GLOBAL CHANGE EDUCATION PROGRAM

ORIENTATION

June 6 — June 13, 2004

AGENDA
Argonne National Laboratory
Guest House
Argonne, IL

June 6, 2004 - SUNDAY

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

WELCOME to the GCEP ORIENTATION

Lodging - Hotel Registration Desk
GCEP Registration - Hotel Lobby Area

 

  INITIAL WORKING SESSION
Guest House Restaurant
Food and Beverages
Introductions Milton Constantin
Program Manager, GCEP
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Engineering
Welcome Barry Lesht, Acting Director
Environmental Research Division
Argonne National Laboratory
Goals and Objectives for Summer 2004 Jeffrey Gaffney
Chief Scientist, GCEP
Argonne National Laboratory
End of Day One  

June 7, 2004 - MONDAY

Morning Session
Conference Room A

 
7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast
Conference Room A
8:30- 9:00 Welcome to SURE Orientation
Milton Constantin
Program Manager, GCEP
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
 
Overview of Orientation
Jeffrey Gaffney
Chief Scientist, GCEP
Argonne National Laboratory
9:00-10:00
A Global Perspective from Space - Megafans and Aerosols
Justin Wilkinson
Lockheed Martin Space Operations
National Aeronautics Space Agency(NASA)
10:00-10:30          Break
10:30-11:30
Urban Microclimates: Physical Mechanisms and Significance
John Frederick, Professor
The University of Chicago
11:30-12:00                    Open Discussion
12:00                            Lunch
On Your Own

Afternoon Session
Conference Room A

 
1:00-2:00
Carbon Dioxide Cycling in the Oceans
David Archer, Professor
The University of Chicago
2:00-2:30

Gulf of Mexico Corals as Monitors of Environmental Change
Amy Bratcher, GREF Fellow
Texas A&M University

2:30-3:00                       Break
3:00-4:00
Geoarchaeology: Using Remote Sensing to Understand Human
Interactions in Earth Dynamics
Douglas R. MacAyeal, Professor
The University of Chicago
4:00-4:30 Open Discussion

End of Day Two

 
June 8, 2004 - TUESDAY

Morning Session
Conference Room A

 
 7:30-8:30 Breakfast
Conference Room A
9:00-10:00
Terrestrial Ecology Overview -CSITE Studies
Julie Jastrow, Environmental Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory
10:00–10:30
Tracking Carbon Sequestratin with Isotopes
Roser Matamala, Assistant Ecologist
Argonne National Laboratory
10:30-11:00            Break
11:00-12:00
The Advanced Light Source - APS: How It Can Aid In
Environmental Studies

Kenneth Kemner, Physicist
Argonne National Laboratory
12:00 Lunch
On Your Own
Afternoon Session
Conference Room A
 
1:30-2:00

DNA Micro-Array Analysis of Soybean Growth Under Elevated
Ozone and Carbon Dioxide
Tony Watson, GREF Fellow
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

2:00-2:30
Land Use and Land Cover Changes in Temperate Savannas
Emily Hollister, GREF Fellow
Texas A&M University
2:30-3:00
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-4:00
Multiple Interacting Global Changes and Plant-Mediated
Feedbacks via Decomposition
Elsa Cleland, GREF Fellow
Stanford University
4:00-5:00
Fermilab Prairie Restoration Facility
R. Michael Miller, Senior Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory
End of Day Three  
June 9, 2004 - WEDNESDAY

Morning-Afternoon Session

 
7:30-8:30                       Breakfast
On Your Own
8:45
Board Bus
9:00
Depart from Guest House

FIELD TRIPS

9:30-12:00

Fermilab Prairie Restoration Site
Julie Jastrow, Roser Matamala, R. Michael Miller
Argonne National Laboratory
12:00-1:00
Return to ANL
Lunch
On Your Own
1:30 - 3:00
Tour of Advanced Synchrontron Light-Source (APS)
Kenneth Kemner
Argonne National Laboratory
3:00 - 4:30
Tour of 203-Environmental Research Division Labs
Jeff Gaffney, Nancy Marley, Roser Matamala
Argonne National Laboratory
End of Day Four  

June 10, 2004– THURSDAY

Morning Session
 
7:30-8:30 Breakfast
Conference Room A
8:30-10:00
ARM Overview
Douglas Sisterson, Meteorologist
Argonne National Laboratory
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30
The ARM Mobile Facility and UAV Program
Jeff Gaffney, Senior Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory
11:30 Lunch
On Your Own
Afternoon Session
Conference Room A
 
1:00-2:30

ARM Sites and Instruments
Douglas Sisterson, Meteorologist
James Liljegren, Atmospheric Research Engineer
Argonne National Laboratory

2:30-3:00
Snow Pack Chemistry in Alaska
Laura Alvarez-Aviles, GREF Fellow
The University of Alaska, Fairbanks
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-5:00
How Do Scientists Do What They Do?
Douglas Sisterson, Meteorologist
Argonne National Laboratory
End of Day Five  
June 11, 2004 - FRIDAY

Morning-Afternoon Sessions
Conference Room A

 
 7:30-8:30 Breakfast
Conference Room A
9:00-10:00
Overview of NIGEC
Jeff Gaffney, Senior Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00

Solar Irradiance int he UV-B Region as Influenced by Ozone and Particulate Abundances in an Urban Atmosphere
Shelby Winiecki, GREF Fellow
The University of Chicago

11:00-11:30
Soil Ecology Studies in Puerto Rico
Erika Marin-Spiotta, GREF Fellow
University of California, Berkeley
11:30-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:00
Nancy’s Global Change Hot Topic – 2004!
Nancy Marley, Chemist
Argonne National Laboratory
End of Day Six  
June 12, 2004 - SATURDAY

Morning Session
Conference Room A

 
 7:30-8:30 Breakfast
Conference Room A
8:30-9:30
The Atmospheric Science Program: Aerosol Radiative Forcing for Fun & Profit
Nancy Marley, Chemist
Jeff Gaffney, Senior Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory
9:30-10:30
Megacities - Mexico City and Houston as Potential Field Sites
Jeff Gaffney, Senior Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00
Atmospheric Aerosol Composition as a Function of Hygroscopicity, Volatility and Density
Dabrina Dutcher, GREF Fellow
University of Minnesota
12:00 Lunch
On Your Own
Afternoon Session
Conference Room A
 
1:30-5:00
Workshop - How Do You Write and Successfully Publish A Scientific Paper or Abstract?   The Politics of Publishing!
Nancy Marley, Chemist
Jeff Gaffney, Senior Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory
Break Time Included during Workshop
Evening Session  
6:30 – 9:00
Final Working Session
Guest House Restaurant
Food And Beverages
 
Recognitions And Presentation Of Certificates
 

Keynote Address:
A Hydrogen Economy - Is it a Panacea?
What Do We Know About H2 and the Environment?

Jeff Gaffney, Senior Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory
End of Orientation and Day Seven  

June 13, 2004 - SUNDAY

Morning Session

 
  Breakfast
On Your Own
Travel to Your Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Research Facility

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!

See you again

In Washington, DC

August 15, 2004

 
 

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

Office of Biological and Environmental Research