U.S. GLOBEC Pan-Regional Synthesis Workshop
27 November - 1 December 2006
NCAR Center Green Facility, Boulder CO


Monday, 27 November
 
12:00 Lunch available (NCAR cafeteria)
13:00 Meeting rooms available (by arrangement) for pre-workshop meetings
15:00 Executive Committee meets to review program
16:00 Opening talk: Ken Denman (followed by discussion)
17:30 Reception
Tuesday, 28 November
 
08:30 Welcome / Introductions / Workshop purpose & outcomes (Haidvogel)
09:00 Regional (NEP, GB, SO) overviews (plenary talks; ~40 minutes each)
(Batchelder, Davis, Hofmann)
  • Overview of processes
  • Datasets collected and status
  • Modeling systems in place
  • Pan-regional topics
11:30 Ecosystems-Based Management (Livingston; plenary talk and discussion)
12:15 Lunch (NCAR cafeteria)
12:15 Southern Ocean GLOBEC: meet over lunch
13:30 Charges to the Working Groups
13:45 Working groups (#1): Break-out by trophic levels
  • Climate/Circulation
  • Circulation/Phytoplankton
  • Primary production/Zooplankton
  • Zooplankton/Top predators
16:00 Working group reports
17:00 End of day
17:00 Executive Commitee meets to discuss organization of Wednesday session
17:30 Social hour and poster viewing
Wednesday, 29 November
 
08:30 Approaches to PR synthesis (plenary; ~20 minutes each)
  • Data repositories and associated tools (Groman)
  • Skill assessment (Lynch)
  • Nested/coupled models (Powell)
Synthesis as seen in other programs (plenary; ~20 minutes each)
  • JGOFS (TBA)
  • IMBER (Bucklin)
  • Salmon Synthesis (Brodeur)
Bridge to future programs (plenary; 20 minutes each)
  • ORION (Daly)
  • NOAA IOOS (Malone)
  • International GLOBEC (Werner)
12:00 Lunch (NCAR cafeteria)
13:15 Charge to Working groups (#2)
13:30 Working groups (#2): Pan-regional cross-cut by process
  • Stratification/sea ice
  • Transport/retention
  • Mesoscale transport and mixing
  • Upwelling/downwelling
16:00 Working group reports (plenary)
17:00 End of day
1700 Executive Committee meets to discuss organization of Thursday session
17:30 Social hour and poster viewing
Thursday, 30 November
 
08:30 Charge to Working Groups #3
08:45 Working groups (#3): Conceptualize priorities/needs for future Pan-Regional Announcements of Opportunity (two or three WGs as needed)
11:00 Working group reports
12:00 Lunch (NCAR cafeteria)
12:15 Executive Committee meets over lunch to draw up action plan
13:30 Summarize plan for PR Synthesis; identify action items (plenary wrap-up and final discussion )
15:00 Adjorn