GLOBAL CHANGE EDUCATION PROGRAM

End-Of-Summer Workshop

August 17-19, 2008

AGENDA

Palomar Hotel
2121 P Street
Washington, D.C.

August 17 , 2008 - SUNDAY

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

 


GCEP Registration and Welcome - Hotel Lobby

6:00-9:00

Initial Working Session - Corcoran Room

(Evening Buffet)

  

Evening Speakers

Rick Petty
Department of Energy

Jeff Gaffney
University of Arkansas Little Rock

August 18, 2008 - MONDAY

 
7:00-8:00 Continental Breakfast
Corcoran Room
8:00- 8:30

Welcome

Rickey Petty
Department of Energy

Jeff Gaffney
University of Arkansas Little Rock

Milton Constantin
ORAU/ORISE Science Education Program

8:30-9:00
Crystallization of Externally Mixed Ammoniated Sulfate Nanoparticles: Dependence on Initial Particle Size and Solution Composition.
MacKenzie Smith
GREF Fellow
Harvard University
9:00-9:30
Regional Aerosol Radiative and Hydrological Effects in
the Mid-Atlantic Corridor.
Torreon Creekmore
GREF Fellow
Howard University
9:30-10:00
10:00-10:30          Break
10:30-11:00
Isotopic Evidence for Holocene Variations in the Southern Hemisphere Westerlies: Tropical Linkages and Impact on the Global Carbon Cycle.
Christopher Moy
GREF Fellow
Stanford University
11:00-11:30
11:30-11:45
Climate Change and Storm Track Movement.
Lara Pagano
SURE Fellow
North Carolina State University
11:45-12:00
Analysis of Nephelometer Measurements of Total Aerosol Scattering Acquired During CHAPS.
Adele Lictenberger
SURE Fellow
North Carolina State University
12:00-1:30 Lunch (on your own)
1:30-2:00
2:00-2:30
2:30-3:00
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-4:00
Exploring the Impacts of Warming on Arctic Soils: Plants, Microbes and a Changing Below Ground World.
Seeta Sistla
GREF Fellow
University of California, Santa Barbara
4:00-4:15
The Diversity of Plant Communities Mediates Mycorrhizal Fungal Diversity.
Marlene Tyner
SURE Fellow
University of Michigan
4:15-4:30
Solar Forcing effects of Shallow Cumuli at the ACRF SGP site.
David Mills
SURE Fellow
University of South Carolina, Columbia
4:30-5:00

Improving Estimates of High Global Warming Potential Gas Emissions for California.
Michael DeFlorio
SURE Fellow
Cornell University
and
Angela Wong
SURE Fellow
Hunter College

August 19 , 2008 - TUESDAY  
7:00-8:00
Continental Breakfast
Corcoran Room
8:00-8:30
Inferring CCN Properties of Arctic Haze Layers During the 2008 ARCPAC Field Campaign.
Richard Moore
GREF Fellow
Georgia Institute of Technology
8:30-9:00
9:00-9:30
A New Experiment to Study Organic Aqueous Aerosols.
Luis Cuadra-Rodriguez
GREF Fellow
University of Colorado Boulder
9:30-10:00
Atmospheric Oxidation of 1,2-Dibromoethane.
Carrie Jensen
GREF Fellow
Purdue University
10:00-10:30
Break
10:30-11:00

Using Measurements of the Isotopic Composition of Water Vapor to Model Regional Moisture Exchange.
Derek Brown
GREF Fellow
University of Colorado, Boulder

11:00-11:30
The Effect of Elevated CO2 on Soybean Growth and Development.
Joseph Castro
GREF Fellow
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11:30-12:00
12:00-1:30
Lunch (on your own)
1:30-1:45
Understanding Species Range Shifts in Response to Climage Change: a Genetic Approach.
Christopher Lambert
SURE Fellow
University of Portland
1:45-2:00
Optical Characterizations of Atmospheric Aerosols on Air Filters Using Reflectance-based Spectroscopy.
Michael Tackett
SURE Fellow
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
2:00-2:15
Determination of Radon Adsorption to Atmospheric Aerosols by Disequilibria of its Progeny.
Jonathan Eller
SURE Fellow
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
2:15-2:30
2:30-2:45
2:45-3:00
3:00-3:30
Break
3:30-3:45
3:45-4:00
The Dependence of Butterfly Flight Ability on Temperature.
Megan Stachura
SURE Fellow
University of Miami

4:00-4:15

4:15-4:30
Effects of Grazingland Fire on Root Biomass and Decomposition Rates.
Rebecca Callahan
SURE Fellow
Hendrix College
6:00-9:00
Final Working Session
Evening Buffett
Freer Room
 
Evening Speaker: Environmental Health and Sustainability at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
Heidi Bialk
EH&S Leadership Associate
Sikorsky Aircraft
Stratford, Connecticut
Other SURE Projects
Creation of a Mathematical Visceral Leishmaniasis Model.
Katrina Hill
SURE Fellow
Cabrini College
 
 
 

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

Office of Biological and Environmental Research