10:50 A.M.

Plenary Talk 3: Glenn Juday, University of Alaska Fairbanks

The biome shift now occurring in the Boreal region: characteristics and a first look at knowledge needs

Moderator: Rosanne D’Arrigo

11:40 A.M.

Plenary Talk 4: Patricia Yager, University of Georgia

Climate and the polar marine biosphere—complex responses and emergent feedbacks

Moderator: Craig Fleener

12:30 P.M.

Working Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSION – Working Groups and Discussion

1:30 P.M.

Working Groups - Divide into 3 groups for discussion.

Moderators serve as discussion leaders guiding the group through a set of suggested questions. Each group identify topics that require additional information or elaboration.

Group A


Bob Bindschadler


Jim McClelland

Group B


Jim McClintock


Scott Goetz

Group C


Diana Wall


Colm Sweeney

3:30 P.M.


3:45 P.M.

Working group rapporteurs present for 10 minutes each

4:15 P.M.

Open Discussion

(points of agreement and disagreement, topics needing further discussion for next day)

Moderator: Cheryl Rosa

5:30 P.M.

Notes and Assignments for Next Day

Grebmeier and Priscu

5:40 P.M.


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