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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 3
Moscone South - Esplanade Ballroom and Mezzanine Level

Poster Sessions

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

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

Poster Sessions Locations:
Level 1 (board numbers 0001-0799) and Level 2 (board numbers 0801-1800) of Moscone West. The last four digits of each poster presentation indicate the board number. Please check the board number and its corresponding location.

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

Sunday, 10 December

Tutorial on the Earth's Radiation Belt
Marriott, Salon 7, 1600h
Presented by D. N. Baker, University of Colorado

Wednesday, 13 December

U35A Frontiers of Geophysics Lecture
Atlantic Ocean Circulation and Climate: The Current View From the Geological Record
Marriott, Salon 7 1815h
Presented by: William Curry, WHOI

Thursday, 14 December

U42D Climate Change: The Role of Science and the Media in Policy Making
Marriott Hotel, Salon 8, 1230h - 1330h
Presented by The Honorable Al Gore

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Bowie* and Named Lectures

Monday, 11 December

S13D Gutenberg Lecture*
The Growing Diversity of Seismic Sources
MCW, Room 3006, 1340h
Presented by G. Ekstrom, Columbia University

T14A Birch Lecture*
The Deep Roots of Continents
MCW, Room 3006, 1630h
Presented by Claude Jaupart, Institute de Physique du Globe de Paris

Tuesday, 12 December

V21E Bowen Lectures
Tracing Crust Mantle Recycling With Lithium Isotopes
MCW, Room 3006, 0855h
Presented by R. Rudnick, University of Maryland
Bubbles, Crystal, and Melts: The Three-Phase World of Volcanic Eruptions
Presented by K. Cashman, University of Oregon

H22A Langbein Lecture*
Shallow Flows That Shape Earth's Surface
MSW, Room 3006, 1020h
Presented by Richard M. Iverson, University of Virginia

A23D Bjerknes Lecture*
Global Dimming and Its Masking Effect on Global Warming
MCW, Room 3006, 1340h
Presented by V. Ramanathan, University of California

OS23F Sverdrup Lecture
The Last Deglaciation as a Test Bench for Studying the Mysteries of Ocean Evolution
MCS, Room 206, 1340h
Presented by Edouard Bard, College de France

C23A Nye Lecture
Water Under Ice: Curiosities, Complexities, and Catastrophes
MCW, Room 3006, 1500h
Presented by Garry K. C. Clarke, University of British Columbia

GP24A Bullard Lecture
Building Laboratory Models of Planetary Cores
MCS, Room 302, 1600h
Presented by Daniel P. Lathrop, University of Maryland

NG24A Lorenz Lecture
Nonlinear Dynamics of Zonal Jets in Planetary Atmospheres and Oceans
MCS, Room 303, 1600h
Presented by Bach L. Hua, Ifremer Laboratory

PP24A Emiliani Lecture
Tempo and Magnitude of Greenhouse Warming and Ocean Acidification at the Paleocene-Eocene Boundary
MCW, Room 3006, 1630h
Presented by James C. Zachos, University of California

AE24B Franklin Lecture
Lightning in Planetary Atmospheres
MCW, Room 3005, 1710h
Presented by Donald Gurnett, University of Iowa

Wednesday, 13 December

SM34A Van Allen Lecture*
From the IGY to the IHY: A Changing View of the Van Allen Radiation Belts
MCW, Room 3006, 1600h
Presented by Mary K. Hudson, Dartmouth College

Thursday, 14 December

P41D Shoemaker Lecture*
The Atmosphere and Climate of Venus
MCW, Room 3024, 0800h
Presented by Fredric W. Taylor, Oxford University

B45A Sagan Lecture
Exploring Mars Broadens the BiogeosciencesIinto the Realm of Astrobiology
Marriott, Salon 9,1815h
Presented by David J. Des Marais, NASA Ames Research Center

* - part of the Bowie lecture series

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Town Hall Meetings

Monday, 11 December
Marriott Hotel

Drilling the Earth's Continental Crust: Research Accomplishments and New Directions
1800h, Marriott, Salons 13-15

Envisioning the Future of Earth Science Data and Knowledge Access Through Broad Geoinformatics Collaboration
1830h, Marriott, Salon 7

1830, Marriott, Salons 4-6

Results from SHALDRIL I and II and Capabilities for Future Drilling Cruises
1830h, Marriott, Salons 13-15

Living With a Star Program
1830h, Marriott, Salons 10-12

NEON: A Continental Research Platform to Assess and Forecast Ecological Change
1830h, Marriott, Salons 1-3

Toward a Geosciences High Performance Computing Research Consortium
1830h, Marriott, Nob Hill

The State of the Carbon Cycle Report and U.S. CCSP SAP 2.2: Integrating Scientific Synthesis and Assessment With Stakeholder Interests and Issues
1830h, Marriott, Salon 8

The State of the Carbon Cycle Report and U.S. CCSP SAP 2.2: Integrating Scientific Synthesis and Assessment With Stakeholder Interests and Issues
1830h, Marriott, Salon 8

Tuesday, 12 December

SPA Agency Night
Moscone West, Room 3022

Thursday, 14 December
Marriott Hotel

EarthScope Project Town Hall Meeting
1815h, Marriott, Salon 7

NASA Office of Space Science Update
1815h, Marriott, Salon 8

National Volcano Early Warning System
1815h, Marriott, Salons 13-15

NSF Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program
1815h, Marriott, Salons 1-3

NSF's Program on Geomorphology and Land-Use Dynamics
1815h, Marriott, Salons 4-6

Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry (OCB), A New Multidisciplinary Oceanographic Program
1815h, Marriott, Salons 10-12

Charting IODP Investigations: Planning Workshops, Drilling Vessels
1930h, Marriott, Salon 4-6

Geologic Framework for EarthScope's USArray
1930h, Marriott, Salon 7

Meeting of Young Researchers in Earth Sciences
1930h, Marriott, Nob Hill C-D

NOAA's Research Agenda for 2007–2011
1930h, Marriott, Salon 8

Scientific Accomplishments of Earth Observations From Space
1930h, Marriott, Salons 1-3

The Community's View on Future Directions in Earth, Planetary, and Space Science
1930h, Marriott, Salons 13-15

VSE: Opportunities for Science of the Moon, From the Moon, on the Moon
1930h, Marriott, Salons 10-12

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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; Phone: +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; Phone: +1-303-497-8186; Fax: +1-303-497-8171 or 1400; Email: barthm@ucar.edu
John J. Bates, Remote Sensing Applications Division, National Climatic Data Center, NOAA NESDIS, 151 Patton Ave., Asheville, NC 28801-5001 USA; Phone: +1-828-271-4378; Fax: +1-828- 271-4328 ; Email: John.J.Bates@noaa.gov
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; Phone: +1-814-865-3467; Fax: +1-814-865-7065; E-mail: vpasko@psu.edu
Biogeosciences (B)
Christopher Still, Geography Department, University of California Santa Barbara, 3611, Ellison Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA; Phone: +1- 805-893-5501; Fax: +1-805-893-2578; E-mail: still@icess.ucsb.edu
Kevin Tu, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley, Valley Life Sciences Building, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA; E-mail: kevintu@berkeley.edu
Cryosphere (C)
Danny Marks, Northwest Watershed Research Center, USDA Agricultural Research Center, Boise, Idaho 83712-7716, USA; Phone: +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)
Jean-Bernard Minster, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, IGPP (0225), La Jolla, CA 92093 USA; Phone: +1-858- 534-5650; Cell Phone: +1-858-945-0693; Fax: +1-858- 534-2902; E-mail: jbminster@ucsd.edu
Education and Human Resources (ED)
Stephanie Stockman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 921, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA; Phone: +1-301-614-6457; Fax: +1- 301-614-6522; E-mail: stockman@core2.gsfc.nasa.gov
Geodesy (G)
Isabella Velicogna, CIRES and Department of Physics, University of Colorado, CAMPUS BOX 390, Boulder, CO 80309-0390, USA; Phone: +1-303-492-5141; Fax: +1-303-492-7935; E-mail: isabella@colorado.edu
Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism (GP)
Catherine L. Johnson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, , Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, MC0225, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0225, USA; Phone: +1-858-822-4077; Fax: +1-858-534-5332; E-mail: cljohnson@ucsd.edu
Global Environmental Change (GEC)
Steven Lloyd, Space Department, Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, MD 20723-6099, USA; Phone: +1- 240-228-8164; Fax: +1-240-228-1641; E-mail: steven.lloyd@jhuapl.edu
Hydrology (H)
Bridget Scanlon, J. J. Pickle Research Campus, University of Texas at Austin, Building 130, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758, USA: Phone: +1- 512-471-8241; Fax: +1-512-471-0140; E-mail: bridget.scanlon@beg.utexas.edu
Venkataraman Lakshmi, Department of Geological Sciences, University of South Carolina Columbia, SC 29208, USA; Phone: +1-803-777-3552; Fax: +1-803-777-6610; E-mail: vlakshmi@geol.sc.edu
Mineral and Rock Physics (MRP)
Jennifer Jackson, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 5251 Broad Branch Road. NW; Washington, DC 20015, USA; Phone: +1-202-478-8958; Fax: +1-630-252-0161; E-mail: jjackson@gl.ciw.edu
Near Surface Geophysics (NS)
Sarah Kruse, Department of Geology, SCA-528, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620, USA; Phone: +1-813-974-7341; Fax: +1-813-974-2654; Email: skruse@cas.usf.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; Phone: +1 301-902-1260; E-mail: krishna@cola.iges.org
Ocean Sciences (OS)
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; Phone: +1-808-956-7633; Fax: +1-808-956-9225; E-mail: kcr@soest.hawaii.edu
Theresa Paluszkiewicz, Office of Naval Research, Code 322 (PO), 875 N Randolph Street, Suite Ste 1425, Arlington, VA, 22203-1995, USA; Email: Theresa_Paluszkiewicz@onr.navy.mil
Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology (PP)
Peter K. Swart, University of Miami, MGG/RSMAS, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149 USA; Phone: +1-305-421-4103; Email: pswart@rsmas.miami.edu
Planetary Sciences (P)
Wendy Calvin, Department of Geological Sciences, MS172, University of Nevada/Reno, Reno, NV 89557-0138 USA; Phone: +1-775-784-1785; Fax: +1-775-327-2235; E-mail: wcalvin@unr.edu
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; Phone: +1-202-633-2471; E-mail: zimbelmanj@si.edu
Public Affairs (PA)
Maggie Goud Collins, 29 Loop Road, Falmouth, MA 02540 USA; Phone: +1-508-548-2502 E-mail: mcollins@nas.edu
Seismology (S)
David D. Oglesby, Department of Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521-0423, USA; Phone: +1- 951-827-2036; Fax: +1-951-827-4324; E-mail: david.oglesby@ucr.edu
Susan Bilek, Department of Earth and Environmental Science, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology , 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801, USA; Phone: +1-505-835-6510; E-mail: sbilek@ees.nmt.edu
Space Physics and Aeronomy (SPA)
Art Richmond, NCAR High Altitude Observatory, PO Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307-3000, USA; Phone: +1-303-497-1570; Fax: +1-303-497-1589; E-mail: richmond@ucar.edu
Joseph Mazur, The Aerospace Corporation, CH3/210, 15049 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly, VA 20151, USA; Phone: +1-703-324-8915; Fax: +1-703-324-0135; E-mail: joseph.mazur@aero.org
Craig Kletzing, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Room 203, Van Allen Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA; Phone: +1-319-335-1904; Fax: +1-319-335-1753; E-mail: craig-kletzing@uiowa.edu
Tectonophysics (T)
Garry Karner, Mail Stop URC-URC-S169A, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, P.O. Box 2189, Houston, TX 77252-2189, USA; Phone: +1-713- 431-4361; Fax: +1-713-431-6193; Email: garry@ldeo.columbia.edu
Clint Conrad, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218 USA; Phone: +1-410-516-3922; Email: conrad@jhu.edu
Linda Warren, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 5241 Broad Branch Road, NW, Washington, DC 20015-1305, Phone: 202-478-8842, Fax: 202.478.8821, warren@dtm.ciw.edu
Volcanology, Geochemistry and Petrology (V)
Terry Plank, Department of Earth Sciences, Boston University, 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA; Phone: +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; Phone: +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; Phone: +1-401-874-6838; E-mail: kelley@gso.uri.edu
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