Collaborative Modeling: Incorporating New Technologies into the Collaborative Process
Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 10:30am 12:00pm

Presenters:
Margaret McCaffrey, Ph.D. - Bureau of Land Management
Jimmie D. Chew, Ph.D. - U.S.D.A. Forest Service
George Leavesley, Ph.D. - Senior Research Scientist, Colorado State University
Christine Turner, Ph.D. - U.S. Geological Survey

Track: Technology, Tools and Innovations in ECR

Description:
The USGS Framing Research in support of the Adaptive Management of Ecosystems (FRAME) Project at Mesa Verde National Park and the UP (Uncompahgre Plateau) Project are presented as two collaborative modeling approaches that serve as examples for discussion on how to effectively incorporate modeling tools into collaborative processes. The session panelists will present on the processes they used and through a Q&A format with the audience, discuss effective ways to incorporate modeling into collaboration.

Primary Target Audience(s): Government Staff (Federal, State, Local and Tribal)

Handouts/Presentations:
McCaffrey Collaborative Modeling Presentation