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CSES Program Review

December 2 - 3, 2004
The Watertown Hotel
Seattle, WA


The Center for Science in the Earth System underwent its 2005-2010 program review on December 2-3, 2004.


The CSES proposal for 2005-2010 is available here (note: large document).


The final agenda for the review is available here.

Review Panel

A list of review panel members is available here.


Presentations for the review are posted below in Power Point and PDF format.

Thursday, December 2 (Go to Friday, December 3)

7:00 am

Panel - Breakfast at the hotel

8:15 am

I. Welcome and Introductions

8:45 am

II. Overview

(a) Ed Sarachik - History of CSES
(b) Ed Miles - CSES Vision and strategy
(c) Discussion

9:30 am

III. Climate Dynamics - Variability and Change

(a) Nate Mantua/Phil Mote - Global change drivers and regional climate
(b) Eric Salathé - Downscaling
(c) Ed Harrison - Global and regional observing systems (to be presented by Ed Sarachik)
(d) Discussion

10:30 am


10:45 am

IV. Hydrology/Water Resources

(a) Dennis Lettenmaier - Proposed research in hydrology and water resources
(b) Alan Hamlet - Quantifying hydrologic changes
(c) Rick Palmer - Climate and management alternatives in Snake River Basin
(d) Discussion

12:00 pm

Todd Mitchell - Demonstration of the CSES Live Access Server

1:00 pm

V. Marine Ecosystems

(a) Bob Francis/Nate Mantua - PNW aquatic ecosystems and climate
(b) Discussion

2:00 pm

VI. Forest Ecosystem

(a) Dave Peterson - Effects of climatic variability and change on forest resources
(b) Dennis Lettenmaier Forest hydrology
(c) Discussion

2:40 pm

VII. Coastal Zone

(a) Ed Miles - Coastal zone: Moving to horizontal integration
(b) Discussion

3:00 pm


3:30 pm

VIII. Human Dimensions

(a) Ed Miles - Human dimensions overview
(b) Richard Slaughter/Don Reading - Human dimensions (related Klamath paper (draft))
(c) Discussion

4:30 pm

IX. Integrated Assessment

(a) Amy Snover - Integrated assessment
(b) Discussion

5:15 pm

X. Education and Outreach

(a) Lara Whitely Binder - Decision support and outreach
(b) Discussion

7:00 pm

Dinner at Portage Bay Cafe

Friday, December 3

8:00 am

Panel - Breakfast at the Watertown Hotel

9:00 am

Panel meeting with UW Vice Provost for Research, Craig Hogan

9:45 am

Ed Miles

(a) Summary of first day and CSES's effect in the PNW
(b) Discussion

10:45 am


11:00 am

Ed Miles

(a) How do we do integrated research within CSES?
(b) Open discussion, including questions not yet discussed

12:00 pm


1:00 pm

Review panel discussion (Executive Session)

2:00 pm

Initial reaction and feedback from the Panel

3:00 pm

Panel writing session

5:00 pm

Conclusion of meeting