2016 Science Council Meeting

2016 LTER Science Council Meeting
Host Site: Mo'orea Coral Reef (MCR)
Location: LTER-NCO 735 State St., Suite 300, Santa Barbara, CA

May 17-20, 2016


Tuesday, May 17 (Executive Board)

8:30 AM          Executive Board meeting

10:00 AM        break  

10:30 AM        EB Meeting, continued

12:00 PM         Lunch (SB)

1:30 PM           Discussion of NCO/NIMO interaction

3:30 PM           break

4:00 PM           EB discussion with NSF attendees

5:00 PM           Adjourn                                               -


Wednesday, May 18 (Science Council Meeting)                                                      

8:30 AM          Welcoming Remarks, Introductions (NCO, MCR)

Site overviews (~5 minutes/site)

10:00 AM        break

10:30 AM        Site overviews, continued

11:30 AM        A virtual tour of MCR

12:30 PM         lunch (on your own in SB)

2:00 PM           Introduction to Synthesis Discussion Topics (L. Deegan)                                          

2:15 PM           Breakout groups

4:30 PM           Reconvene for brief reports back

5:00 PM           Happy hour and dinner, El Paseo restaurant

7:00 PM           Discussion with NSF program officers                                                          


Thursday, May 19 (Science Council Meeting)                                                          

8:30 AM          Overview of the NCO (FD, MD)

9:30 AM          Continue breakout groups

12:00 PM         Lunch on your own in Santa Barbara

1:30 PM           Groups report back, general discussion

3:00 PM           break

3:30 PM           Science Council Business Meeting

6:00 PM           Social hour (NCEAS)

7:00 PM           Dinner in small groups                                  


Friday, May 20 (LPI Meeting)                                               

7:00 AM          Breakfast on your own in SB

8:00 AM          Site PIs meet at NCEAS

12:00 PM         Adjourn                                               -