Program and Schedule

Photo: Sunrise over Mt Hood, Credit K. Jackson

The MTNCLIM 2006 Conference extends over four days, 19-22 September 2006.

Conference Program [pdf]

Abstracts for talks and poster presentations [pdf]

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Outline of schedule:

Tuesday, September 19, 3pm.
Pre-conference Work Group sessions, open to everyone.
For information on current Work Groups and their activities, see:
http://www.fs.fed.us/psw/cirmount/wkgrps/.

Tuesday evening.
MTNCLIM 2006 formally begins with dinner and an evening session that will include a roundup of CIRMOUNT events, a review of the past year's mountain climate observations, trends, and implications, and a keynote presentation.

Wednesday, September 20.
Invited oral sessions will address the following themes:

  1. Global-Change Observations from Space; Successes and Challenges for the Future of Mountain Climate and Climate-Related Research
  2. Biological Sensors in Mountain Environments: Ecosystem Responses

Wednesday evening.
A second keynote presentation will accompany dinner and will be followed by a poster session. Posters will be on display throughout the meeting.

Thursday, September 21.
The day will begin with an invited oral session, "CIRMOUNT as a National and Regional Science Initiative", followed by the first of several oral Contributed Sessions.

Thursday evening.
A Work Group Reporting plenary session will convene.

Friday morning, September 22.
Contributed oral sessions continue.

MTNCLIM 2006 adjourns at noon Friday.

Friday afternoon.
A post-conference workshop for natural-resource managers is scheduled. This is intended as an educational session with practical suggestions for incorporating climate science information into forest conservation and management. Local agency resource managers are encouraged to attend. Contact Connie Millar for inquiries, cmillar@fs.fed.us/
Link to archive for this workshop