GLOBAL CHANGE EDUCATION PROGRAM

ORIENTATION

June 7 — June 11, 2009

AGENDA
Hilton Garden Inn
Kennewick, WA

June 7, 2009 - SUNDAY

Welcome to the GCEP Orientation

1:00-6:00

 

 

GCEP Registration and Welcome Table - Hotel Lobby

Dr. Jeff Gaffney, Mentoring Coordinator GCEP, UALR
Dr. Nancy Marley, Asst. Mentoring Coordinator GCEP, UALR
Dr. Milton Constantin, GCEP Program Manager, Oak Ridge Associated Universities



6:00-8:30

Initial Working Session
(Evening Buffet)

 Introductions and Goals and Objectives for Summer 2009.

Dr. Jeff Gaffney
Mentoring Coordinator GCEP
University of Arkansas Little Rock

 

June 8, 2009 - MONDAY

DOE Climate Change Research in Atmospheric Science Atmospheric Radiation Measurements (ARM) /Atmospheric Science Program (ASP)

 

 
7:30-8:30 Continental Breakfast
Columbia Club
8:30- 8:45

Welcome to GCEP SURE and GREF Orientation

Dr. Milton Constantin
GCEP Program Manager
Oak Ridge Associated Universities

8:45-9:00

Overview of Orientation

Dr. Jeff Gaffney
Mentoring Coordinator GCEP
University of Arkansas Little Rock

9:00-10:00

Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program (ARM)

Dr. Larry Berg
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30

Atmospheric Science Program (ASP)

Dr. Nancy Marley
Dr. Jeff Gaffney
University of Arkansas Little Rock

11:30-12:00 Discussion
12:00-1:30                         Lunch
On Your Own
1:30-2:30
2:30-3:30                      

Detecting Boundary Layer Turbulence Structure Using Raman LIDAR.

Erin Wagner
University of Wisconsin, Madison

3:30-4:00 Break

4:00-5:00


Emily Fischer, Marvin L. Wesely GREF Award 2009 Presentation

Dr. Jeff Gaffney
Dr. Milton Constantin

Science on a Ski Hill: Aerosol Optical Properties in the Free Troposphere Over the Pacific Northwest

Emily Fischer
University of Washington

June 9, 2009 - TUESDAY

Aerosol Measurements and Climate Modeling

 
7:30-9:00
Columbia Club
9:00-10:00

Applications of Complementary Analytical Techniques to Study Atmospheric Particles.

Dr. Alex Laskin
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

10:00-10:30 Discussion (EMSL and other DOE Facilities)
10:30-11:00
Break
11:00-12:00

New Mass Spectrometry Tool for Atmospheric Sciences.
Dr. Julia Laskin
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

12:00-1:30
Lunch
On Your Own
1:30-2:30

The Art and Science of Climate Modeling.

Dr. Steven Ghan
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

2:30-3:30

Simulations of Arctic - Cloud Interactions.

Erika Roesler
University of Michigan

3:30-4:00
Break
4:00-5:00

Climate Change and Energy.

Dr. Jeff Gaffney
University of Arkansas Little Rock

5:30-7:15

Tour of the Atmospheric Science Facilities at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Dr. Will Shaw
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

June 10, 2009 - WEDNESDAY

Ecology Research and Graduate Education

 
7:30-9:00
Continental Breakfast
Columbia Club
9:00-10:00

Ecology Research in DOE: An Overview.

Dr. Jeff Gaffney
University of Arkansas Little Rock

10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30

Renewables and Sustainability: Food for Thought - or Energy?

Dr. Nancy Marley
Dr. Jeff Gaffney
University of Arkansas Little Rock

11:30-12:00 Discussion
12:00-1:30 Lunch
On Your Own
1:30-3:00

Looking Into Graduate Schools - How To Be Successful in the Application Process.

Dr. Jeff Gaffney
Dr. Nancy Marley
University of Arkansas Little Rock

3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-4:30

The Do's and Don'ts of Writing Posters, Papers, and Proposals.

Dr. Jeff Gaffney
Dr. Nancy Marley
University of Arkansas Little Rock

6:30-8:00
Final Working Session
(Evening Buffet)
Columbia Club
 

Slowing Climate Change: Options?

Dr. Jeff Gaffney
University of Arkansas Little Rock

June 11, 2009 - THURSDAY

 

Travel to Mentor Locations

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER

and

SUCCESSFUL EXPERIENCE IN GCEP

 
 

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

Office of Biological and Environmental Research