Subsurface Biogeochemical Research. Click to return to home page.
Department of Energy Office of Science. Click to visit main DOE SC site.

Subsurface Biogeochemical Research Program

PI Meetings Home

Research Summary from the 2018 TES/SBR Joint Investigators Meeting

2018 Environmental System Science (ESS) PI Meeting

The Subsurface Biogeochemical Research and Terrestrial Ecosystem Science programs within the Department of Energy’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) held their annual joint investigators meeting May 1-2, 2018, in Potomac, Maryland.

Abstracts of ongoing research projects in or associated with the SBR and TES programs in 2018 are included in this PDF.

Abstracts PDF

Individual Abstract PDFs

Plenary Presentations

Agenda (PDF)

Monday, April 30, 2018

8:00 am - 5:30 pm ESS Working Group Meeting
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm Meeting Check In
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm E3SM Land Modeling Meeting

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

7:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
7:00 am -8:30 am Meeting Check-In
8:30 am - 9:55 am Overview of Programs & Updates Organizer: P. Bayer
8:30 am -8:35 am Welcome and Introductory Comments P. Bayer
8:35 am - 8:45 am BER ProgramsS. Weatherwax
8:45 am - 8:55 am CESD Programs & Strategic DirectionsG. Geernaert
8:55 am - 9:05 am SBR Program Update D. Lesmes
9:05 am - 9:15 am TES Program UpdateD. Stover
9:15 am - 9:25 am User Facilities and BER Resources Update A. Swain
9:25 am - 9:40 am ESS Data Archive Update D. Agarwal
9:40 am - 9:55 amESS Working Group Update D. Moulton
9:55 am - 10:10 am Break
10:10 am - 12:15 pm Plenary Session I – Complexity and Innovation: Overcoming Community Challenges and Roadblocks Organizer: D. Lesmes
10:10 am - 10:35 am Building Community Models of Disturbance and Vegetation DynamicsL. Kueppers (LBNL)
10:35 am - 11:00 amComplexity and Innovation: Advancing Watershed System ScienceT. Scheibe (PNNL)
11:00 am - 11:25 amComplexity and Innovation: Advancing Environmental Remote SensingC. Miller (NASA-JPL)
11:25 am - 11:50 amComplexity and Innovation: Advancing CZ ScienceS. Brantley (Pennsylvania State University)
11:50 am - 12:15 pmConflict, Coordination & Control: How Can We Discover the Risks and Resilience of Land-Energy-Water Systems?P. Reed (Cornell University)
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Sage Advice for Students and Post-Docs D. Stover
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Poster Session I
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Poster Subsession A
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Poster Subsession B
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Concurrent Sessions - I
  Session 1: Linking Above and Belowground Processes and Traits Organizers: C. Iversen and T. Powell
  Session 2: Impact of Natural Organic Matter on Water Quality and Biogeochemical Processes Organizers: J. Barger and P Santschi
  Session 3: Building Community Test Beds for Modeling Watershed Systems Organizers: L. Condon and X. Chen
  Session 4: Emerging Technologies for Characterizing & Monitoring Watershed & Terrestrial Systems Organizers: R. Versteeg and S. Serbin
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm Team Meetings
NGEE-Arctic Leadership Team Meeting
NGEE-Tropics Team Meeting

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast
8:30 am – 9:45 am Plenary Session II – Complexity and Innovation: The Human Dimension Organizer: D. Stover
8:30 am – 9:45 am Complexity and Innovation: Human Dimensions, Ethics, Integrity, and Diversity L. Gundersen
9:45 am - 10:00 am Break
10:00 am – 11:30 am Concurrent Sessions – II
Session 5: Coupled C/N/P Cycles Across Scales Organizers: J. Powers and F. Yang
Session 6: Water: Its Roles and Feedbacks on Ecology, Biogeochemistry, Land Surface Dynamics and Disturbance Organizers: J. Rowland and M. Newcomer
Session 7: Modeling Microbial Processes - Advances, Challenges and Opportunities Organizers: N. Hess and E. Brodie
Session 8: ESS-DIVE Organizers: C. Varadharajan and D. Agarwal
11:30 am - 1:00pm Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Research Opportunities with the Scientific User Facilities and Related Resources. EMSL, JGI, KBase and Synchrotron User Facility POCs
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Ethics, Integrity, and Diversity Breakout L. Gunderson
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Poster Session II
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Poster Subsession C
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Poster Subsession D
4:00 pm - 4:20 pm Break
4:20 pm - 5:40 pm Plenary Session III – Complexity and Innovation: Overcoming Community Challenges and Roadblocks - “Doing Together What Would be Difficult or Impossible to Do Alone” Organizer: D. Lesmes
4:20 pm - 5:05 pm Early Career Lightning Talks (3 min each) 14 Presenters
5:05 pm - 5:35 pm Discussion
5:35 pm - 5:40 pm Closeout/Announcements
5:40 pm - 7:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Adjourn

 

Submit Research Highlights

Now Featuring

Subsurface Biogeochemical Research Overview

April 2018 [PDF]


Funding

Highlights

Subsurface Biogeochemical-Related BER Research Highlights