton, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, United States; Wallace Broecker, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, United States; John Chiang, University of California Berkeley, United States; Bill Curry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, United States; Ruth Curry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, United States; Terry Chapin, University of Alaska, United States; Suzanne Donovan, Marine Biological Laboratory, United States; Larry Hinzman, University of Alaska, United States; Max Holmes, Marine Biological Laboratory, United States; Nick McCave, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; Jim McClelland, Marine Biological Laboratory, United States; Jerry Melillo, Marine Biological Laboratory, United States; Mary Ann Seifert, Marine Biological Laboratory, United States.

Other Contributors and Reviewers:

AFRICA

Ahmed Abdelrehim, Centre of Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe, Egypt; Charles Doumambila, Agence Internationale pour le Developpement de l'Information Environnementale, Gabon; Fatma El-Mallah, Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment, League of Arab States, Egypt; Elizabeth Gowa, National Environment Management Authority, Uganda; Clever Mafuta, Southern African Research and Documentation Centre, Musokotwane Environment Resource Centre for Southern Africa, Zimbabwe; Bora Masumbuko, Network for Environment and Sustainable Development in Africa, Cote d'Ivoire; Rajendranath Mohabeer, Indian Ocean Commission, Mauritius; Richard Sherman, International Institute for Sustainable Development/Earth Negotiations Bulletin, South Africa.

ASIA and the PACIFIC

Neil Ericksen, International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, New Zealand; Saleemul Huq, International Institute for Environment and Development, United Kingdom; Kanayathu Koshy, The University of the South Pacific, Fiji; Pradyumna Kumar Kotta, South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme, Sri Lanka; Irina Mamieva, Scientific Information Center of Interstate Sustainable Development Commission, Turkmenistan; Matthew McIntyre, South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, Samoa; Hideyuki Mori, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan; Vishal Narain, The Energy and Resources Institute, India; Somrudee Nicro, Thailand Environment Institute, Thailand; Atiq Rahman, Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, Bangladesh; Ram Manohar Shrestha, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand; Chris Spence, International Institute for Sustainable Development/Earth Negotiations Bulletin, New Zealand; Ruisheng Yue, Department of International Cooperation, State Environmental Protection Administration, China.

EUROPE

Rob Alkemade, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands; Tom Bigg, International Institute for Environment and Development, United Kingdom; Barry Dalal-Clayton, International Institute for Environment and Development, United Kingdom; Cynthia De Wit, Stockholm University, Sweden; Genady Golubev, Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University, Russian Federation; Wilfried Haeberli, World Glacier Monitoring Service, Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland; Craig Hilton-Taylor, Species Survival Commission of IUCN - The World Conservation Union, United Kingdom; Nazneen Kanji, International Institute for Environment and Development, United Kingdom; Ruben Mnatsakanian, Central European University, Hungary; Jan-Eric Petersen, European Environment Agency, Denmark; Véronique Plocq Fichelet, Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment, France; Jerome Simpson, The Regional Environmental Centre for Central and Eastern Europe, Hungary; David Stanners, European Environment Agency, Denmark; Elsa Tsioumani, International Institute for Sustainable Development/Earth Negotiations Bulletin, Greece.

LATIN AMERICA and the CARIBBEAN

José Gerhartz, University of the West Indies Centre for Environment and Development, Jamaica; Rosario Gómez, Universidad del Pacífico, Perú; Gonzalo Gutiérrez, Centro Latino Americano de Ecología Social, Uruguay; Edgar Gutiérrez Espeleta, Observatorio del Desarrollo, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica; Diego Martino, Centro Latino Americano de Ecología Social, Uruguay; Verónica Quirici, Centro Latino Americano de Ecología Social, Uruguay.

NORTH AMERICA

Sabrina Barker, Global Environment Monitoring System/Water Programme, Canada; Paul Grabhorn, Grabhorn Studio, United States; Tiina Kurvits, Global Resource Information Database-Arendal, c/o Canadian Polar Commission, Canada; Richard Robarts, Global Environment Monitoring System/Water Programme, Canada; Mark Schulman, International Institute for Sustainable Development, United States; Noelle Eckley Selin, International Institute for Sustainable Development/Earth Negotiations Bulletin, United States; Lynn Wagner, International Institute for Sustainable Development/Earth Negotiations Bulletin, United States.

WEST ASIA

Asma Ali Aba Hussein, Arabian Gulf University, Kingdom of Bahrain; Ibrahim Abdel Gelil, Arabian Gulf University, Kingdom of Bahrain; Mahmood Abdelraheem, Kadhema Scientific Counsultancy and Services, Kuwait; Yousef Abu Safieh, Environmental Quality Authority, Occupied Palestinian Territories; Abdul Rahman Al-Awadi, Regional Organization for the Protection of the Marine Environment, Kuwait; Abdullah Al-Droubi, Arab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones and Drylands, Syria; Mohanned S. Al-Sheriadeh, Environment Research Center, University of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain; Waleed K. Al-Zubari, Arabian Gulf University, Kingdom of Bahrain; Adel Gouda, Arab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones and Drylands, Syria; Abdullah Noaman, Faculty of Engineering, Sana'a University, Yemen; Muthian Thangaraja, Regional Organization for the Protection of the Marine Environment, Kuwait.

Other UN Offices: Karin Buhren, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, Kenya; Richard Grainger, Food and Agriculture Organization, Italy; Kenneth Oredo, United Nations Development Fund for Women, Kenya; Ole Lyse, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, Kenya; V. P. Sharma, World Health Organization, India; Ulrich Wieland, United Nations Statistical Division, United States.

UNEP Headquarters and Outposted Offices: Johannes Akiwumi; Alex Alusa; Meryem Amar; Chizuru Aoki; Per Bakken; Nalini Basavaraj; Alberto T. Calcagno; John Carstensen; Mark Collins; Gerard Cunningham; Dag Daler; Olivier Deleuze; Salif Diop; Ahmad Ghosn; Etienne Gonin; Hiremagalur Gopalan; Elizabeth Guilbaud-Cox; Julia Hagl; Jan Husby; Melanie Hutchinson; Elizabeth Khaka; Sonja Koeppel; Angele Luh; Desta Mebratu; Salem Milad; Elizabeth Mrema; Martha Mulumba; Michael Mwangi; Agneta Nilsson; Theodore Oben; Akpezi Ogbuigwe; Fatoumata Ouane; Joakim Palmqvist; Naomi Poulton; Daniel Puig; Mark Radka; Anisur Rahman; Ricardo Sánchez Sosa; Vicente Santiago; Frits Schlingemann; Charles Sebukeera; Mohamed Sessay; Rajendra Shende; Surendra Shrestha; David Simpson; David Smith; Hari Srinivas; Agneta Sundén Byléhn; Sekou Toure; Brennan Van Dyke; Hanneke van Lavieren; Melanie Virtue; Njeri Wamukonya; John Whitelaw; Kaveh Zahedi; Laetitia Zobel; Ulla Li Zweifel.

UNEP Associated Centres:

United Nations Environment Programme Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific, Thailand: Mylvakanam Iyngararasan; Jacob Kurian; Achira Leophairatana; Purna Chandra Lall Rajbhandari; Tunnie Srisakulchairak; Gulmira Tolibaeva; Saule Yessimova

United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for North America, United States: William Mansfield; Felix Wing

United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre, United Kingdom: Carmen Lacambra; Lucy Fish; Phillip Fox; Harriet Gillet; Edmund Green; Jerry Harrison; Val Kapos; Igor Lysenko; Edmund McManus; Lera Miles; Simon Blyth

United Nations Environment Programme GRID-Arendal, Norway: Christian Nellemann

United Nations Environment Programme Brazil Office, Brazil: Hugo Rosa da Conceição; Cristina Montenegro

United Nations Environment Programme/Post-Conflict Assessment Unit, Switzerland: Aniket Ghai; Jon Godson; David Jensen; Hassan Partow; Pasi Rinne

 


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