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Information - ES1 Geophysical Information for Teachers (GIFT) (Submission of Abstracts by Convener's Invitation only)

Event Information
European Geosciences Union – General Assembly
GEOPHYSICAL INFORMATION FOR TEACHERS (GIFT) WORKSHOP
Austria Center Vienna


The Polar Regions


Monday April 3, 2006

08:30 - 09:00 Opening of the Workshop

09:00 – 10:00 FROM EXPLORATION TO SCIENTIFIC WORK: A CENTURY OF HUMAN ENDEAVOUR IN THE POLAR REGIONS
Margarete Pauls
Alfred Wegener Institute
Bremerhaven

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 – 11:30 SCIENCE, EDUCATION & OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES DURING THE INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR
David Carlson
Director of the IPY International Programme Office

11:30 – 12:30 PAST CLIMATE FROM THE ICE CORES NORTH AND SOUTH!
Valérie Masson-Delmotte
Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’Environnement (LSCE)
Gif-sur-Yvette, France

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 METEORITES FROM ANTARCTICA: ORIGINS FROM MARS AND THE
MOON?
Stephen Macko
University of Virginia, USA

14:30 – 15:30 ALONE IN THE ARCTIC NIGHT
Stéphane Lévin
Toulouse France

15:30 –16:00 Coffee break




16:00 – 17:00 TEACHER-TO-TEACHERS PRESENTATIONS.

Sustainable Development and Environmental Problems: a High-School Pedagogical Experience
Pascale Puppo and Brigitte Quintard
Collège Léon Blum, Colomiers andCollège Georges Brassens, Montstruc, France

An Exercise on Climate Change: How does it affect me?
Steve Wolmuth
Central King Rural School, Nova Scotia, Canada


17:00 – end of day GUIDED TOUR OF THE VIENNA MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCES
Herbert Summesberger
or Visit the General Assembly of EGU



Tuesday, April 4, 2006


09:00 – 10:00 ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND CLIMATE IN THE ANTHROPOCENE,
THE NEW GEOLOGICAL ERA AFFECTED, IN MANY CASES DOMINATED, BY HUMAN ACTIVITY
Paul Crutzen
Max Plank Institute for Chemistry
Mainz, Germany

10:30 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:30 GREENHOUSE GAZES NATURAL TRENDS: WHAT DO WE
LEARN FROM ICE CORES ANALYSES ?
Jérôme Chappelaz
LGGE, Grenoble, France

11:30 - 12:00 AN EDUCATIONAL CD FOR THE POLAR REGIONS
Agathe Weber
International Polar Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland


12:00 - 13:30 Lunch


13:30 - 15:00 Hands-on Activity: GOING DOWN IN THE WEDDEL SEA - WHY DEEP WATER FORMATION IS OF VITAL IMPORTANCE"!
Barbara Donner and Missy Holzer
Research Center Ocean Margins,Bremen, Germany
and Chatham High School, Chatham, New Jersey, USA

15:00 - 15:30 GIFT-AT-SEA: A VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION TO TWO OCEANOGRAPHIC
CRUISES OF THE R/V MARION DUFRESNE
Catherine Kissel and Carlo Laj
LSCE, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

15:30 – 17:00 TEACHER-TO-TEACHERS PRESENTATIONS

A teacher’s experience in Antarctica
Louise Huffman
Kennedy Jr. High School, Lisle IL USA & IPY

Project KESch: Reduction of Energy school for the purpose of reducing global warming
Annegret Schwarz
IGS Oberstufe, Germany

Project on the Climatic Impacts of the Gironde Estuaire on the Aquitaine region
Annie Carrasset
Collège Cantelande, Cestas France



Wednesday April 5 , 2006

8:30 – 9:30 HAS THE ARCTIC OCEAN ALWAYS BEEN COLD?
Martin Jakobsson
Stockholm University, Sweden

9:30 – 10:00 A teacher’s view of an Arctic oceanographic Expedition
Ruben Fritzon
Vibackeskolan, Alnö, Sweden

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:15 PRESENTATION OF TEACHERS’ ORIENTED PROGRAMS

ARGONAUTICA, A SCHOOL PROGRAM RELATED TO OCEANOGRAPHIC
SATELLITES
Danielle De Staerke
CNES,
Toulouse, France

THE WINDOWS TO THE UNIVERSE GLOBAL GEOSCIENCE EDUCATOR
COMMUNITY
Roberta Johnson
Education and Outreach, UCAR,
Boulder, CO USA


TEACHERS AND RESEARCHERS EXPLORING AND COLLABORATING
(TREC)
Janet Warburton
ARCUS,
Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

YOUNG REPORTERS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT CAMPAIGN
AND THE POLE PROJECT
Marion Cohen
French Office of the European Fondation for Education
Paris, France


12:15 – 12:30 Presentation of the GIFT-2007 Workshop

GEOLOGY, CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENT OF LARGE URBAN AREAS
Francesca Cifelli, Francesca Funiciello and Carlo Laj
Geology Department, University “ROMA TRE”, Italy
& LSCE, Gif-sur-Yvette, France


For information please contact:
Carlo Laj,
LSCE
Avenue de la Terrasse
91198 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
laj@lsce.cnrs-gif.fr

Preliminary List of Solicited Speakers

Co-Sponsorship

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