|NWSci Home Organization Membership Meeting 2009 Journal Announcements|
81st Annual Meeting (2009)
and Northwest Lichenologists
25-28 March 2009
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Symposia and presentations will address a broad range of topics and issues in natural and applied sciences, including climate change, geology, forestry, ecology, botany, restoration and lichenology.
"Historical Changes in Climate and Environment"
Brian Fagan -- KeyNote Speaker, <Bio PDF>
Professor Emeritus, University of California, Santa Barbara
"The Great Warming, or the Story of the Silent Elephant in the Room: How Climate Change has Affected Civilizations"
Derek Booth, <Bio PDF>
Senior Geologist and President of Stillwater Sciences
"One Million Years of Glaciers and the Origin of Puget Sound"
Jan Henderson, <Bio PDF>
Area Ecologist, USDA Forest Service, Everett, Washington
"Vegetation History of Western Washington"
BANQUET SPEAKER -- CLIFFORD F. MASS
Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington http://www.atmos.washington.edu/~cliff/cliff.php
UPDATE FOR BANQUET --16 MARCH 2009, <PDF>
Professor Mass specializes in the weather of the Pacific Northwest and weather prediction. For the past two decades his group has attempted to unravel the complexities of Northwest weather and to develop improved techniques at prediction. Professor Mass also hosts a weather discussion on KUOW every Friday.
PROGRAM OVERVIEW AND SCHEDULE POSTED 16 MARCH 2009
REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR 2009 MEETING (THE DEADLINE FOR THE EARLY REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MARCH 10th)
HOTELS, DINING, AND TRAVEL DIRECTIONS
FIELD TRIPS AND WORKSHOPS <PDF>
We gratefully acknowledge support from the following sponsors:
University of Washington College of Forest Resources, Earth and Space Sciences, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Quaternary Research Center; Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, Northwest Geological Society, and the Elwha River Research Consortium