DOE Terrestrial Ecosystem and Carbon Cycle Science Team Meeting
October 29-31, 2001 - Argonne National Laboratory

Session Abstracts

Monday, October 29, 2001

1.00 PM   Introductions - Roger Dahlman, Jeff Amthor, Ruth Reck

1:45 PM   Comments about Replication and Statistical Uncertainty - Steve Long

2:00 PM   Crop Responses to Elevated CO2 - Bruce Kimball

2:20 PM   The FACE Network - Bob Nowak/Stan Smith

3:10 PM   Break

3:35 PM   Ecosystem and Physiological Adjustments to Elevated CO2 - Evan DeLucia

4:25 PM   Questions/Discussion/Announcements - Jeff Amthor

5:00 PM   Adjourn for day - dinner on your own

Tuesday, October 30, 2001

7:00 AM   Breakfast

8:00 AM   Enhancing Carbon Sequestration in Terrestrial Ecosystems - Gary Jacobs

8:50 AM   Testing Ecosystem Models with Independent Field Data - Paul Hanson

9:40 AM   Break

10:00 AM  Elevated CO2 and Plant Respiration - Steve Long

10:30 AM  Comparing Methods of Estimating NPP and NEP - Mike Ryan

11:30 AM  Questions/Discussion - Ruth Reck

11:45 AM  Lunch - group buffet

1:00 PM   Belowground Responses to Environmental Change: A Sysnthesis - Don Zak

1:50 PM   Factors that Moderate the Response to Elevated CO2 and Natural Ecosystem Carbon Balance: Ozone and Nitrogen - Dave Karnosky

2:40 PM   Break

3:00 PM   Carbon Cycle Modeling - Mac Post

3:50 PM   The ß-factor, Top-down and Bottom-up - Dave Keeling

4:30 PM   Discussion - Roger Dahlman

5:00 PM   Poster Session (posters will be set up Monday through Tuesday at 5PM)

Wednesday, October 31, 2001

7:00 AM   Breakfast

8:00 AM   Stable Isotopes in Carbon and Ecosystem Research - Jim Ehleringer

8:30 AM   Interannual Variation in Net Ecosystem Production (NEP) - Dave Hollinger/Ken Davis

9:20 AM   Discussion - Ruth Reck

9:45 AM   Break

10:10 AM  Spatial Representativeness of Flux Measurements/Models and Upscaling Carbon Fluxes to the Region - HaPe Schmid

10:50 AM  Systematic Biases of Eddy Covariance Measurements of Carbon and/or Water Exchange - Kell Wilson/Ken Davis

Noon      Adjourn Meeting - lunch on your own