GLOBAL CHANGE EDUCATION PROGRAM

End-Of-Summer Workshop

August 12-14, 2007

AGENDA

Doubletree Hotel
1515 Rhode Island Avenue NW
Washington, D.C.  20005

August 12 , 2007 - SUNDAY

12:00- 4:00
Welcome to the GCEP Summer End Workshop

 


GCEP Registration and Welcome Table - Hotel Lobby

6:00-8:00

Initial Working Session - Stateroom

(Evening Buffet)

  

Evening Speaker
DOE Overview

Mr. Rickey Petty
Department of Energy
Office of Science
Biological and Environmental Research
Climate Change Research Division

August 13 , 2007 - MONDAY

 
7:00-8:00 Continental Breakfast
Stateroom
8:00- 8:15

Welcome

Rickey Petty
Department of Energy

Jeff Gaffney
University of Arkansas Little Rock

Milton Constantin
ORAU/ORISE Science Education Program

8:15-8:30
8:30-9:00
At the root of the response:  Carbon and nitrogen cycling
in a CO2-enriched deciduous forest.

Colleen Iversen
Marvin L. Wesely GREF Fellow 2007
University of Tennessee
9:00-9:30
Impacts of tropospheric ozone on photosynthesis and
stomatal conductance of trees: A meta-analysis.

Victoria Wittig
GREF Fellow
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
9:30-10:00

Biofuels:  A Single Particle Perspective.
Dabrina Dutcher
GREF Fellow
University of Minnesota

10:00-10:30          Break
10:30-11:00
11:00-11:30
11:30-12:00
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00
Partitioning net ecosystem exchange of carbon dioxide.
John Zobitz
GREF Fellow
University of Utah
2:00-2:30

Climate Change Effects on Nitrogen Cycling in an Annual Grassland.
Sarah Placella
GREF Fellow
University of California at Berkeley

2:30-3:00
Climate Change, Part II:  Soybeans Fight Back.
Kelly Gillespie
GREF Fellow
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-3:45
Land Surface Processes and Cumulus Convection.
Lara Pagano
SURE Fellow
North Carolina State University
3:45-4:00
4:00-4:15
4:15-4:30

The Effects of elevated CO2, elevated temperature and drought on soil microbial communities.
Sharon Gray
SURE Fellow
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

4:30-4:45
Mycorrhizal Colonization of Three Species of Switchgrass.
Marlene Tyner
SURE Fellow
University of Michigan
4:45-5:00

Effects of Elevated pCO2 on Populus Metabolites.
John Bevans
SURE Fellow
University of Tampa

August 14 , 2007 - TUESDAY  
7:00-8:00
Continental Breakfast
Stateroom
8:00-8:30
8:30-9:00
New methods for measuring N2 emissions from denitrification in soils.
Wendy H. Yang
GREF Fellow
University of California, Berkeley
9:00-9:30
Elevated CO2 and nitrogen fertilization effects on nitrate reductase activity.
Sue Natali
GREF Fellow
State University of New York at Stony Brook
9:30-10:00
10:00-10:30
Break
10:30-11:00

Photosynthesis in the oceans: Coping with oligotrophy in an extreme light environment.
Katherine Mackey
GREF Fellow
Stanford University

11:00-11:15
Building the Energy-Water Nexus: Studying Energy and Water Interactions on Local and Regional Scales.
Erin Burns
SURE Fellow
Notre Dame University
11:15-11:30
11:30-11:45
Isotopes and the Elements.
Kavita Hardy
SURE Fellow
Swarthmore College
11:45-12:00
12:00-12:15
12:15-1:30
Lunch
1:30-2:00
Optical and physical properties of biomass burning emissions.
Gavin McMeeking
GREF Fellow
Colorado State University
2:00-2:30
2:30-3:00
Hygroscopic HTDMA Measurements of Inorganic Nanoparticles.
Mackenzie Smith
GREF Fellow
Harvard University
3:00-3:30
Break
3:30-4:00

Effects of Soluble Surfactants on Density, Shape and Water Uptake of Common Hygroscopic Particles.
Luis Cuadra-Rodriguez
GREF Fellow
University of Colorado, Boulder

4:00-4:15
FLAME-2:  An Analysis of Aerosol Emissions from Biomass Burning.
Jennifer McInnis
SURE Fellow
Cornell University

4:15-4:30

Climate Modeling with GRASS GIS.
Aaron Goldner
SURE Fellow
Oregon State University
4:30-4:45
4:45-5:15
6:30-8:00
Final Working Session
Evening Buffett
Stateroom
 
Evening Speaker: Climate Policy Issues
Dr. Paul Higgins
Senior Policy Fellow - Climate Policy
American Meteorological Society
Past GCEP GREF Fellow
Other SURE Projects
CO2 and Lake Superior
Cindy Schafer
SURE Fellow
Michigan Tech University
 
 

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

Office of Biological and Environmental Research