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SFA 2.0 Direction Discussion Groups

Group Description

The Sustainable Systems SFA 2.0 is launching internal discussions sessions in preparation for our transition and Spring review. The sessions will be composed of a series of short vignettes (~10 minutes each) presented by folks in and external to the SFA that are developed to generate discussion and conversation. These sessions are  geared towards topics which are interesting and could be a possible component

SFA Team members are encouraged to submit discussion group topics for future meetings which are scheduled out every three weeks for the next few months as noted below.  Please find an open slot and complete the on-line SFA 2.0 direction discussion group information form and select your preferred date(s) from the available dates listed below:

June 11, 2012 - 90-3122 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
SFA 2.0 Direction Discussions Kickoff meeting - Susan Hubbard
Topic 1:  Whole system carbon mass balance (Tetsu Tokunaga)
Topic 2:  Recent Advances in CSP and Future Directions (Jill Banfield)

July 2, 2012 - 90-3122 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Topic 1:  TES SFA question(s) and preliminary plans/timeline (Presenter:  Margaret Torn and Lara Keuppers)
Topic 2:  Watershed Isotope Fingering (Presenter:  Mark Conrad) 

July 23, 2012 - 90-3122 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Topic 1 and 2:   Mineral-Microbe-OM Interactions (Jim Davis and Peter Nico) 
Topic 3:   SFA 2.0 direction strawman   (Susan Hubbard) 

August 13, 2012 - 90-3122 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Topic 1:  Soil Systems (Presenter:  Eoin Brodie)
POP-UP 1:  Use of waveletes for multiscale analysis of time-series and spatial data (Charu Varadharajan)
POP-UP 2: Electrical methods for organic carbon research: surfaces and interfaces (Yuxin Wu)

OPEN SLOT FOR POP UPS
(5 minutes)

September 5, 2012 - 90-3122 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (15 min. presentation followed by 15 discussion for each topic)
Topic 1 - RIFLE Site Summary (Presenter: Ken Williams)
Topic 2 - GEWASC schema and key Rifle questions (Presenter:  Carl Steefel/Eoin Brodie) 
Topic 3 - TES SFA question(s) and preliminary plans/timeline (Presenter: Margaret Torn) 

September 24, 2012 - 90-3122 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Topic 1 - SFA 2.0 Field Site(s) (Presenter:  Boris Faybishenko)  
Topic 2 - SFA 2.0 Direction Discussions Update (Presenter:  Susan Hubbard)
POP-UP 1:
Multiscale data assimilation for site-scale and watershed-scale modeling  (Haruko Wainwright)

POP-UP 2: Linking microbial diversity to function (Romy Chakraborty)

October 24, 2012 - 84-318 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
POP Up 1:  In situ redox and enzyme sensing to measure geochemical and physiological controls on carbon transformations in undisturbed confined media (Aaron Slowey)

November 28, 2013 - 84-318 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.


January 18, 2013 - 84-318 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

 

February 15, 2013 - 84-318 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
 

 

To suggest a discussion group topic, please complete the on-line form here:  SFA 2.0 Topical Discussion Group Information Form

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