2022 Annual Meeting – Agenda

Attention: all times in Eastern Time!

THIS IS A DRAFT, details will change. You can use the timetables to make your travel plans.

Tuesday, September 6

Time (Eastern) Meeting Agenda
afternoon Arrival for most attendees
7:00 PM Dinner at UMBS

Wednesday, September 7

Time (Eastern) Meeting Agenda
8:30 AM Opening session, with the meeting Chairs, DOE program manager Jennifer Arrigo, and AMP updates
9:00 AM Morning Session: 25 years of AmeriFlux – past, present and future

Invited Talk: HaPe Schmidt, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany (in person)

  • How did we learn to do CO2-flux measurements over land-ecosystems?

Invited Talk: Steve Wofsy, Harvard University (virtual)

  • “What we can learn from long term flux measurements at ecosystem scale: A perspective from 30 years of observations”

Contributed Talk: Anam Khan, University of Wisconsin–Madison

  • “Trends in tropospheric ozone uptake at eddy covariance towers: A road map towards monitoring and studying ecosystem response to tropospheric ozone”

Contributed Team Talk: Stefan Metzger, Ken Davis, Ankur Desai, Will Drysdale, Matthias Mauder, Jacob Nelson, Patty Oikawa, Susanne Wiesner

  • Data Integration for Societal Benefits
10:40 AM Morning Session: 25 years of AmeriFlux, and emerging topics in coastal and urban research

Invited Talk: Patty Oikawa, Cal State University East Bay (virtual)

  • title tbd

Contributed Talk: David Miller, University of California Berkeley,

  • Water and energy limitations revisited: Divergent responses of gross primary productivity to meteorological droughts

Contributed Team Talk: Ankur Desai, Susanne Wiesner, Nikaan Koupaei-Abyazani, Bailey Murphy, Andi Muttaqin, Sreenath Paleri, Paul Stoy

  • Global change in the upper Midwest: Drivers of decadal carbon fluxes across temperate ecosystems

Contributed Talk: Jiangong Liu, Columbia University

  • Biophysical Controls of Ecosystem-Scale Methane Fluxes From a Subtropical Estuarine Mangrove
1:15 PM Afternoon Session
2:45 PM Breakout Sessions (see topics below)
4:45 PM Poster Session & Vendor Display

Thursday, September 8

Time (Eastern) Meeting Agenda
8:50 AM Morning session 1 – Remote sensing

Invited Talk: Anna Trugman, UC Santa Barbara, CA

  • Title tbd (virtual)

Contributed Talk: Zoe Pierrat, University of California Los Angeles

  • Forests for Forests: Combining vegetation indices with solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence in random forest models improves GPP prediction in the Boreal Forest

Contributed Team Talk: Paul Stoy, Nilroth Ly, Anam Khan

  • Measuring fluxes from towers and space at the same time: toward real time carbon flux estimates from eddy covariance and geostationary satellites

Contributed Talk: Minkyu Moon, Boston University

  • A High Spatial Resolution Land Surface Phenology Dataset for AmeriFlux and NEON Sites
10:40 AM Morning Session 2 – General Science Session

Invited Talk: Russ Scott, USDA (virtual)

  • “Ecosystem carbon cycling in the warm drylands of North America”

Contributed Talk: Linnia Hawkins, Oregon State University

  • “The importance of soil water retention in regulating ecosystem drought stress responses in land process models

Contributed Team Talk: Angela Lafuente, Daniel Tyler Roman, Jhon Rengifo,

  • Soil and stem carbon dioxide and methane fluxes of an Amazonian palm peatland

Contributed Talk: Youmi Oh, NOAA

  • Revising Global Methane Soil Sink by considering High Affinity Methanotrophy
12:00 PM Early Career Panel
1:45 PM Breakout Session (see topics below)
4:00 PM Breakout Sessions report out
4:45 PM Poster Session & Vendor Display
7:00 PM Conference Dinner

Friday, September 9

Time (Eastern) Meeting Agenda
9:00 AM Field trip to Flux tower site

(more infos will follow)

12:00 PM Lunch


Breakout Sessions:

  • FLUXNET: Current initiatives and future priorities
  • Year of Remote Sensing: advancing science from the synergy between eddy flux and remote sensing
  • Harnessing machine learning for eddy-covariance research
  • MexFlux: How can we move forward?
  • Nature-based climate solutions: The research needed to be robust, scalable, and credible Inclusive growth of methane data and community across the Americas
  • Data Integration for Societal Benefits
  • Open science and research infrastructure to enhance our understanding of shifting sinks and sources of atmospheric methane
  • 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55… How Many Authors?
  • Informing models with AmeriFlux observations: needs and opportunities from the AmeriFlux-RUBISCO working group