Initial Publication Date: May 6, 2016

Early Career Geoscience Faculty Visit to the National Science Foundation

Friday, July 29, 2016


9:00-9:30 Arrival Arlington, VA (National Science Foundation)

9:30-10:00 Check in (ID required)

Deposit Luggage in Rm 220 (Tessa will have key)

10:15 Welcome to NSF (Room 1235: NSB Board Room)

Dr. Cavanaugh, Deputy Assistant Director

10:45-11:45 Small group meetings (attend one)

Programs in the Division of Earth Sciences:

    • Geobiology & Low-Temperature Geochemistry (Room 320) Diane McKnight
    • Geomorphology and Land-Use Dynamics (Room 330) Justin Lawrence
    • Hydrologic Sciences (Room 1235) Tom Torgerson
    • Petrology and Geochemistry (Room 360) Jennifer Wade & Sonia Esperanca
    • Tectonics (Room 370) David Fountain
    • Geophysics (Room 380) L. Astiz

Other relevant programs:

    • Programs in the Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (Room 340) E. DeWeaver
    • Programs in the Division of Ocean Sciences (Room 390) M. Tivey

**note: individual appointments occur between 1:30am-4pm. Please check appointment schedule, and feel free to exit/enter ongoing sessions so that you can attend individual appointments**

11:45-1:00pm Lunch on your own (plenty of options nearby)

1:00-1:40 Integrating Research and Education: NSF CAREER Program -- Sonia Esperanca

(Room 1235) (also attending for OCE: Gayle Pugh)

1:45-2:25 Concurrent sessions (attend one)

  • Earthscope, SAGE and GAGE -- Greg Anderson (Room 730)
  • Opportunities in Polar Programs - Bill Wiseman (Room 770)

2:30-3:10 Concurrent sessions (attend one)

  • Opportunities for supporting undergraduate education in the Geosciences -- Keith Sverdrup, Lina Patino, and Manda Adams (Room 730)
  • Crosscutting and interdisciplinary opportunities such as: Integrated Earth Systems (IES), Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) -- Tom Torgersen & Richard Yuretich (Room 770)

3:15-3:55 Concurrent sessions (attend one)

  • Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change -- Candace Major (Room 340)
  • Broader Impacts and Increasing Diversity in the Geosciences -- Lina Patino and Justin Lawrence (Room 730)
  • Earth Sciences (EAR) Instrumentation and Facilities -- Russ Kelz, via WebEx (Room 770)

4:00-5:00 Debriefing session (Rm 730) with Tessa Hill [Come when you have time]