ERDGVMC_2023

ERDGVMC_2023

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March 24-26, 2023 at Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts

2023 Conference Theme:  

“From Leaf to Globe, Seconds to Centuries:  Scaling Up For Climate Change”

The Eastern Regional Dynamic Global Vegetation Modeling Conference (ER-DGVM-C) brings together vegetation/land modelers primarily in the U.S. Eastern region for an annual regional conference to share science and foster collaborations. 2023 marks the inaugural meeting. This collegial, weekend conference is geared toward scientists, postdocs, and students who work with dynamic global vegetation models (DGVMs), particularly models that couple with surface hydrology and the atmosphere models. Scientists who conduct research on field sites, with satellite data, or other process-based models that inform model physics and parameters and provide boundary conditions are also encouraged to participate. Participants from outside the U.S. Eastern region are welcome.

The ER-DGVM-C will take place on March 24-26, 2023 at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA.

Important Dates

Abstract submission
(coming soon):
March 10, 2023

Conference dates:
March 24-26, 2023

Location

Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL)

7 MBL Street Woods Hole, MA 02543 www.mbl.edu

Contacts

Chair:  Dr. Nancy Kiang, nancy.y.kiang@nasa.gov

Website, donations:  Dr. Hannah Liddy, hl3147@columbia.edu

Schedule At-A-Glance

The final conference program will be made available on March 17, 2023. Check back for the final program here.

Friday, March 24

  • Late afternoon check-in
  • Dinner at 6 pm
  • Evening plenary and short talks
  • Late evening mixer over posters

Saturday, March 25

  • Morning talks
  • Group photo
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon free time for meetings
  • Outdoor activity
  • Happy hour over posters
  • Dinner
  • Evening plenary and short talks
  • Late evening mixer over posters

Sunday, March 26

  • Morning session
  • Lunch
  • Check out

Dedication

We dedicate this conference in memory of Jianwu (“Jim”) Tang, MBL scientist who passed away in December. https://www.mbl.edu/news/obituaries/jianwu-jim-tang

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    Registration:

    Coming soon

    Abstract Submission:

    Abstract submissions for oral or poster presentations will be accepted until March 10, 2023. Short talks can range 10-20 minutes, with 1-minute flash talks for the posters. Oral presenters are traditionally encouraged also to bring a poster for their presentation to promote further conversation during mixers. An abstract template can be downloaded here. 

    Please submit your abstract in this Google Form. If you have any issues, email your abstract to Nancy Kiang at nancy.y.kiang@nasa.gov

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      Schedule

      The final conference program will be made available on March 17, 2023. Check back for the final program here.

         Friday, March 24

        • Late afternoon check-in
        • Dinner at 6 pm
        • Evening plenary and short talks
        • Late evening mixer over posters

         

          Saturday, March 25 

          • Morning talks
          • Group photo
          • Lunch
          • Afternoon free time for meetings
          • Outdoor activity
          • Happy hour over posters
          • Dinner
          • Evening plenary and short talks
          • Late evening mixer over posters

          Sunday, March 26 

          • Morning session
          • Lunch
          • Check out

          Call for Applications to Join the AIMES Scientific Steering Committee

          Call for Applications to Join the AIMES Scientific Steering Committee

          Deadline: February 28, 2022
          Application Materials: Send a statement of interest and CV to aimes@futureearth.org

          The Analysis, Integration, and Modeling of the Earth System (AIMES), a global research network of Future Earth, is accepting applications to serve on the AIMES scientific steering committee (SSC). AIMES is an international network of Earth system scientists and scholars that seeks to develop innovative, interdisciplinary ways to understand the complex relationship between the natural world and human activities. Bridging disciplines to set scientific agendas that advance new knowledge of biosphere-related climate interactions, AIMES also works to understand the complex interactions among biophysical and socioeconomic processes that underpin vulnerability, impacts, and adaptation analyses and climate change mitigation research. AIMES supports the research community through integrative working groups, workshops, open science conferences, and outreach activities, all of which are guided by an SSC and implemented through a central international project office located at NASA GISS.

          AIMES activities are initiated, advanced, and/or overseen by the SSC. Ideal candidates for the steering committee will be highly motivated individuals willing to serve in this volunteer position with a specific interest in fostering and supporting international, interdisciplinary initiatives in the Earth System Sciences. We are broadly interested in candidates familiar with international scientific networks (e.g. Future Earth, WCRP), expertise in either the natural sciences (e.g. global biosphere modeling, land-use modeling, ocean biology and biogeochemistry modeling, Earth observations) or social sciences (e.g. socioeconomic modeling and analysis, behavioral decision sciences), and an interest in bridging these fields to further understand the role of human activities in the Earth system. Additional focal areas could include, but are not limited to: climate extremes, marine and coastal resources, abrupt changes in the Earth system, biodiversity, human-environment interactions, and/or the development of new methodological approaches (e.g. AI and machine learning).

          The general tasks of AIMES SSC members include the following:

          • Facilitate the bridging of natural and social science research as it pertains to understanding and modeling the Earth system.
          • Advise and work with the AIMES International Project Office (IPO) and other members of the SSC to provide scientific guidance and oversee the development, planning and implementation of AIMES activities. This may include activities such as leading and/or participating in AIMES working groups, initiating high impact synthesis papers, organizing workshops, and/or contributing to AIMES open science conferences.
          • Actively engage as liaisons with other international programmes (e.g. Future Earth global research networks, WCRP core projects and lighthouse activities) to promote AIMES science, ensure collaboration, and identify synergies on different aspects of Earth system research.
          • Contribute as needed to funding acquisition efforts for AIMES-initiated activities such as workshops, open science conferences, etc.
          • Provide sustained guidance to the AIMES IPO, which includes being responsive to requests, taking leadership on activities and providing inputs to AIMES-related communications (e.g. newsletter, policy briefs, etc.).
          • Review working group proposals, AIMES documentation and endorsements when requested by the IPO or by Future Earth.
          • Attend and make an active contribution to the committee meetings which occur in-person once a year for 2-3 days and up to three times a year remotely (note all meetings are currently conducted remotely).
          • Contribute to the review of AIMES activities and working groups, communication outputs, and the science and implementation plan.

          Committee member terms are three years, with the potential to renew up to three additional years. Applications will be reviewed by the current AIMES SSC and IPO, and approved by the Future Earth Secretariat. When selected, the new AIMES SSC members will receive a formal appointment letter from the AIMES IPO. Three to four SSC positions are available, with an anticipated start date of April 1, 2022.

          To apply, please send a statement of interest and CV to aimes@futureearth.org by February 28, 2021.

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