GLOBAL CHANGE EDUCATION PROGRAM

ORIENTATION

June 12 — June 19, 2005

AGENDA
 

June 12, 2005 - SUNDAY

10:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

ARRIVAL AT TULANE UNIVERSITY
GCEP Registration - Willow Hall Lobby Area*

*Corner of Willow Street and McAlister Street

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.    INITIAL WORKING SESSION
Bruff Commons Main Dining Room
Food and Beverages
Introductions Milton Constantin
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Engineering
Welcoming Dr. Efstathios (Stathis) Michaelides
Tulane University
Goals and Objectives for Summer 2005 Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
End of Day One  

June 13, 2005 - MONDAY

Morning Session
Lindy Boggs Center – Room 122

 
7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast
On Your Own
8:30- 9:00 Welcome to SURE Orientation
Milton Constantin
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
 
Overview of Orientation
Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
9:00-10:00
Hand-held Imagery and New Science
Justin Wilkinson
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (NASA)
10:00-10:30          Break
10:30-11:30
11:30-12:00                    Open Discussion
12:00                            Lunch
On Your Own

Afternoon Session
Lindy Boggs Center – Room 122

 
1:30-2:30
Determinants of Land Use and Deforestation in the Southern Yucatan of Mexico with Implications for
Climate Change Policy
Christopher Busch, GREF Fellow
University of California at Berkeley
2:30-3:00
Uncle Sam, Joe Business, and Peter College
Kori Moore, SURE Fellow
Utah State University
3:00-3:30                       Break
3:30-4:30
Global Climate Change: Aerosols And Their Linkages
Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
4:30-5:00 Discussions

End of Day Two

 
June 14, 2005 - TUESDAY

Morning Session
Lindy Boggs Center – Room 122

 
 7:30-8:30 Breakfast
On Your Own
9:00-10:00
Atmospheric Radiation Measurements - ARM
Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
10:00–10:30
ARM MOBILE FACILTY and ARM UAV
Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
10:30-11:00            Break
11:00-12:00
The Atmospheric Chemistry of Terpenes: Canopy-scale
Emissions and Gas-phase Oxidation Products
Anita Lee, GREF student
University of California, Berkeley
12:00 Lunch
On Your Own
Afternoon Session
Lindy Boggs Center – Room 122
 
1:30-2:00
Solar Penetration in a Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean Model
Erin Hokanson, GREF Fellow
University of Wisconsin-Madison
2:00-2:30
Snow Pack Chemistry in Alaska
Laura Alvarez Aviles, GREF Fellow
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
2:30-3:00
Soot Chemistry
Rose Ravelo, GREF Fellow
Purdue University
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-4:30
End of Day Three  
June 15, 2005 - WEDNESDAY

Morning Session
Lindy Boggs Center – Room 122

 
7:30-8:30                       Breakfast
On Your Own
9:00-10:00
Ecological Research and Carbon Sequestration Overview
Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30
Climate Change, Coastal System Science, and Ecological
Engineering: Challenges to Restoring Coastal Louisiana
Robert Twilley
Louisiana State University
11:30 Lunch
On Your Own
Afternoon Session
Lindy Boggs Center – Room 122
 
1:00 - 2:00
The Cost of Sugarcane Burning and
Alternatives to Sugarcane Burning
Ramarj Boopathy
Nicholls State University
2:00 - 3:00
Everything Audubon
Nancy Marley
Argonne National Laboratory
3:00- 3:30             Break
3:30-4:30
From Molecules to Ecosystems:  The Nexus of
Regional and Global Research at the
Center for Bioenvironmental Research
Douglas J. Meffert
Tulane and Xavier Universities
End of Day Four  

June 16, 2005 – THURSDAY

Morning-Afternoon Sessions
 
7:30-8:30 Breakfast
On Your Own
FIELD TRIPS  
9:00 Meet in front of Aron Complex
9:30-12:00 Tour of Audubon Zoo
12:00-1:00 Lunch
On Your Own
1:30-3:00 Visit the Aquarium of the Americas
3:00-4:30 Attend the IMAX Theater
End of Day Five  
June 17, 2005 - FRIDAY

Morning-Afternoon Sessions
Lindy Boggs Center – Room 122

 
 7:30-8:30 Breakfast
On Your Own
9:00-10:00
Overview of NIGEC
Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30
Measuring Fine Root Contributions to the Carbon Cycle in
Forested Wetlands - Addressing Needs and Challenges
Julie Whitbeck
New Orleans University
11:30-1:00 Lunch
On Your Own
1:00-2:00
Nancy’s Global Change Hot Topic – 2005!
Nancy Marley, Chemist
Argonne National Laboratory
2:00-2:30
Narrow-Line Solid State Ti:Sapphire Laser: Instrumentation
and Atmospheric  Applications
Anne Case, GREF Fellow
Georgia Institute of Technology
End of Day Six  
June 18, 2005 - SATURDAY

Morning Session
Lindy Boggs Center – Room 122

 
 7:30-8:30 Breakfast
On Your Own
8:30-9:30
Atmospheric Science Program
Nancy Marley and Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
9:30-10:30
Megacity Aerosol Experiments - Mexico City 2006
(MAX-Mex 2006)

Jeffrey Gaffney and Nancy Marley
Argonne National Laboratory
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Open Discussion
12:00 Lunch
On Your Own
Afternoon Session
Lindy Boggs Center – Room 122
 
1:30-3:00
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-5:00 General Discussions
Evening Session  
6:30 – 9:00
Final Working Session
Bruff Commons Main Dining Room
Food And Beverages
 
Recognitions And Presentation Of Certificates
 

Keynote Address:   Global Change the Conflict:
Short Term Goals vs Long Term Impacts

Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
End of Orientation and Day Seven  

June 19, 2005 - 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 21, 2005

 
 

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

Office of Biological and Environmental Research