Wednesday, May 9, 2012

**A shuttle will pick up workshop participants from the Boulder Marriott on Canyon Blvd at 7:50 A.M., though participants may walk if they wish.**

Room: ARC 620
8:00 A.M. Breakfast
       
8:30 A.M. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Purpose of the Study and the Workshop
Jackie Richter-Menge & John Walsh
Cochairs
       
9:00 A.M. STAKEHOLDER PANEL
Gary Hufford, NOAA/NWS
Vera Metcalf, Eskimo Walrus Commission
LCDR Kenneth Boda, US Coast Guard
Michael Terminel, Edison Chouest Offshore
Lawson Brigham, Moderator
       
  Key questions for the panelists:
 

-   What are the key questions you need answers to (and on what timescales?)

 

-   What information, beyond what is currently available to you, do you need to help make decisions?

 

-   What information are you receiving now that is useful to you?

       
9:35 A.M. DISCUSSION
       
10:15 A.M. Break
       
SESSION 1 - OBSERVATIONS
10:30 A.M. OBSERVATIONS PANEL
Hajo Eicken, UAF
Walt Meier, NSIDC
Ron Lindsay, UW
Key questions for the panelists:
Rebecca Woodgate, Moderator
 

-   What are the key gaps in our understanding?

 

-   What are the key observational challenges in the next five years?

 

-   What advances in observations could address these issues?

 

-   What interactions with modelers and stakeholders would benefit these goals?

       
10:55 A.M. DISCUSSION
       
11:30 A.M. BREAKOUTS
  Questions for breakout group discussion:
 

-   What are the key challenges and questions?

 

-   What are strategies for addressing these challenges?

 

-   What are the next steps that should be taken?



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