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Union Sessions

The Union sessions are for the benefit of meeting participants who have broad interests outside of their own disciplines.

Monday, 17 May

U11A Remote Observation of Earth and Planetary Environments: The Challenge of Spatial Complexity
8:30 a.m., Room 517A

U12A Remote Observation of the Cloudy Atmosphere: The Challenge of Spatial Complexity
10:30 a.m., Room 517A

U13A Remote Observation of the Earth Environment: Spatial Complexity Problems in Terrain and/or Vegetation
1:30 p.m., Room 517A

U14A Remote Observation of the Earth's Atmospheric Environment: The Challenge of Spatial Complexity
3:30 p.m., Room 517A

Tuesday, 18 May

U21A Remote Observations of the Earth's Surface and Atmosphere: The Challenges of Spatial Complexity Posters
8:30 a.m., Room 220 C-E

U21B Extreme Environments of the Precambrian Earth I
8:30 a.m., Room 517A

U22A Extreme Environments of the Precambrian Earth I I
10:30 a.m., Room 517A

U23A The International Polar Year 2007-2008 I
1:30 p.m., Room 517A

U24A The International Polar Year 2007-2008 II
3:30 p.m., Room 517A

Wednesday, 19 May

U31A Time Variable Gravity: Observation, Modeling, and Interpretation I
8:30 a.m., Room 517A

U32A Time Variable Gravity: Observation, Modeling, and Interpretation II
10:30 a.m., Room 517A

U33A Time Variable Gravity: Observation, Modeling, and Interpretation III
1:30 p.m., Room 517A

Thursday, 20 May

U43A New Views of Mars and Its Environment I
1:30 p.m., Room 517A

U44A New Views of Mars and Its Environment II
3:30 p.m., Room 517A

Friday, 21 May

U51A Frontiers and Challenges in Deep Earth Dynamics I
8:30 a.m., Room 517A

U52A Frontiers and Challenges in Deep Earth Dynamics II
10:30 a.m., Room 517A

Union Frontier Lectures

Frontier Lectures are longer talks of interest to a broad segment of the Union membership. These are for those wishing to learn more about exciting, emerging topics - not necessarily their own.

Monday, 17 May

U15A Cold Regions Hydrology: Its State and Future, presented by J. Pomeroy, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
5:15 p.m., Room 517A

U15A-2 Scientific Results From the Mars Exploration Rover Mission, presented by Steven Squyres, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
6:00 p.m., Room 517A

Thursday, 19 May

U41A Advances and Challenges in Hydrogeophysics, presented by S. Hubbard, LBNL, Berkeley, CA, USA
8:30 a.m., Room 517A

U41A-2 Recent Changes in Canada's Arctic Glaciers, presented by M. Sharp, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
9:15 a.m., Room 517A

U42A Cycles, Cycles Everywhere - Corals, Coccoliths, and Climate, presented by A. Ridgwell, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
10:30 a.m., Room 517A

U42A-2 From Core to Solar Wind: Studying the Space Environment of Planets, presented by F. Bagenal, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
11:15 a.m., Room 517A

Section Lectures

Inaugurated in 1997, and honoring prominent members of the Earth and space science community, the Section Lecture series present specialized interest sessions.

Daly Lecture (Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology)
Tuesday, 18 May
V24B Why Do Volcanoes (only Sometimes) Erupt Explosively?, presented by Michael Manga, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA.
4:45 p.m., Room 516C

Parker Lecture (Space Physics and Aeronomy)
Wednesday, 19 May
SA34A, SH34A and SM34A The Sun and Heliosphere as Revealed by Suprathermal Electrons, presented by John T. Gosling, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, NM, USA.
3:30 p.m., Room 517A

Rachel Carson Lecture (Ocean Sciences Section)
Thursday, 20 May
OS44A Beyond Correlations: The Search for Mechanisms Underlying Coupled Climate/Ecosystem Variability in the Oceans, presented by Ann Gargett, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA.