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Workshop Program

Tuesday, June 19, 2012


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Optional Field Trip

Blue Heron - 4-hour cruise on the Research Vessel Blue Heron.

Article from Science Museum of Minnesota about a GSA field trip on the Blue Heron.

Activities:

Lab Tour - 2-hour tour of the Large Lakes Observatory laboratories
  • 7:45 am -- Meet dockside at Blue Heron (across from DECC)
  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm - Blue Heron Cruise
  • 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm - Transport from dock to Large Lakes Observatory
  • 12:15 - 1:15 pm - Lunch at Large Lakes Observatory
  • 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm - Lab Tour
  • 3:15 - 3:30 pm - Transport from Large Lakes Observatory to conference center
  • 5:15 pm -- Meet at DECC parking lot for transport to LLO

5:30 - 8:00 PM - Opening Session

Large Lakes Observatory, room 200

5:30 pm - Welcome, reception and introductions at the Large Lakes Observatory

6:00 - 7:00 pm - Dinner and opening talk

The Coastal Archaeology and Dune Geoarchaeology of Lake Michigan
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The Coastal Archaeology and Dune Geoarchaeology of Lake Michigan (PowerPoint 32MB Jun20 12)
by Bill Lovis (speaker) - Authors: William A. Lovis, Michigan State University, Alan F. Arbogast, Michigan State University, and G. William Monaghan, Indiana University

The Role of the Large Lakes Observatory in Studying Great Lakes: Past and Future
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Keynote Talk: The Role of the Large Lakes Observatory in Studying Great Lakes: Past and Future (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 7.6MB Jun20 12)
by Steve Colman, University of Minnesota Duluth

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

All sessions will be at the Large Lakes Observatory, room 200


8:00 - 8:30 AM Welcome and logistics

Initial Core Descriptions
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Initial Core Descriptions (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 49.7MB Jun20 12)
Julie Brigham-Grette, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Reconstructing Water Levels in the Lake Michigan Basin from Embayed Lakes
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Reconstructing Water Levels in the Lake Michigan Basin from Embayed Lakes (PowerPoint 35.8MB Jun20 12)
Tim Fisher, University of Toledo

10:30 - 10:45 Break


Using a climate change story to teach about large lake processes
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Using a climate change story to teach about large lake processes (PowerPoint 6.1MB Jun20 12)
Jay Austin, University of Minnesota Duluth

Austin, J. A. and S. M. Colman (2007), Lake Superior summer water temperatures are increasing more rapidly than regional air temperatures: A positive ice-albedo feedback, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L06604, doi:10.1029/2006GL029021.

Stronger winds over a large lake in response to weakening air-to-lake temperature gradient, Nature Geoscience 2, 855 - 858 (2009). Published online: 15 November 2009 | doi:10.1038/ngeo693

Austin, Jay, Steve Colman A century of temperature variability in Lake Superior, Limnol. Oceanogr., 53(6), 2008, 2724-2730 | DOI: 10.4319/lo.2008.53.6.2724. Full text available free from this link.

Lake in a Bottle: A Laboratory Demonstration of the Unusual Stability Properties of Freshwater
J.A. Austin, E.B. Voytek, J. Halbur, and M.A. Macuiane. 2011. Oceanography 24(4):136–142, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2011.107.

See a classroom activity developed around this presentation.

The Geomorphology of Dunes Along the Western Shoreline of Lake Michigan: Disseminating NSF-REU Data in the Classroom
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The Geomorphology of Dunes Along the Western Shoreline of Lake Michigan: Disseminating NSF-REU Data in the Classroom (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 20.4MB Jun20 12)
J. Elmo Rawling III, University of Wisconsin - Platteville

12:10 - 1:00 PM Lunch


Neopaleolimnology of urban and suburban lakes in multidisciplinary geoscience education, training, and outreach
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Neopaleolimnology of urban and suburban lakes in multidisciplinary geoscience education, training, and outreach (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 23.8MB Jun20 12)
Amy Myrbo, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

What makes a good classroom activity and student experience?
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What makes a good classroom activity and student experience? (PowerPoint 2MB Jun20 12)
Karin Kirk, Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College

3:00-4:45 Breakout session: Small group activity to design new teaching activities
Groups will use workspace pages to record their work. (Note that workspace pages are only accessible to members of the workshop who are logged into their SERC account. If you don't have an account, please create one!)

4:45-5:30 Group presentations: Review of activity web pages

5:30-6:00 Wrap up, review, and evaluation



June 21 - 24, 2012

American Quaternary Association Biennial Meeting: From Floods to Droughts: Water, Climate Variability, and their Impacts in the Holocene

This meeting is separate from the Cutting Edge workshop and participants are encouraged to attend both events. Please register for the AMQUA meeting through their registration page.



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