NSF Sponsored Workshop
Detecting the Atmospheric Response to the Changing Face of the Earth: A Focus on Human-Caused Regional Climate Forcings, Land-Cover/Land-Use Change, and Data Monitoring
27-29 August 2007
Local Logistical information
Background Information – Click Here
Agenda - Click here updated 8/24/07
Registration - Click Here
The registration fee for this event is $180. That fee covers 3 morning breaks,
2 lunches, 2 afternoon breaks, and transportation between the Millennium Harvest House and the meeting location.
Abstracts can be submitted online during the registration process. There are 3 session subjects for which we will be accepting abstracts. They are:
1) Observations of land-surface/ecosystem function changes and their
interactions with weather and climate
2) Modeling effects of land-use/land-cover change and ecological
processes on weather and climate
3) Monitoring and quantifying land-use/land-cover change and
ecological processes and their impacts on observational data including
multi-decadal surface air temperature trends and associated biases.
Each oral presentation must be no longer than 15 minutes, and only 1 oral presentation is allowed per person. Please follow the instructions below for proper submission of your abstract. Please note
that abstracts will be organized alphabetically by the corresponding author's last name, so be sure to include that information. Please click here to view
formatting requirements for the abstracts. To be considered for acceptance, all abstracts are due by 5:00 pm Mountain Time on August 3. Participants will be notified regarding abstract acceptance by
Please note that while the abstract submission cutoff is August 3, you can still register to attend the workshop after that date.
Posters should be no larger than 4'x4'. Poster boards and push pins will be provided onsite, and participants can set up their posters first thing Monday morning and may leave them up throughout the
meeting. Posters must be taken down by noon on Wednesday. Poster abstracts should be submitted online during the registration process.
Some limited funding for domestic travel only (no international travel) is available to assist graduate students and Post-docs. Please email Dallas Staley at
email@example.com to inquire about opportunities for travel support. Please be sure to include your abstract as well as an estimate of your travel expenses. Requests for support must be
received by July 27, and decisions will be made by July 31.
Rooms have been blocked for the Detecting Group at 2 different hotels. Lodging is available at The Millennium Harvest House Hotel or the Marriott Residence Inn for the nights of 26-28 August (with a
few rooms available for the night of August 29th)
Millennium Harvest House
1345 28th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Reservations Line: 800-545-6285
$93+tax. Includes buffet breakfast voucher. Please ask for your vouchers at check in.
The Millennium Hotel is located in downtown Boulder and is near the new 29th Street Mall, restaurants, and the Boulder Creek Path. The Millennium has a van available to transport guests
anywhere in a 5-mile radius for a small fee. The van can be reserved for groups up to 12.
Parking at the Millennium is free.
Please make your own reservation directly with the Millennium by Friday, August 10th. After that date, the hotel is not obligated to offer the group rate and will give it only based
on availability. Please book under the name UCAR Detecting Workshop.
In addition to phone reservations, you may reserve with the Millennium using the following methods:
On-Line: The following link will enable guests to make reservations via the internet: UCAR Detecting
Website: http://www.millenniumhotels.com/boulder (please select Group Code from the drop-down menu and then enter the group code DETEC in the box below it)
E-Mail: Guests may e-mail their reservation request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax: Guests may fax their reservation request to (303) 443-1480 using the fax information page. Click here to download form
Marriott Residence Inn
3030 Center Green Dr.
Boulder, CO 80301
$124+tax. Includes breakfast.
The Marriott Residence Inn is located only 1 block from the meeting location. Each suite has a fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker, and there is free high-speed
internet access in every suite (this is not wireless).
Parking at the Residence Inn is free.
Please make your own reservation directly with the Residence Inn by Friday, August 10th. After that date, the hotel is not obligated to offer the group rate and will give it only
based on availability. Please book under the name UCAR Detecting Workshop.
In addition to phone reservations, you may reserve your room online. Go to http://www.marriott.com/vbocg
, enter your dates, and then enter the code UDWUDWC in the group code box.
Center Green Building 1
3080 Center Green Drive
Click here for driving directions from the Millennium Harvest House to CG1
Click here for a map of UCAR’s campuses
Click here for a local map of Boulder that includes hotels
Denver International Airport (DIA) is a 60-minute shuttle ride to Boulder. DIA is a hub for most major carriers and is also served by discount airlines Jet Blue, Frontier and Southwest.
Boulder Supershuttle (303-444-0808 or www.yellowtrans.com for information). $22 one way $40 roundtrip from DIA to Boulder. Boulder
Supershuttle has a reservation desk at Denver International Airport found to your right as you exit the escalator from the inter-terminal train. Travel time between airport and hotel is about 60
August is usually sunny and dry with daytime temperatures in the 70’s and 80’s, and nighttime temperatures in the 50’s and 60’s.
Local Logistics Contact
UCAR-Joint Office for Science Support