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Baltimore Ecosystem Study Annual Meeting 2013 - Agenda



Baltimore Ecosystem Study Annual Meeting


Agenda


Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Cylburn Arboretum, Vollmer Center, Baltimore, MD

   8:00    8:25 am       Breakfast

   8:25    8:30                         Meeting Logistics: Morgan Grove

   8:30   8:45                         Welcome and Introduction
                                    Presentation of Director’s Award
                                    S.T.A. Pickett, Project Director

   8:45    9:15             Keynote Speaker-Austin Troy
                                    The Very Hungry City: What Urban Energy Metabolism Means for Sustainability and Competitiveness”  
                                   
  9:15  – 10:15             Session 1 (4)

  9:15     9:30             Understanding Connections between Urban Decay and Mosquito Production in West Baltimore.
                                    Brian Becker, Shannon LaDeau, and Paul Leisnham

  9:30    9:45             Restoring Urban Hydrologic Services through Urban Soil Husbandry. Brennan Smith, Stu Schwartz, Kathleen Cullen, and Rico Bado

  9:45  – 10:00             Long-term Watershed Studies in BES: Updates and Changes.
                                    Peter Groffman

10:00  – 10:15             Does Habitat Management Explain Multi-scale Biodiversity Patterns in Built Ecosystems?  Jamie Suski, C.J. Salice, and C.M. Swan

10:15 – 10: 30             Break

10: 30 – 12:00             Session 2 (5)

10:30  – 10:45             Adequate Public Facility Ordinances and Land Use Patterns.
                                    Matthew Gnagey, David Newburn, and Allen Klaiber

10:45  – 11:00             Solid-phase extraction and HPLC determination of fluoroquinolones in Baltimore-area wastewater.  Ke He and Lee Blaney

11:00  – 11:15             Introduction to the Urban Center for Computation and Data (UrbanCCD) at Chicago.  Robin L. Graham, Charlie Catlett

11:15  – 11:30             Woody Species Composition of Restored and Unrestored Urban Streams Segments in the Baltimore area.
                                    Vanessa Beauchamp, Christopher M. Swan, and Katalin Szlavecz
11:30  – 12:00             Exploring Baltimore ecosystem spatial data using jQuery UI.
                                    Patterson Clark

12:00  – 12:15 pm       “Lightning” Round for Posters  (1-2 minutes only for each person)

12:15   1:15              Lunch

 1:15    2:45              Poster Session

 2:45    3:45              Session 4 (4)

 2:45   3:00               Urban Forest Change in Baltimore.  David Nowak

 3:00    3:15               Teachers’ Content and Pedagogical Content Knowledge about Socio-ecological Systems and Resilience.
                                    Alan Berkowitz, Bess Caplan, and Julia Dodd

 3:15   3:30               Linking Management to Metacommunity Dynamics in Ponds.
                                    Eric Sokol, Brett Tornwall, Cayelan C. Carey, Bryan L. Brown, and Christopher M. Swan

 3:30   3:45               The Effect of Rural Downzoning on Residential Development in Baltimore County.  David Newburn and Jeff Ferris

3:45   4:00                BREAK

4:00   5:00                Session 5 (4)

4:00    4:15                Stormwater Management and Hydrologic Response in BES Watersheds. Andrew Miller

4:15  – 4:30                 Impact of Urban Development on Groundwater Storage in Baltimore.  Aditi S. Bhaskar, Claire Welty, Andrew J. Miller, and Reed M. Maxwell

4:30  – 4:45                 Ecohydrological Processes and Urban Water: the Role of Flora and Fauna in the Urban Watershed Continuum.
                                    Ken Belt, Sujay Kaushal, Richard Pouyat, and Christopher Swan

4:45 – 5:00                  Childhood Lead Poisoning in Baltimore in the Mid-Twentieth Century: Pica, Policy and Climate.  Leif Fredrickson




Annual Meeting Day 2 - BES Mid-Term Review


Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Cylburn Arboretum,Vollmer Visitor Center
4915 Greenspring Avenue
Baltimore, MD, 21209

  7:30    8:00              Breakfast 

  8:00    8:10              Welcome & Introduction – Review Team

  8:10    8:40              Introduction to BES III: Adaptive Processes in the Baltimore Social-Ecological System From the Sanitary to the Sustainable City.
                                    Steward T.A. Pickett

  8:40    9:10              BES Long-term Data: Relationship to resilience and adaptation Long-term Data.  Emma Rosi-Marshall

  9:10    9:40              Locational Choice and Land Use Dynamics in the Baltimore city-suburban-exurban System.  Elena Irwin

9:40 – 10:10               Ecological Research along the Urban Watershed Continuum: From Sanitary City to Sustainable City.  Sujay Kaushal

10:10 – 10:30              Break

10:30 – 11:00              Contributions of Integrative Modeling: Understanding and Design for Resilience and Adaptation.  Lawrence Band

11:00 – 11:30              Urban Metacommunity.  Chris Swan

11:30 – 12:00              Education – Research & Practice.  Alan Berkowitz

12:00 – 12:15              Synthesis and Overview.  Steward Pickett

12:15    1:00              Lunch (Review Team with Graduate Students)

 1:00     2:00              Poster Session

 2:00     6:00              Review Team Field Trip



     6:00                        Community Open House and Greening Celebration:

16 October 2013

Baltimore Ecosystem Study Annual Meeting 2013 - Summary of Details



Baltimore Ecosystem Study Annual Meeting
Community Open House & Greening Celebration
2013
Cylburn Arboretum Vollmer Visitor Center, 4915 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore


You are invited and encouraged to attend.  Here is a quick summary of dates, times, and details:

Dates & Times:
22 October – BES Annual Meeting – first day – 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
23 October – BES Annual Meeting – second day – 8:00 am to 12:15 pm
23 October – Community Open House & Greening Celebration – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Deadlines:
11 October – Abstracts for presentations & posters due
16 October – Registration for Annual Meeting & Community Open House/Greening
18 October – Presentations and posters uploaded to the BES Drop box

Parking/Bus:  Free parking at the Arboretum.  Vollmer Center is a reasonable walk from the #1 bus stop.

Annual Meeting Meals:  Coffee available for all attendees.  
Breakfast ($9.50) & lunch ($14.00) available both days (pre-paid through registration form)  


Questions—contact Holly Beyar at (845) 677-7600 x210 or beyarh@caryinstitute.org