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Program Chairpersons:
Rajul E. Pandya, UCAR/SOARS
David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy

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Sunday, 17 January 2010
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Sunday
Short Course Registration
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday
Annual Meeting Registration Begins
12:00 PM-4:00 PM, Sunday
3:00 PM-4:00 PM, Sunday, B314
First-Time Attendee Briefing
5:00 PM-6:00 PM, Sunday, B314
Annual Meeting Review and Fellows Awards
6:00 PM-7:00 PM, Sunday, Exhibit Hall B2
Fellows Reception
Monday, 18 January 2010
7:30 AM-5:30 PM, Monday
Registration Open
9:00 AM-10:30 AM, Monday, Thomas Murphy Ballroom 1 and 2
Presidential Forum
10:30 AM-11:00 AM, Monday
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer
11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Monday, B214
Session 1 K-12 Education
Cochairs: Susan Q. Foster, UCAR, Boulder, CO; Kathleen A. Murphy, AMS Education Resource Educator, St. Louis, MO
11:00 AM1.1An Approach to Thinking about Global Warming for Students in Elementary Schools  extended abstract
Michihiko Tonouchi, Japan Meteorological Business Support Center, Tokyo, Japan; and R. Fujimori, T. Iwaya, and T. Nakagawa
11:15 AM1.2Lessons learned through climate change education programs at the National Center for Atmospheric Research  
Roberta M. Johnson, NESTA, Boulder, CO; and S. Henderson, S. Q. Foster, E. Gardiner, T. Eastburn, D. L. Ward, R. Russell, K. Meymaris, B. Hatheway, and L. Carbone
11:30 AM1.3Chromakey curriculum for a high school meteorology class  extended abstract
Jeffrey A. Yuhas, Concord-Carlisle Regional High School, Chelmsford, MA; and A. G. Coffin
11:45 AM1.4A weather activity day for local schools in the Dept of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK  
Ross Reynolds, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Monday
Lunch Break
1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Monday, B214
Joint Session 14 Educational Outreach in the Atmospheric, Oceanic and Hydrologic Sciences (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Education, the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, the 18th Conference on Applied Climatology, and the 24th Conference on Hydrology)
Cochairs: Kathleen A. Murphy, AMS Education Resource Educator, St. Louis, MO; Susan Q. Foster, UCAR, Boulder, CO
1:30 PMJ14.1Mapping the UK's urban heat islands  
Sylvia .H.E. Knight, Royal Meteorological Society, Reading, United Kingdom; and R. Fordham
1:45 PMJ14.2Educating citizens about severe weather awareness following the 22 May 2008 Northern Colorado tornado  extended abstract
Paul Nutter, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO; and D. Gaardner
2:00 PMJ14.3Weather & Climate—Weatherwise Magazine's Newest Series  
H. Michael Mogil, How the Weatherworks, Naples, FL; and M. Benner
2:15 PMJ14.4Climate adaptation in coastal communities: A Sea Grant Climate Network approach to outreach  
Jessica C. Whitehead, South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, Charleston, SC; and C. Conger, R. H. Bacon, and J. Brown
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday
Poster Session 1 Poster Session
Cochairs: Marianne J. Hayes, AMS Education Resource Educator, Columbus, OH; Laura Furgione, NOAA
 1Developing an Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Climate Change and Society  
Fred H. M. Semazzi, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and G. Comstock, M. Correa, J. Fountain, J. Kiwanuka-Tondo,, M. Overton, S. Pantula, C. C. Hennon, J. F. Fox, E. Katz, and G. Voos
 2A comparison of implementing the AMS Weather Studies course in a traditional vs online classroom  
Kelly Esslinger, Arizona Western College, Yuma, AZ
 3Teaching climate change with Earth system science modules: A fishy story  extended abstract
Steve LaDochy, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; and P. Ramirez, W. C. Patzert, and J. K. Willis
 4Integrating complex and nonlinear systems thinking into the secondary education science curriculum  
Benjamin J. Hatchett, DRI, Reno, NV; and S. Gronstal, M. Slayden, D. R. Koracin, J. Ewing-Taylor, and J. C. Chow
 5At the front lines of K-12 geoscience education: Perspectives from the 2008 survey of National Earth Science Teachers Association members  
Roberta M. Johnson, NESTA, Boulder, CO; and M. J. Passow, A. Herrold, and P. Pennington
 29The SUNY Oswego Storm Forecasting and Observation program's participation with VORTEX-2  
Scott M. Steiger, SUNY, Oswego, NY
 6Global climate change literacy for educators: Using on-line professional development to integrate content and pedagogy  
Donna L. Woudenberg, National Drought Mitigation Center, Lincoln, NE; and D. C. Gosselin, R. J. Bonnstetter, C. S. Larson-Miller, and R. Low
 7Online Weather Studies at Gavilan College: recent developments and future plans  
Andrew H. Van Tuyl, Gavilan College, Gilroy, CA
 8AMS Online Weather Studies at College Southern Nevada  
Barbara Graham, College Southern Nevada, North Las Vegas, NV
 9Standards-Based Science Teaching - So, Your State is Ready to Adopt New Benchmarks, GLEs, and Materials?  
Paul Ruscher, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL
 10Teaching AMS undergraduate courses at a small, rural minority-serving community college  extended abstract
Michael T. Leach, New Mexico State University - Grants, Grants, NM
 11A hybrid Online Weather course using archive files  extended abstract
Pedro Ramirez, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; and S. LaDochy
 12Bringing Weather Studies home  
Rick Wiedenmann, New Mexico State University – Carlsbad, Carlsbad, NM
 13Creating a good atmosphere in your Online Ocean/Weather Studies courses  
Virginia M. Ragan, Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods, Kansas City, MO
 14Online Ocean Studies at Amarillo College  
Richard D. Hobbs, Amarillo College, Amarillo, TX
 15Three years of progress teaching an introductory oceanography class using the American Meteorological Society's Ocean Studies course  
Jacquelyn Hams, Los Angeles Valley College, Valley Glen, CA
 16The weather, the ocean, and cyberspace: Are they compatible?  extended abstract
Barbara Hillery, SUNY, Old Westbury, NY; and A. Manzi
 17Application of Online Ocean Studies and Weather Studies at New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, New Mexico  
Roene Neu, New Mexico Junior College, Hobbs, NM
 18Online Weather and Oceanography: Meeting the needs of a diverse student body at Alaska Pacific University  extended abstract
Richard L. Myers Jr., Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK
 19The AMS Online Ocean Studies program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks  
John J. Kelley, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK; and C. Gering, C. Lott, H. Olson, and D. W. Norton
 20An HBCU AMS Diversity Project Weather Studies course enhanced with community engagement content in support of inner-city emergency preparedness and response efforts  
David A. Padgett, Tennessee State Univ., Nashville, TN
 21The Experience and Evaluation of a new undergraduate course on Climate Change  
Patrick L. Lawrence, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
 22The Earth system science education alliance and global climate change education  extended abstract
Michael R. Witiw, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide, Everett, WA; and R. J. Myers and J. Botti
 23MOSAIC for the Science Classroom: Mesospheric ozone investigations by high school students  
Melinda Lekberg, Chelmsford High School, Chelmsford, MA; and A. E. E. Rogers and M. Needles
 24EARTH2CLASS: connecting classroom teachers with climate change research  
Michael J. Passow, Dwight Morrow HS and NESTA, Englewood, NJ; and C. M. Assumpcao and F. D. Baggio
 25Educational resources about clouds, weather, climate, and modeling from the Windows to the Universe program and the Center for Multiscale Modeling of Atmospheric Processes  
Susan Foster, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Johnson, D. A. Randall, A. S. Denning, L. Gardiner, B. Hatheway, J. Genyuk, and R. Russell
 26The DOE Global Change Education Program (GCEP): Mentoring Future Global Change Researchers  extended abstract
Rickey Petty, Department of Energy, Washington, DC; and J. S. Gaffney, N. A. Marley, and M. Constantin
 27A Digital Archive of Significant West central and southwest Florida weather events to improve the public's response to future warnings  extended abstract
Charles H. Paxton, NOAA/NWS, Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin, FL; and J. Colson, K. J. Pugh, and J. M. Collins
 28Creation of a new forecasting- and measurement-intensive field course at SJSU  
Alison F.C. Bridger, San Jose State University, San Jose, California; and C. Clements and M. Voss
 30The 2009 JCSDA Summer Colloquium on Data Assimilation  
Lars Peter Riishojgaard, JCSDA, Greenbelt, MD; and W. Baker, S. Lord, M. Rienecker, J. V. Zapotocny, P. A. Phoebus, S. J. Goodman, and K. Carey
 31Curriculum expansion for AMS Weather and Ocean Studies at the University of Houston Downtown (UHD)  extended abstract
Ayorinde O. Idowu, University of Houston Downtown, Houston, TX
 32The Collaborative Science Technology and Applied Research Program (CSTAR): The First Decade  
Samuel P. Contorno, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. S. Waldstreicher
 33NOAA: Teachers in the Lab  extended abstract
Daniel E. Wolfe, NOAA ESRL, Boulder, Colorado, Boulder, CO; and C. W. Fairall, P. D. Blanken, and D. M. Stanitski
 34From the sea floor to the classroom: IODP Deep Earth Academy educational outreach  
Michael J. Passow, Dwight Morrow HS and NESTA, Englewood, NJ; and L. Peart and S. Katz Cooper
 35Who is the citizen scientist? What have they learned from participating? Survey results from CoCoRaHS (the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow network)  extended abstract
Missy Holzer, Rutgers University and Chatham High School, New Brunswick, NJ; and H. Reges, N. J. Doesken, R. Cifelli, Z. Schwalbe, and J. Turner
 36NCAS Summer Weather Camps - Opening Doors To CAREERs in Meteorology  
H. Michael Mogil, How the Weatherworks, Naples, FL; and D. V. R. Morris
 37Meteorology and climatology education outreach: weathering the education paradigm  extended abstract
Quyen Arana, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and E. Gruntfest
 38ESIP teacher workshops  
Margaret Mooney, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and C. B. Meyer, N. L. Jackson, and T. Jasmin
 39Engaging K-12 students from diverse backgrounds in atmospheric sciences – Hosting high school research internships at NCAR/UCAR  
Lynette L. Laffea, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and R. Haacker-Santos, K. Hunter, C. Loya-Hernandez, and R. Pandya
 40AMS pre-college teacher professional development courses: A hands-on exploration of the dynamic Earth system  
Ira W. Geer, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC; and J. A. Brey, R. S. Weinbeck, J. M. Moran, E. W. Mills, B. A. Blair, E. J. Hopkins, T. P. Kiley Jr., and E. E. Ruwe
 41The NOAA- National Weather Service Education Products and Services:  
Ron Gird, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Cain
 4210 Years of Online, Earth System Education through DLESE  
Jamaica Jones, NCAR/UCAR, Boulder, CO
 43Bringing Global Climate Change Education to Alabama Classrooms  extended abstract
Marie Wooten, Auburn Univ., Auburn, AL; and M. Simon, K. Fielman, M. K. Lee, Y. Lin, and L. Marzen
 44Developing Chemistry Education Modules for High-School Global Climate Change Education (GCCE)  
Ming-Kuo Lee, Auburn Univ., Auburn, AL; and P. Norgaard, J. Cox, L. Marzen, M. Simon, and M. Wooten
4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Monday, B214
Joint Session 2 Education Initiatives on Climate Variability and Global Climate Change (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Education and the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change)
Cochairs: Diane M. Stanitski, NOAA, Boulder, CO; David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
4:00 PMJ2.1Satellites, weather and climate (SWAC): Remote sensing meets the atmospheric sciences to enhance climate literacy  
Lesley-Ann L. Dupigny-Giroux, Univ. of Vermont, Burlington, VT
4:15 PMJ2.2Climate Variability: Learning by Experience  
Nolan J. Doesken, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and H. Reges, R. Cifelli, J. Turner, and Z. Schwalbe
4:30 PMJ2.3AMS Climate Studies: Using real-world datasets in promoting climate science literacy  
James A. Brey, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC; and I. W. Geer, J. M. Moran, R. S. Weinbeck, E. W. Mills, B. A. Blair, E. J. Hopkins, T. P. Kiley Jr., and E. E. Ruwe
4:45 PMJ2.4Public participation in climate science research: Plant phenology, climate change, and Project BudBurst  
Sandra Henderson, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. Meymaris, P. Alaback, K. Havens, and J. Schwarz
5:00 PMJ2.5Using video to support targeted behaviors on climate change  
Joseph Cone, Oregon Sea Grant, Corvallis, OR
5:15 PMJ2.6Participating the climate change in school: an Italian case study  extended abstract
Valentina Grasso, Italian National Research Council, Institute of Biometeorology, Florence, Italy; and F. Manzoli, F. Conti, F. Zabini, and T. Ercoli
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall B1
Opening of the Exhibit Hall with Reception
Tuesday, 19 January 2010
8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Tuesday, B214
Session 2 Diversity in the Workplace and the Pipeline
Cochairs: Rajul Pandya, UCAR, Boulder, CO; Rickey Petty, Department of Energy, Washington, DC
8:30 AM2.1The meteorological "pipeline", 1980 to 2005  
Leslie M. Hartten, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and M. A. LeMone
8:45 AM2.2Gender and Atmospheric Sciences: A snapshot of demographics of atmospheric science students  extended abstract
Donna J. Charlevoix, UNAVCO, Boulder, CO
9:00 AM2.3Building a Better Future by Preparing Ph.D.s for Tomorrow  
Wendy Diaz, Kean University, Union, NJ; and P. J. Croft and J. Toney
9:15 AM2.4Science and education outreach: A case study of mutual learning between children and young scientists  
Lumari Pardo-Rodriguez, SOARS, UCAR, Lajas, PR; and S. Henderson and R. Pandya
9:30 AM2.5Broadening participation in the Atmospheric Sciences though participatory research  
Rajul Pandya, UCAR, Boulder, CO
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
11:00 AM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall B1
Exhibits Open
11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Tuesday, B214
Joint Panel Discussion 1 Preparing the Next Generation to Meet New Demands on Science and Services (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Education and the Fifth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research)
Panelists: Quinton L. Williams, Jackson State Univ., Jackson, MS; Genene Fisher, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; Jeffrey K. Lazo, NCAR, Boulder, CO; Donna F. Tucker, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Organizers: Sheldon D. Drobot, NCAR, Boulder, CO; Rajul Pandya, UCAR, Boulder, CO
11:00 AMPD1.1Preparing the Next Generation to Meet New Demands on Science and Services: Panelist 2  
Genene Fisher, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Tuesday, B208
Kuettner Symposium Luncheon
12:00 PMB1.1Joach Kuettner—A Man in Love with the Sky  
Einar Enevoldson, The Perlan Project, Emeryville, CA
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Tuesday
Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Tuesday, B214
Panel Discussion 2010 AMS Policy Statement on the Bachelor of Science Degree in the Atmospheric Sciences
Moderator: David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
12:00 PMPanel Discussion  
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Tuesday, B214
Session 3 University Education
Cochairs: Donna J. Charlevoix, UNAVCO, Boulder, CO; Lourdes Avilés, Plymouth State Univ., Plymouth, NH
1:30 PM3.1Assessing our assessment, how well do our meteorology majors learn?  
Teresa M. Bals-Elsholz, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN; and B. J. Wolf and C. A. Clark
1:45 PM3.2Requesting use of NSF facilities for education  
Jose Meitin, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. Baeuerle
2:00 PM3.3The COMET Program: 20 Years of Innovative and Evolving Education and Training for the Atmospheric and Related Sciences  
Timothy Spangler, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Lamos
2:15 PM3.4Using Operational and Experimental Observations in Education: Highlights from the 2009 Unidata Users Workshop  
Brian J. Etherton, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and S. Arms, L. D. Oolman, D. G. Lackmann, M. K. Ramamurthy, and L. I. Miller
2:30 PM3.5Bringing authentic science practice to the undergraduate classroom  extended abstract
Kathleen Quardokus, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and S. Lasher-Trapp and E. M. Riggs
2:45 PM3.6Eloquent Science: A course to improve scientific and communication skills  extended abstract
David M. Schultz, Universities of Helsinki and Manchester/Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall B1
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
3:30 PM-5:30 PM, Tuesday, B214
Joint Session 5 Using Technology to Move Beyond Lectures (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Education and the 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology)
Cochairs: Lola M. Olsen, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; Thomas M. Whittaker, SSEC/CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Rajul Pandya, UCAR, Boulder, CO
3:30 PMJ5.1LectureTools: An Advanced Student Response System for the Geosciences  
Perry J. Samson, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
4:00 PMJ5.2An internet based aviation meteorology course  extended abstract
Donna F. Tucker, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
4:15 PMJ5.3The impact of online applets on learning in an introductory meteorology lecture  
Timothy J. Wagner, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. Ackerman
4:30 PMJ5.4The Lecture – what is it and why do we do it?  
Steven Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
4:45 PMJ5.5Blended learning course development at Western Illinois University: meeting the needs of the first-generation college student in a hybrid class  
Redina L. Herman, Western Illinois Univ., Macomb, IL
5:00 PMJ5.6Lessons Learned from Conducting an International Student Climate Investigation: Data, Collaboration and Social Networking  
Donna J. Charlevoix, The GLOBE Program, Boulder, CO; and E. E. Geary and M. Hoffman
5:15 PMJ5.7A low-cost electronic chart wall for undergraduate program enhancement  
Don T. Conlee, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and M. Perrotte and C. Mouchyn
Wednesday, 20 January 2010
5:30 PM-6:30 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall B1
Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Wednesday, Thomas Murphy Ballroom 1-4
AMS Annual Awards Banquet
Thursday, 21 January 2010
7:30 AM-8:30 AM, Thursday, B208
Washington Symposium Breakfast
5:00 PM-5:05 PM, Thursday
AMS 90th Annual Meeting Adjourns

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