GLOBAL CHANGE EDUCATION PROGRAM

GCEP 2000
End-of-Summer WORKSHOP

Garden Plaza Hotel
Oak Ridge, TN

August 22-25 , 2000

AGENDA

 

August 22 , 2000 - Tuesday

12:00-6:00

SURE and GREF Registration at the Garden Plaza Hotel

Evening Session

Initial Working Session
Conference Room B
Food and Beverages

6:30-9:00

Welcome and Introductions
Milton Constantin (ORISE)

Welcome
Ron Townsend (ORAU)

Status of the DOE Global Change Research Program
Peter Lunn (DOE-OBER)

Workshop Objectives
Jeffrey Gaffney (ANL)

 

Keynote Speaker:

Wanted: Scientists to Attack Complex Problems in the 21st Century

Frank Harris
Associate Laboratory Director for Biological and
Environmental Sciences
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Networking Discussion SURE/GREF Participants
August 23 , 2000 - Wednesday  
  Breakfast - on your own
Garden Plaza Hotel Conference Center
Conference Room A
 
8:30-9:30
Application of Satellite Imagery to the Study of Glacier
Change on Decadal to Millennial Time Scales:
Examples from the Andes and Himalaya
Andrew G. Klein
Department of Geography
Texas A&M University
9:30-10:30
Rhythms of Change: An Integrated Assessment of
Climate Impacts at the Regional Scale
Amy K. Snover
JISAO/SMA Climate Impacts Group
University of Washington at Seattle
10:30
Break
11:00-12:00

The Science-Policy Interface: Comparing the Stratospheric
Ozone and Global Climate Change Problem Contexts
Matthew R. Auer
School of Public and Envionmental Affairs
Indiana University

Noon

Working Luncheon
Conference Room B

All the Greenhouse Gases: Where Do They All Come From?
Robert M. Cushman
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
1:30-2:30
Mathematical Aspects of Climate Change
John B. Drake
Computational Climate Dynamics
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
2:30-3:30

Responding to Global Climate Change in the Context
of the Sustainability Transition
Thomas J. Wilbanks
Corporate Research Fellow
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

3:30 Afternoon Break
4:00-5:00
The Evolution of Cold Air Pools in Mountain Basins
Craig B. Clement
GCEP-GREF Fellow
University of Utah
 
Abrupt and Variable Climate Change - Interactions Between
Ocean Circulation and Anthropogenic Change
Paul A. Higgins
GCEP-GREF Fellow
Stanford University
 
Predicting the Effect of Climate Change on a Marine Snail
Sarah E. Gilman
GCEP-GREF Fellow
University of California at Davis
ADJOURN
Evening Hours: Poster Set-up for SURE and GREF Fellows
   
August 24 , 2000 - Thursday  
  Breakfast - on your own
Garden Plaza Hotel Conference Center
Conference Room B and C
 
8:30

Poster Session

GCEP/SURE Participants

GCEP/GREF Participants

10:30 Break
11:00
Prepare for Bus Tour (pick up box lunch)
11:30 Bus Departs from Garden Plaza Hotel
 

Tour of Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Environmental Sciences Division

Walker Branch Watershed

Aquatic Center

CO2 Enrichment Forest

5:00 Dinner -- Off to Calhoun's by the River
8:30
Take Down Posters
   
August 25 , 2000 - Friday  
  Breakfast - on your own
   

Fellows Depart for Home

Farewell

See you again next year

 
 

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

Office of Biological and Environmental Research