GLOBAL CHANGE EDUCATION PROGRAM

ORIENTATION

June 11— June 18, 2006

AGENDA
 

June 11, 2006 - SUNDAY

10:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

WELCOME to the GCEP ORIENTATION
Lodging - Check-in Hotel Registration Desk
GCEP Registration - Hotel Lobby Area

6:30 - 9:00 p.m.    INITIAL WORKING SESSION
Clackamas Room
Food and Beverages
Welcome and Introductions Milton Constantin
ORAU/ORISE Science Education Programs (SEP)
Goals and Objectives for Summer 2006 Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
Day One Ends  

June 12, 2006 - MONDAY

Morning Session
Clackamas Room

 
7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast
Clackamas Room
8:30- 9:00 Announcements
Milton Constantin
Program Manager
ORAU/ORISE Science Education Programs (SEP)
 
Overview of Orientation
Jeffrey Gaffney
Chief Scientist-GCEP
Argonne National Laboratory
9:00-10:00
Using Isotopes to Understand Our Changing Atmosphere
Andrew L. Rice
Portland State University
10:00-10:30          Break (Food and Beverages)
Clackamas Room
10:30-Noon
Climate Change/Air Quality Regional Scale Modeling and
Flux Measurements in Mexico City
Brian Lamb
Washington State University
Noon-1:30                         Lunch
On Your Own

Afternoon Session
Clackamas Room

 
1:30-2:30
Recent Developments in the Methane Budget
Aslam Khalil
Portland State University
2:30-3:00                       Break (Food and Beverages)
Clackamas Room
3:00-4:00
Unexpected Science Results from Astronaut Handheld Imagery
Justin Wilkinson
Lockheed Martin Space Operations
NASA
4:00-5:30 Discussions

Day Two Ends

 
June 13, 2006 - TUESDAY

Morning Session
Clackamas Room

 
 7:30-8:00 Breakfast
Clackamas Room
9:00-9:30
ARM Overview
Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
9:30–10:30
Development of Unmanned Aerial Systems for Support of
Atmospheric Sciences ...or ...UAVs Are Fun Toys
Lois Jean Wardell
UAS Sensor Technologies Advanced Ceramic Research
10:30-11:00           

Break (Food and Beverages)
Clackamas Room

11:00-Noon
Some Aspects of Dynamic Meteorology in
Air Pollution and Climate Change
Lucas Harris
University of Washington, Seattle
Noon-1:30 Lunch
On Your Own
Afternoon Session
Clackamas Room
 
1:30-2:30
The Effects of Ocean Solar Penetration in the
Fast Ocean Atmosphere Model
Erin Hokanson, GREF Fellow
University of Wisconsin-Madison
2:30-3:00 Break (Food and Beverages)
Clackamas Room
3:00-4:00
A Stable Isotope Dendrochronology Approach to
Reconstructing Interannual and Interdecadal
Tropical Climate Variability
Amy Wagner, GREF Fellow
Texas A&M University, College Park
4:00-5:00
Wind River Canopy Crane Research Facility
Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
Day Three Ends  
June 14, 2006 - WEDNESDAY

All Day Session

 
6:30-7:15                        Breakfast
Box Breakfast to go
7:15
Board Vehicle
7:30 Depart from Front of Hotel
Field Trip
Wind River Canopy Crane Research Facility
Matt Schroeder
University of Washington
Bonneville Dam - Oregon Visitor Center
Patrick Berry
Ranger Staff
Lunch
Box Lunch to be provided
Return to Hotel
Day Four Ends  

June 15, 2006– THURSDAY

Morning Session
Clackamas Room
 
7:30-8:30 Breakfast
Clackamas Room
8:30-9:30
Carbon Sequestration and Ecologial Research
Jeffery Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
9:30-10:00
Pastures to Plantations: Soil Microbial Community Structure
and Biogeochemical Function in Temperate South America
Sean Berthrong, GREF Fellow
Duke University
10:00-10:30
Break (Food and Beverages)
Clackamas Room
10:30-11:30
Fate of 13C-Labeled Plant Material
Into Soil Microbial Communities
David Myrold
Oregon State University
11:30-Noon Discussion
Noon-1:30 Lunch
On Your Own
Afternoon Session
Clackamas Room
 
1:30-2:30
High Resolution Atmospheric Monitoring of
Urban Carbon Dioxide Sources
John Zobitz, GREF Fellow
University of Utah
2:30-3:30
Effects of CO2-Enrichment on Fine-Root Characteristics:
Implications for Root Decomposition Rates
Colleen Iversen, GREF Fellow
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
3:30-4:00 Break (Food and Beverages)
Clacamas Room
4:00-5:00
Alkyl Chemistry
Rose Ravelo, GREF Fellow
Purdue University
Day Five Ends  
June 16, 2006 - FRIDAY

Morning Session
Clackamas Room

 
 7:30-8:30 Breakfast
Clackamas Room
8:30-9:30
Atmospheric Science Program Overview
Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
9:30-10:30
Building a Better Dieselometer
(Using Cavity Ring-down Spectroscopy)
Dean Atkinson
Portland State University
10:30-11:30
Break (Food and Beverages)
Clackamas Room
11:00-Noon
MILAGRO: Megacity Initiative - Local and Global Research
Jeffrey Gaffney
Nancy Marley
Argonne National Laboratory
Noon-1:30

Lunch
On Your Own

Afternoon Session
Clackamas Room
 
1:30-2:30
Nancy’s Global Change Hot Topic – 2006
Nancy Marley
Argonne National Laboratory
2:30-3:00
Discussion
3:00-3:30
Break (Food and Beverages)
Clackamas Room
3:30-4:00
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
Alexander Laskin
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
4:00-5:00
Aerosol Measurement Methods and Techniques
Alexander Laskin
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Day Six Ends  
June 17, 2006 - SATURDAY

Morning Session
Clackamas Room

 
 7:30-8:30 Breakfast
Clackamas Room
8:30-Noon
Workshop--
Publishing Without Perishing!
Looking for a Graduate School!
What Not to Do When Job Hunting!
Nancy Marley and Jeffrey Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
Afternoon
On Your Own
REMINDER Shuttle Pickup on Sunday morning:
Make arrangements with the Desk Attendant
for the Shuttle to pick you up at least two hours prior
to your departure time.
Evening Session
Clackamas Room
 
6:30 – 9:00
Final Working Session
Clackamas Room
Food And Beverages
 
Recognitions And Presentation Of Certificates
 
Keynote Address:
"Climate and Energy Issues for the Next Generations:
I'm Dreaming of an Alternative Energy Economy"
Jeffrey S. Gaffney
Argonne National Laboratory
End of Day Seven and Orientation  

June 18, 2006 - SUNDAY

Morning

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

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!

See you again

In Washington, DC

August 20, 2006

 
 

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

Office of Biological and Environmental Research