GLOBAL CHANGE EDUCATION PROGRAM

SURE ORIENTATION AND SHORT COURSES WORKSHOP

JUNE 11 — JUNE 18, 2000

AGENDA

 

JUNE 11, 2000 - Sunday

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Arrival at Tulane University

Meet in Lobby of Butler Hall

  • Housing Room Assignment
  • Room Keys
  • Meal Tickets
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. "Initial - Working Session"
Food and Beverages
Diboll Conference Services
 

Introductions
Milton Constantin, Program Manager - GCEP
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Engineering, (ORISE)

Welcoming Message
David Sailor, Director
The National Institute for Global Environmental Change
South Central Region

Goals and Objectives for Summer 2000
Jeffrey Gaffney, Chief Scientist - GCEP
Argonne National Laboratory

JUNE 12, 2000 - Monday  
7:30-8:15 Breakfast
Morning Session: Linda Boggs Center, Room 239  
8:30-9:20
Welcome to SURE Orientation
Milton Constantin
GCEP Program Manager
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)
 
Welcome to DOE/Global Change Education Program
Peter Lunn
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
 
Welcome to Tulane University
Nick Altiero
Dean, Tulane University
 
Overview of Orientation and Short Courses
Jeffrey Gaffney
Chief Scientist - GCEP
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
9:20-10:20
Nitrogen Deposition and Carbon Balance
Capacity in Temperate Forests
Fakhri Bazzaz
Harvard University
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00

Climbing Ever Higher to Understand Changes in Foresty
Productivity As Trees Grow Older and Larger
Barbara Bond
Oregon State University

12:00-1:30 Lunch
Afternoon Session: Linda Boggs Center, Room 239  
1:30-2:30
Solar Ultraviolet Radiation: Links to the
Biosphere and Air Chemistry
John E. Frederick
The University of Chicago
2:30-3:30
Shuttle Photos, Aerosols, and Fish Speciation
Justin Wilkinson
Johnson Space Center, NASA
3:30-4:00 Break
4:00-5:00
Things You Need to Know, or Might Find Interesting
About the Global Carbon Cycle (and Related Topics)
Jeff Amthor
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
5:00 DAY ONE ADJOURNS  
   
JUNE 13, 2000 - Tuesday  
7:30-8:30 Breakfast - University Student Union
Morning Session: Linda Boggs Center, Room 239  
9:00-10:00
The Atmospheric Radiative Measurements (ARM) Program
Overview--Objectives, Goals, and Approach
Douglas Sisterson
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30
Tropical South Pacific CART Site
Fairley Barnes
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
11:30-12:00 Discussion
12:00-1:30 Lunch
Afternoon Session: Linda Boggs Center, Room 239  
1:30-2:30
Discussion and Problem Session
Fairley Barnes (LANL)
Doug Sisterson (ANL)
2:30-3:00 Break
3:00-4:30
Mini-Workshop on Global Change Education
Fairley Barnes (LANL)
4:30 DAY TWO ADJOURNS  
   
JUNE 14, 2000 - Wednesday  
7:30-8:30 Breakfast - University Student Union
Morning Session:  
9:00
Field Trip to Aquarium - Rain Forest /IMAX
Jeff Gaffney (ANL)
Nancy Marley (ANL)
12:00-1:30 Lunch (on your own)
Afternoon Session:  
 

Afternoon in New Orleans

Have a great time!

4:30 DAY THREE ENDS  
   
JUNE 15, 2000 - Thursday  
7:30-8:30 Breakfast - University Student Union
Morning Session: Linda Boggs Center, Room 239  
9:00-10:00
Red, Blue, and Green Carbon Atoms in Atmospheric CO2:
Deciphering Their Origins in the Global Carbon Cycle
W.M. "Mac" Post
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30
Overview of Terrestrial Carbon and Ecology Programs (TCP/PER)
Jeffrey Amthor (ORNL)
11:30-12:00 Discussion
12:00-1:30 Lunch
Afternoon Session: Linda Boggs Center, Room 239  
1:30-2:30
Overview of Carbon Sequestration Studies and
Panel Discussion - Problem Session
Jeff Amthor (ORNL)
W.M. "Mac" Post (ORNL)
2:30-3:00 Break
3:00-4:30

Panel Discussion - Problem Session (Continued)

4:30 DAY FOUR ADJOURNS  
   
JUNE 16, 2000 - Friday  
Morning Session: Linda Boggs Center, Room 239  
7:30-8:30 Breakfast - University Student Union
9:00-10:00
Overview of the Atmospheric Chemistry Program - ACP
Jeff Gaffney (ANL)
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30
Overview of the Environmental Meteorology Program - EMP
Dave Whiteman
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
11:30-12:00 Discussion
12:00-1:30 Lunch
Afternoon Session: Linda Boggs Center, Room 239  
1:30-2:30
Atmospheric Science Problems and Discussions
Jeff Gaffney (ANL)
Dave Whiteman (PNNL)
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-3:00
An Introduction to the Publication Process for Scientific Papers
Dave Whiteman (PNNL)
3:00-5:00

Writing Workshop - Preparation of an Abstract
Karen Haugen
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)

How to Write an Abstract
How to Write a Scientific Paper
How to Outline a Scientific Presentation
How to Keep a Scientific Notebook

5:00 DAY FIVE ADJOURNS  
   
JUNE 17, 2000 - Saturday  
7:15-8:15 Breakfast - University Student Union
Morning Session: Linda Boggs Center, Room 239  
8:30-9:30
Regional Climate Change Issues and the Role of NIGEC
David Sailor (NIGEC_SCR)
9:30-10:30
The Greenhouse Effect and the Role of the non-CO2 Gases
M. Aslam Khalil
Portland State University
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:45
Climate Change and Effects on Mosquito-bourne Diseases
Dawn Wesson
Tulane University
11:45-12:15

Discussion

12:15-1:30 Lunch
Afternoon Session: Linda Boggs Center, Room 239  
1:30-2:30
The Effect of Climate Change on Hypoxia and Coastal Fisheries
Gene Turner
Louisiana State University
2:30-3:00 Break
3:00-4:00
Ecological Interactions with Increasing Carbon
- Discussion Session
Jeff Amthor (ORNL)
Jeff Gaffney (ANL)
David Sailor (NIGEC)
4:00-5:00
Preparation of a Poster and Discussion of the Chat Room
Karen Haugen (ANL)
Jeff Gaffney (ANL)
  What is expected on a poster?
What makes a good poster?
Figures - Graphs - Pictures
6:30-9:00

Diboll Conference Services

"Final - Working Session" Dinner

Recognition/Presentations of Certificates Session

Looking Past the Obvious: The Need for Interdisciplinary
Research on Global Change Issues

Keynote Speaker, Jeff Gaffney (ANL)

DAY SIX AND ORIENTATION ADJOURNS  
   
JUNE 18, 2000 - Sunday  

7:30-8:30

Breakfast - University Student Union
Students leave for the airport to travel to their assigned facility for their Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
HAVE A GREAT EXPERIENCE WHILE AT YOUR ASSIGNED RESEARCH FACILITY
See you on August 22, 2000 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
 
 

The Global Change Education Program is funded by the
U.S. Department of Energy

Office of Biological and Environmental Research