Chapman Conference on
State-of-the-Art Hillslope Hydrology
Sunriver Resort, Sunriver, Oregon

October 8-12 , 2001


Scientific Technical Committee
General Information
Focus Statement and Objectives
Final Program and Abstracts Revised 3 Oct.
   Online Registration Form Now available
Travel Information Hotel deadline extended


      ·Larry Band, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NorthCarolina; E-mail:,Tel: +1-919-962-3921
   ·Jeff McDonnell, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregib;E-mail:;Tel: +1-541-737-8270

Scientific Technical Committee

Clickhere for a list of members of the Scientific Technical Committee.

General Information

Visit the conferenceweb site for general information including conference objectives and thetentative conference program.

The structure of this meeting program is centered around poster presentationsand time in the afternoon for extended participant discussions. The few oralpresentations each day are Invited and meant as a stimulus for discussion bymeeting participants, formally and informally, throughout the week. Contributedabstracts will be scheduled as posters.

Focus Statement and Objectives

The focusstatement provides background on this conference and lists topics that willbe addressed. Conferenceobjectives define the goals of the conference.

Preliminary Program and Abstracts


The registration fee for this conference is $315, student fee is $180. The deadline is September 14, 2001.
Use the online form to register for this meeting.

Travel Information

Hotel Accommodations Deadline: extended to 7 September 2001

Sleeping rooms have been reserved under "American GeophysicalUnion" at the SunriverResort, at the special AGU rate of $139 for a Lodge Village guest roomor $199 for a Lodge Village Suite, plus taxes. To reserve a room, call1-800-547-3922 or +1-541-593-1000 . If you are interested in room sharing, you should make a reservation, then contact Ellyn Terry,, to add your name to the room share list.

The hotel requires the first night’s deposit to secure each reservation.Deposits can be made with major credit cards. Credit cards will be charged whenthe reservation is made.

The equivalent of one night's lodging will be billed to the individual'scredit card for each guest who does not arrive or if a reservation is canceledless than 30 days prior to arrival. A confirmed guest who fails to arrive ontheir scheduled arrival date will be considered a "no show" and theirentire reservation will be canceled. Sunriver Resort cannot guarantee rooms forguests arriving after their scheduled arrival date. A guest who departs prior totheir confirmed departure date will be charged for the unused balance of theirstay.

Check-in time is after 4:00 p.m. and check out is by 11:00 a.m.

Airline Discounts

United Airlines is offering 5% off airfares to Portland (PDX), Redmond (RDM), or Eugene (EUG). Save an extra 5% if you book your ticket at least 60 days prior to departure. To obtain these fares you (or your travel agent) must call 1-800-521-4041 and refer to Meeting ID Number #549TP. Reservation clerks are available daily 7:00 A.M.-12:00 midnight, Eastern Daylight Time

Ground Transportation

Shuttle Bus: Shuttle bus service is available from the Redmond Airport to the Sunriver Resort. The cost is $38 per person one-way (approximately 45 minutes). If more than one person shares, the cost is $15 for each additional person. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance. Call the Sunriver Resort at 541-593-1000 and ask for the bell desk.

Car: You may want to consider driving to Sunriver, especially if you fly into Portland. Discount rental car rates are being explored and will be posted on this site soon. Click here for driving directions to Sunriver and a map.


For a list of restaurants and recreational activities in the Sunriver area, visit Sunriver Direct or Sunriver News.

The Sunriver Village Mall is located about 2 miles from the Sunriver resort. Services include the Sunriver Country Store, a full-service grocery store, a post office, and a variety of restaurants and shops.

Helpful Oregon Websites:

Travel Oregon Online []

Bend, Oregon Chamber ofCommerce []

Welcome to Bend, Oregon []

Welcome to Oregon [] 

Map toSunriver []


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