Agenda

Agenda

Workshop Presentations

Day 1 (Monday): September 24, 2012
Plenary Session Chair: Jay Famiglietti, University of California at Irvine
8:30–8:35 Workshop Logistics
8:35–8:55 Welcoming Remarks and Relevance to the DOE Climate and Environmental Science Division (CESD) and US Global Change
Research Program (USGCRP): Gary Geernaert, CESD Director
8:55–9:05 Remarks from DOE sponsoring program managers: Renu Joseph, DOE CESD
9:05–9:45 Workshop Overview - The broad challenges of predicting the integrated water cycle and charge to the workshop participants: Workshop Organizers (Ruby Leung, Bill Collins, Jay Famiglietti)
9:45–10:25 Keynote Talk - Use-inspired water cycle research: Kathy Jacobs, Office of Science and Technology Policy
10:25–10:45 Break
10:45–11:30 Presentations of White Papers: Topic leads for topics 3, 5, and 6 (15 minutes per topic)*
11:30–2:00 Topical Breakout Session 1 (Topics 3, 5, and 6 in parallel): Working Lunch with discussion of science challenges and current gaps and limitations (includes short presentations by workshop participants)
2:00–2:15 Break
2:00–4:00 Topical Breakout Session 2 (Topics 3, 5, and 6 in parallel): Discussion of research needs and priorities
4:00–5:30 Crosscutting Breakout Session 1 (Groups A, B, and C in parallel): Discussion of integrative challenges
Day 2 (Tuesday): September 25, 2012
Plenary Session Chair: Bill Collins, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
8:15–9:00 Keynote Talk – Multi-scale Water Cycle Characteristics: Graeme Stephens, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
9:00–9:45 Keynote Talk – Model Prediction and Evaluation: Eric Wood, Princeton University
9:45–10:00 Break
10:00–10:45 Report From Topical Breakout on Day 1 (15 minutes per topic)
10:45–11:30 Presentations of White Papers: Topic leads for topics 1, 2, and 4 (15
minutes per topic)*
11:30–2:00 Topical Breakout Session 3 (Topics 1, 2, and 4 in parallel): Working Lunch with discussion of science challenges and current gaps and limitations (includes short presentations by workshop participants)
2:00–2:15 Break
2:15–4:00 Topical Breakout Session 4 (Topics 1, 2, and 4 in parallel): Discussion of
research needs and priorities
4:00–5:30 Crosscutting Breakout Session 2 (Groups A, B, and C in parallel):
Discussion of integrative challenges
Day 3 (Wednesday): September 26, 2012 
Plenary Session Chair: Bob Vallario, Manager of DOE Integrated Assessment Research 
8:15–9:00 Keynote Talk – Modeling human-earth system interactions in the water
cycle: Taikan Oki, University of Tokyo
9:00–9:45 Report from Topical Breakout on Day 2 (15 minutes per topic)
9:45-10:30 Report From Crosscutting Breakout on Day 1 and Day 2 (15 minutes each for crosscutting group A, B, and C)
10:30–11:15 Panel Discussion 1: Science panel, Moderator: David Lesmes, DOE CESD
11:15–11:55 Panel Discussion 2: Agency panel, Moderator: Bob Vallario, DOE CESD
11:55–12:00 Closing Remarks: Gary Geernaert, DOE CESD Director
12:00 Workshop Adjourns
12:00–1:00 Lunch
1:00–3:00 Follow Up Discussion: Organizers and topic leads
 *Workshop Topics and Topic Leads: 
Topic 1: Multi-scale behaviors of the water cycle
Rob Wood, University of Washington
Xubin Zeng, University of Arizona 
Topic 2: Human-earth system interactions and impacts on the water cycle
Tony Janetos, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/JGCRI
Ken Strzepek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Topic 3: Challenges for land surface/hydrologic modeling
Dave Lawrence, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Reed Maxwell, Colorado School of Mines 
Topic 4: Model testing, analysis, and evaluation and data Needs
Martyn Clark, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Steve Klein, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 
Topic 5: Prediction, analysis, and uncertainty quantification of water cycle mean and extremes
Chris Forest, Pennsylvania State University
Patrick Reed, Pennsylvania State University 
Topic 6: Use-inspired water cycle research to meet the most pressing energy and environmental challenges
Dan Cayan, Scripps Institution of Oceanography/US Geological Survey
Phil Mote, Oregon State University
Vince Tidwell, Sandia National Laboratory