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Agenda (Revised 05-25-2014)


Tuesday, May 20, 2014 AGENDA

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• 07:00 Registration Opens in GC-402 - lunch orders and posters collected at registration table

• 07:30 - 08:30 Morning Snacks - Coffee, tea, fruit, bagels and donuts served

Session 1 • Welcome, Keynote Address & Highlights — Chaired by James Butler Slides
08:30 - 08:45 Welcome and Conference Overview
  James H. Butler (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO)
08:45 - 09:15 Atmospheric Signatures of Changing Global Biogeochemistry
  Ralph Keeling (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA)
09:15 - 09:30 The Earth Is Round:  Some Elements of a Sustainable Society
  Pieter Tans (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO)
09:30 - 09:45 Continued Permafrost Warming on the Arctic Slope of Alaska, 2014 Update
  Gary Clow (United States Geological Survey (USGS), Boulder, CO)
09:45 - 10:00 International Arctic Systems for Observing the Atmosphere (IASOA) – A Portal for Discovery, a Platform for Pan-Arctic Collaboration
  Sandra Starkweather (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO)

• 10:00 - 10:30 Morning Break

Session 2 • Carbon Cycle & Greenhouse Gases - Measurements — Chaired by Arlyn Andrews Slides
10:30 - 10:45 Detection and Quantification of Urban Greenhouse Gas Emissions:  Ground-based Results of the INdianapolis FLUX (INFLUX) Experiment
  Natasha Miles (The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA)
10:45 - 11:00 Partitioning of Urban Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions by Source Sector:  Results from the INdianapolis FLUX (INFLUX) Experiment
  Jocelyn Turnbull (GNS Science, New Zealand, and Cooperative Institute for Reseach in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO)
11:00 - 11:15 Amazon Basin-wide Fluxes of CO2 and CH4 from Aircraft Vertical Profiles
  John B. Miller (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO)
11:15 - 11:30 Seasonality and Trends of Atmospheric Transport Events to Summit, Greenland Derived from Long-term Non-methane Hydrocarbon Observations
  Chelsea Thompson (Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO)
11:30 - 11:45 Historic European Non-CO2 Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Records:  Harmonization and Uncertainty Assessment
  Samuel Hammer (University of Heidelberg, Institut für Umweltphysik, Heidelberg, Germany)
11:45 - 12:00 A Half-century Record of State-by-State Changes in Fossil Fuel Carbon Emissions and Corresponding Isotope Ratios in the United States
  T.J. Blasing (Independent Scholar, Knoxville, TN)
  • 12:00 - 13:00Catered Lunch - Outreach Classroom GB-124 (pre-payment of $12.00 at registration)
Session 3 • Carbon Cycle & Greenhouse Gases - Satellites & Modeling — Chaired by Ed Dlugokencky Slides
13:00 - 13:15 The Ability of Satellite-based CO2 Measurements to Constrain Carbon Cycle Science:  From Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Observing SATellite (GOSAT) to Orbiting Carbon Obervatory (OCO-2)
  Christopher O'Dell (Colorado State University, Department of Atmospheric Science, Fort Collins, CO)
13:15 - 13:30 Launch and Early Operations of the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2
  David Crisp (California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA)
13:30 - 13:45 Validation of Total Carbon Column Observing Network (TCCON) Observations of CO2/CH4/CO at Sodankylä Using AirCore
  Huilin Chen (Centre for Isotope Research, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands)
13:45 - 14:00 Constraining Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions with Joint Assimilation of Atmospheric CO2 and 14CO2 Measurements
  Sourish Basu (NRC Post-Doc & NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO)
14:00 - 14:15 CarbonTracker-Lagrange:  A New Tool for Regional- to Continental-scale Flux Estimation
  Arlyn E. Andrews (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO)
14:15 - 14:30 Estimation of the Permafrost Carbon Feedback Using The SiBCASA Terrestrial Carbon Cycle Model
  Elchin Jafarov (National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), Boulder, CO)
14:30 - 14:45 Evaluating Models of Wetland CH4 Emissions:  How Believable Are Simulations of Future Emissions?
  Lori Bruhwiler (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO)

• 14:45 - 15:15 Afternoon Break

Session 4 • Aerosols — Chaired by Elisabeth Andrews Slides
15:15 - 15:30 Comparison of Aerosol Absorption Optical Depth from Remote-sensing and In Situ Measurements
  John A. Ogren (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO)
15:30 - 15:45 Constraining Global Models of Black Carbon (BC) Aerosol with Pole-to-Pole Observations
  Joshua Schwarz (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO)
15:45 - 16:00 Can We Characterize Aerosol Type Using Aerosol Optical Properties?
  Lauren Schmeisser (Universiteit van Amsterdam & NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO)
16:00 - 16:15 A Small, Sensitive, Light-weight, and Disposable Aerosol Spectrometer for Balloon and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Applications
  Hagen Telg (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO)
16:15 - 16:30 Biomass Burning at Cape Grim:  Using Modeling to Explore a Possible Urban Influence on Plume Photochemistry and Composition
  Sarah J. Lawson (Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Marine and Atmospheric Research, Aspendale, Australia)
16:30 - 16:45 Aerosols at Mauna Loa Observatory (MLO) – Spring 2001, Versus Spring and Fall, 2011
  Thomas A. Cahill (University of California at Davis, Davis, CA)
  • 17:00 - 20:00Poster Session (DSRC Cafeteria) with appetizers and refreshments