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2006 UNAVCO Science Workshop - Agenda
Monday, March 13 - 5:00pm to 9:30pm
5:00 - 9:00 Poster Setup and Registration (Poster Size: 4' x 4') Ball Room Foyer
Tuesday, March 14 - 7:00am to 9:30pm
7:00 - 8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast Ballroom B & Foyer
8:00 - 8:15 Welcome from the Organizing Committee and Will Prescott
Organizing Committee: Mark Tamisiea, Chair, Evelyn Roeloffs, Co-Chair, and Herb Dragert, Co-Chair
Ballroom A
8:15 - 10:15 SCIENCE SESSION I - Observing and Modeling Transient Tectonics
Chair:       Tony Lowry (University of Colorado)
Speakers: Jim Rice and Yajing Liu (Harvard)
                Tony Lowry (University of Colorado)
                Takeshi Sagiya (Nagoya University)
                Thora Arnadottir (University of Iceland)
Ballroom A
10:15 - 10:30 Break
LiDAR Data: Management, Processing, and Access
Organizers: Dana Piwiniski (IAGT) and Chris Crosby (ASU)

This session will cover issues and practical considerations in LiDAR data management, processing, access and integration into various software for practical use. Access to currently available processed LiDAR data from NASA will be provided to participants.

Transient Tectonics
Panel: Jim Rice and Yajing Liu (Harvard), Tony Lowry (University of Colorado), Takeshi Sagiya (Nagoya University) and Thora Arnadottir (University of Iceland)

Understanding transient deformation is a primary PBO goal. The panel will discuss the current state-of-flux in paradigms of fault slip, magmatism and other deformation.

Ballroom A
New Data Search and Access Tools at the UNAVCO Archive
Organizer: Fran Boler (UNAVCO)

This SIG is aimed at data users and will walk through some of the new data search and delivery tools available at the UNAVCO Archive for permanent station and campaign GPS data.

Writing a Successful Education Proposal
Organizer: Susan Eriksson (UNAVCO)

The National Science Foundation would like to improve the quantity and quality of educational proposals submitted to the EarthScope program. This session will provide guidelines for submitting a winning proposal in the upcoming Call for Proposals. An NSF program officer, representative from the EarthScope Education and Outreach Steering Committee, and experts in educational grant writing will provide suggestions for writing either a stand-alone proposal in education and outreach or an E&O component in your science proposal. Discussion will focus on E&O priorities for EarthScope.

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Ballroom B
1:00 - 3:00 SCIENCE SESSION II: Continental Deformation and Hazards
Chair:       Giovanni Sella (NGS)
Speakers: Eric Calais (Purdue University)
                Roy Dokka (Louisiana State University)
                Alessandro Forte (University of Quebec)
                Seth Stein (Northwestern University)

Ballroom A
3:00 - 4:00 Break
4:00 - 6:00 Poster Viewing Reception Ballroom Foyer
6:00 - 8:00 UNAVCO Dinner Ballroom B
8:00 - 9:30 UNAVCO Proposal Meeting
Chair: Eric Calais
Ballroom A
Wednesday, March 15 - 7:00 am to 9:30 pm
7:00 - 8:00 Continental Breakfast Ballroom B
8:00 - 10:00 SCIENCE SESSION III: Imaging with InSAR and LiDAR
Chair:       Gerald Bawden (USGS, Sacramento)
Speakers: Tim Wright (University of Oxford)
                Chuck Wicks (USGS)
                Michael Bevis (Ohio State University)
                Gerald Bawden (USGS, Sacramento)

Ballroom A
10:00 - 10:30 Break
Organizer: Dave Phillips (UNAVCO)

The GeoEarthScope SIG will include 1) the latest news on GeoEarthScope program structure and funding, 2) updates on the current projects, and 3) the outlook for future EarthScope projects that include the acquisition of aerial and satellite imagery (e.g. LiDAR and InSAR) and geochronology, including support available from UNAVCO.

Central City
Broadening Participation in our Science
Organizer: Susan Eriksson (UNAVCO)

From engaging children in science to recruiting new researchers here and abroad, how does our community communicate and educate people about our science? This panel will lead a discussion of ways that we currently engage new people and how we can produce a more diverse group of geodesists, work with our colleagues overseas, and help colleagues meet the Broader Impact goals of NSF.

Instrumentation Challenges for the International Polar Year
Organizer: Bjorn Johns (UNAVCO)

We will provide an update on sensor, power, and communication development efforts, the related IRIS/UNAVCO MRI Proposal, and a forum for discussion of future activities in support of IPY GPS and seismic initiatives.

Organizer: Mike Jackson (UNAVCO)

The EarthScope Plate Boundary Observatory, operated by UNAVCO and funded by the National Science Foundation, is halfway through the five year construction phase. The PBO SIG will provide an update to the UNAVCO science community on all aspects of PBO progress including GPS, borehole strainmeter, and long baseline strainmeter construction, the status of Nucleus upgrades, EarthScope funded campaign GPS projects, data products generation and dissemination, and Geo-EarthScope activities. UNAVCO field and data engineers will be on hand to answer any questions.

Ballroom A
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Ballroom B
Organizer: Geoff Blewitt (University of Nevada, Reno)

This meeting is for members of the Stable North America Reference Frame (SNARF) Working Group. There will be time for short presentations with regard to progress, and time for discussion on future Plans. If you are not a member, but are interested in attending, please contact Geoff Blewitt, email gblewitt@unr.edu.


Buses will load up outside of the Brown Palace Hotel at 1:00pm

Buses will return to the Brown Palace at approximately 5:00pm

6:00 - 8:00 UNAVCO DINNER
Speaker: Dennis Mileti (University of Colorado)
Communicating About Natural Hazards: The State of the Art
Ballroom A
Chair: Seth Stein (Northwestern University)
Central City
Thursday, March 16 - 7:00 am to Noon
7:00 - 8:00 Continental Breakfast Ballroom A
8:00 - 10:00 SCIENCE SESSION IV: GNSS Geodesy: Achieving and Utilizing mm Global Geodesy
Chair:       Tom Herring (MIT)
Speakers: Jim Davis (CfA)
                Ralf Schmid (Munich)
                Tom Heaton (Caltech)
                John Wahr (University of Colorado)

Ballroom B
10:00 - 10:30 Break
InSAR Data Availability and Access
Organizer: Andrea Donnellan (JPL)

The US InSAR community is working to establish a dedicated L-band US InSAR mission, as well as improve access to and science return from existing datasets. Various groups have or will obtain access to data from Radarsat, ERS-1/2, Envisat, ALOS, and TerraSar-X. Members of various agencies and consortia will provide an overview of their science interests, acquired InSAR data, and availability of the data.

Ballroom B
Strainmeter Data Handling and Processing
Organizer: Kathleen Hodgkinson (UNAVCO)

Short presentations and discussions on strainmeter data processing, data, products, assessment of instrument performance and measurements from PBO strainmeters in the Pacific Northwest.

Central City
Data and Data Product Issues
Organizers: Greg Anderson (UNAVCO) and Tom Herring (MIT)

In this special interest group (SIG) session on PBO Data Products the availability and nature of PBO Data Products will be discussed. Discussion will focus on the strainmeter and GPS products being generated, timeliness, quality and access to these products. Tools available for analysis of the products will also be discussed. We seek community feedback on products and their utility. For more information, including product descriptions and access, please see http://pboweb.unavco.org/?pageid=89 for strainmeters and http://pboweb.unavco.org/?pageid=88 for GPS products.

UNAVCO Facility Engineering and Equipment Support
Organizers: Steve Fisher, Freddy Blume, Jim Normandeau and Bjorn Johns (UNAVCO)

We will provide an update of equipment, staff and technical resources available to researchers in utilizing high-precision GPS technology, with emphasis on familiarizing new investigators on the access of UNAVCO resources.

12:00 - 2:00 Conclusion - Poster Take Down

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