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Presenting Authors & Session Chairs

Oral Sessions

There are four 2-hour blocks of oral sessions each day.

Morning: 0800h - 1000h
1020h - 1220h
Afternoon: 1340h - 1540h
1600h - 1800h

Oral Session locations:
Moscone West - Level 2 and 3
Moscone South - Esplanade Ballroom and South Exhibit Hall

Poster Sessions

Poster Sessions are active for one half day, although authors must put up displays between 0730h and 0800h in the morning and remove them between 1800h and 1830h.

Morning: 0800h - 1220h
Afternoon: 1340h - 1800h

Poster Sessions Locations:
Level 1 in Moscone South, Hall B. The last four digits of each poster presentation indicate the board number.

Presenting Authors and Session Chairs please review the information and guidelines page containing details regarding your oral or poster session.

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Abstract Submissions

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Union Lectures

Monday, 10 December

U15A Union Agency Lecture
MS, Room 102, 1815h
Reflections on the Science and Policy of Energy and Climate Change
Presented by John H. Marburger, III, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President

Wednesday, 12 December

U35A Frontiers of Geophysics Lecture ***LIVE WEBCAST***
Marriott, Salon 7, 1815h - 1915h
Abrupt Climate Change and Our Future
Presented by Lonnie Thompson, Ohio State University

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Section and Focus Group Lectures

Bowie* and Named Lectures

The Bowie Lecture Series was inaugurated in 1989 to commemorate the 50th presentation of the William Bowie Medal, which is AGU's highest honor and is named for AGU's first president. Bowie Lectures are distinguished below with an asterisk.

Tuesday, 11 December

V21F Bowen Lecture
MS, Room 102, 0855h
Physical and Chemical Properties of Melts Under Deep Earth Conditions and Their Importance in Geodynamics
Presented by Eiji Ohtani, Tohoku University
The Origin of the Moon and the Early History of the Earth Revisited
Presented by Hugh S. O'Neill, Australian National University

S22A Gutenberg Lecture*
MS, Room 102, 1020h
Persistent Behaviors of the Sunda Megathrust in Sumatra: Opportunities to Forecast Destructive Earthquakes
Presented by Kerry Sieh, California Institute of Technology

H22A Langbein Lecture* ***LIVE WEBCAST***
MS, Room 102, 1130h
Benchmarks in Hydrogeology in the 20th Century-Unexpected Payoffs
Presented by Mary P. Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

NG23A Lorenz Lecture
MS, Room 102, 1450h
Role of Fractals in Solid Earth Geophysics
Presented by Vijay Prasad Dimri, National Geophysical Research Institute

PP24A Emiliani Lecture
MW, Room 2007, 1600h
Changes in Attitude on Equatorial Latitudes: Tropical Climate Evolution During the Ice Ages
Presented by David W. Lea, University of California

C24A Nye Lecture
MS, Room 102, 1600h
Arctic Climate Change: Where Reality Exceeds Expectations
Presented by Mark C. Serreze, CIRES/NSIDC

SA24B Nicolet Lecture*
MS, Room 308, 1650h
Geospace Imaging: The Big Picture
Presented by Robert R. Meier, George Mason University

T24A Birch Lecture*
MS, Room 102, 1710h
Mountain Ranges and the Deformation of Continents
Presented by Jean-Philippe Avouac, California Institute of Technology

G24B Bowie Lecture*
MW, Room 2007, 1710h
High-Rate GPS: Earthquakes, Ice Sheets, and Volcanoes
Presented by Kristine M. Larson, University of Colorado

Wednesday, 12 December

A33I Bjerknes Lecture*
MS, Room 102, 1230h
A Review of Stratospheric Ozone Depletion, and Some Linkages and Parallels to Climate Change
Presented by Susan Solomon, NOAA

P33D Shoemaker Lecture*
MS, Room 102, 1340h
The Geology of Mars as Seen by MRO's HiRISE
Presented by Alfred S. McEwen, University of Arizona

P33E Whipple Lecture ***LIVE WEBCAST***
MS, Room 102, 1440h
The Importance of a Program of Mars Exploration
Presented by Raymond E. Arvidson, Washington University

GP34B Bullard Lecture*
MS, Room 102, 1700h
On the Trail of Bullard's Dynamo
Presented by Peter Olson, Johns Hopkins University

Thursday, 13 December

P45A Sagan Lecture
MS, Room 102, 1830h
Exploring Titan, An Earth-like Organic Paradise
Presented by Ralph D. Lorenz, Johns Hopkins University

* - part of the Bowie lecture series

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Town Hall Meetings

Monday, 10 December
Moscone West

Marcus Langseth Science Oversight Committee
Moscone West, Room 3002, 1930h

Moving Toward an Arctic Synthesis Collaboratory
Moscone West, Room 3004, 1930h

NASA Science Mission Directorate
Moscone West, Room 3005, 1930h

NOAA's Future Operational Earth Observation Satellites
Moscone West, Room 3006, 1930h

Open Forum Meeting for the International Polar Year 2007-2008
Moscone West, Room 3003, 1930h

Tuesday, 11 December
Moscone South

Solar Planetary and Aeronomy Town Hall Meeting
Moscone South, Room 308, 1815h

Thursday, 13 December
Moscone West

EarthScope: Planning, Products, and the Public
Moscone West, Room 3003, 1900h

A Survey of the Scientific Use of the Radio Spectrum
Moscone West, Room 3004, 1930h

Antarctic Climate Evolution
Moscone West, Room 3009, 1930h

Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment of the Arctic Council: A Call to the Arctic Research Community
Moscone West, Room 3006, 1930h

Comet Surface Sample Return Outreach
Moscone West, Room 3010, 1930h

Geomorphology and Land-Use Dynamics at NSF
Moscone West, Room 3002, 1930h

GEO Vision: Updating GEO 2000, a Long-Range Plan for the NSF Geosciences
Moscone West, Room 3001, 1930h

Group on Earth Observations (GEO): Outcomes from the 2007 GEO Ministerial Summit and USGEO Initiatives
Moscone West, Room 3005, 1930h

Ocean Observatories Initiative: Advanced Planning and Opportunities
Moscone West, Room 3007, 1930h

Progress on Development of a National Geoinformatics System
Moscone West, Room 3003, 1930h

For additional information contact fm-help@agu.org.

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Program Committee

Chair and Union (U)
Jeffrey Plescia
Applied Physics Laboratory
Johns Hopkins University
MS MP3-E169
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel MD 20723-6099 USA
Telephone: +1 240 228 1468
Fax: +1 240 228 6670
E-mail: jeffrey.plescia@jhuapl.edu
Atmospheric Sciences (A)
Mary Barth
NCAR Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Division
P.O. Box 3000
Boulder CO 80307 USA
Telephone: +1 303 497 8186
Fax: +1 303 497 8171 or 1400
E-mail: barthm@ucar.edu
Coleen Roehl
California Institute of Technology
Geophysical and Planetary Sciences Division
1200 E. California Blvd., MC 150-21
Pasadena CA 91125 USA
Telephone: +1 626 395 2472
Fax: +1 626 585 1917
E-mail: coleen@gps.caltech.edu
William A. Sprigg
University of Arizona
P.O. Box 65325
Tucson AZ 85728 USA
Telephone: +1 520 626 8941
E-mail: wsprigg@u.arizona.edu
Atmospheric and Space Electricity (AE)
Victor P. Pasko
Department of Electrical Engineering
Communications and Space Sciences Laboratory
Pennsylvania State University
211B Electrical Engineering East
University Park PA 16802-2706 USA
Telephone: +1 814 865 3467
Fax: +1 814 865 7065
E-mail: vpasko@psu.edu
Biogeosciences (B)
Kevin Tu
Department of Integrative Biology
University of California Berkeley
Valley Life Sciences Building
Berkeley CA 94720 USA
E-mail: kevintu@berkeley.edu
Lara Kueppers
School of Natural Sciences
University of California Merced
P.O. Box 2039
Merced CA 95344 USA
Telephone: +1 209 228 4054
Fax: +1 209 228 4053
E-mail: lkueppers@ucmerced.edu
Alistair M. Smith
College Natural Resources
Department of Forest Resources
University of Idaho
Moscow ID 83844 USA
Telephone: +1 208 885 1009
Fax: +1 208 885 6226
E-mail: Alistair@uidaho.edu
Cryosphere (C)
Danny Marks
Northwest Watershed Research Center
USDA Agricultural Research Center
Boise ID 83712-7716 USA
Telephone: +1 208 422 0721
Fax: +1 208 344 1502
Cell: +1 208 863 3378
E-mail: danny@nwrc.ars.usda.gov
Earth and Space Science Informatics (IN)
Glen Prescott
University of Kansas
2001 Eaton Hall
1530 West 15th Street
Lawrence KS 66045 USA
Telephone: +1 785 864 8804
E-mail: prescott@ku.edu
Education and Human Resources (ED)
Susan Buhr
University of Colorado
Campus Box 216
Boulder, CO 80309
Telephone: +1 303 492 5657
E-mail: susan.buhr@colorado.edu
Geodesy (G)
Pascal Willis
Institute Geographique National
Inst. Phys., Globe Paris
Etudes Spat. Et Planetologie
4, Place Jussieu, Case 89
Paris 75252 Cedex 5
Telephone: +33 (0)1 44 27 24 84
Fax: +33 (0)1 44 27 73 40
E-mail: pascal.willis@ign.fr
Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism (GP)
Kenneth Kodama
Lehigh University
Department of Earth Sciences
31 Williams Drive
Bethlehem PA 18015-3188 USA
Telephone: +1 610 758 3663
Fax: +1 610 758 3677
E-mail: kpk0@lehigh.edu
Global Environmental Change (GEC)
Steven Lloyd
Space Department
Applied Physics Laboratory
Johns Hopkins University
Laurel MD 20723-6099 USA
Telephone: +1 240 228 8164
Fax: +1 240 228 1641
E-mail: Steve.Lloyd@jhuapl.edu
Hydrology (H)
Tim Ginn
Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of California, Davis
1 Shields Avenue, 2001 Engineering III
Davis CA 95616 USA
Telephone: +1 530 752 1707
E-mail: trginn@ucdavis.edu
Venkataraman Lakshmi
Department of Geological Sciences
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208 USA
Telephone: +1 803 777 3552
Fax: +1 803 777 6610
E-mail: vlakshmi@geol.sc.edu
Mineral and Rock Physics (MRP)
Heather Watson
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Earth and Environment
7000 East Avenue L-206
Livermore CA 94550 USA
Telephone: +1 925 423 0578
Fax: +1 925 422 3118
E-mail: watson40@llnl.gov
Near Surface Geophysics (NS)
Sarah Kruse
Department of Geology, SCA-528
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa FL 33620 USA
Telephone: +1 813 974 7341
Fax: +1 813 974 2654
E-mail: skruse@cas.usf.edu
Chester J. Weiss
Department of Geosciences
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
4044 Derring Hall - 0420
Blacksburg, VA 24061 USA
Telephone: +1 540 231 6521
Fax: +1 505 844 7354
E-mail: cjweiss@vt.edu
Nonlinear Geophysics (NG)
V. Krishnamurthy
Center for Ocean, Land and Atmospheric Studies
George Mason University
4041 Powder Mill Rd Ste 302
Beltsville MD 20705-3106 USA
Telephone: +1 301 902 1260
E-mail: krishna@cola.iges.org
Ocean Sciences (OS)
Theresa Paluszkiewicz
Office of Naval Research
Code 322 (PO)
875 N Randolph Street, Suite 1425
Arlington VA 22203-1995 USA
E-mail: Terri.Paluszkiewicz@navy.mil
Kathleen Ruttenberg
School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Department of Oceanography
University of Hawaii at Manoa
1000 Pope Road
Honolulu HI 96822 USA
Telephone: +1 808 956 7633
Fax: +1 808 956 9225
E-mail: kcr@soest.hawaii.edu
Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology (PP)
Peter K. Swart
University of Miami
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami FL 33149 USA
Telephone: +1 305 421 4103
E-mail: pswart@rsmas.miami.edu
Planetary Sciences (P)
James R. Zimbelman
Center for Earth and Planetary Studies
Smithsonian Institution, PO Box 37012
National Air and Space Museum, MRC 315
Washington DC 20013-7012 USA
Telephone: +1 202 633 2471
E-mail: zimbelmanj@si.edu
Jurgen Oberst
Institute of Planetary Research
German Aerospace Center
Rutherfordstr 2
Berlin D-12489
Telephone: +11 49 30 67055 336
Fax: +11 49 30 67055 402
E-mail: juergen.oberst@dlr.de
Public Affairs (PA)
Margaret R. Goud Collins
National Academy of Sciences
U.S. Committee for IIASA
500 Fifth St NW, W1010
Washington DC 20001 USA
Telephone/Fax: +1 508 548 2502
E-mail: mcollins@nas.edu
Seismology (S)
Susan Bilek
Department of Earth and Environmental Science
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
801 Leroy Place
Socorro NM 87801 USA
Telephone: +1 505 835 6510
E-mail: sbilek@ees.nmt.edu
Linda Warren
Department of Geosciences
University of Arizona
1040 E. 4th St.
Tucson AZ 85721
Telephone: +1 520 621 7378
Fax: +1 520 621 2672
E-mail: lmwarren@email.arizona.edu
Space Physics and Aeronomy (SPA)
Craig Kletzing
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Iowa
Room 203, Van Allen Hall
Iowa City IA 52242 USA
Telephone: +1 319 335 1904
Fax: +1 319 335 1753
E-mail: craig-kletzing@uiowa.edu
Art Richmond
NCAR High Altitude Observatory
PO Box 3000
Boulder CO 80307-3000 USA
Telephone: +1 303 497 1570
Fax: +1 303 497 1589
E-mail: richmond@ucar.edu
Joseph Mazur
The Aerospace Corporation
15049 Conference Center Drive
Chantilly VA 20151 USA
Telephone: +1 703 324 8915
Fax: +1 703 324 0135
E-mail: joseph.mazur@aero.org
Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior (DI)
Ed Garnero
Arizona State University
School of Earth and Space Exploration
Tempe AZ 85287-1404 USA
Telephone: +1 480 965 7653
Fax: +1 480 965 8102
E-mail: garnero@asu.edu
Garrett Ito
University of Hawaii
School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Geology and Geophysics, POST 810
1680 East-West Road
Honolulu HI 96822 USA
Telephone: +1 808 956 9717
Fax: +1 808 956 5154
E-mail: gito@hawaii.edu
Tectonophysics (T)
Clint Conrad
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore MD 21218 USA
Telephone: +1 410 516 3922
E-mail: conrad@jhu.edu
Marin Kristen Clark
University of Michigan
Geological Sciences
1100 North University Avenue
2534 CC Little Building
Ann Arbor MI 48109 USA
Telephone: +1 734 615 0484
Fax: +1 734 763 4690
E-mail: marinkc@umich.edu
Eric A. Hetland
California Institute of Technology
Seismological Laboratory
Pasadena, CA 91125
Telephone: +1 626 395 6950
E-mail: eah@gps.caltech.edu
Volcanology, Geochemistry and Petrology (V)
Terry Plank
Department of Earth Sciences
Boston University
685 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA 02215 USA
Telephone: +1 617 353 4213
Fax: +1 617 353 3290
E-mail: tplank@bu.edu
Craig Manning
Department of Earth and Space Sciences
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles CA 90095-1567 USA
Telephone: +1 310 206 3290
Fax: +1 310 825 2779
E-mail: manning@ess.ucla.edu
Katherine A. Kelley
Graduate School of Oceanography
University of Rhode Island
Narragansett Bay Campus
Narragansett RI 02882 USA
Telephone: +1 401 874 6838
E-mail: kelley@gso.uri.edu
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