CLEANER
Collaborative Large-Scale Engineering Analysis Network for Environmental Research

WORKSHOP 2: DEFINING THE CONCEPT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD FACILITIES (EFFs)

Hosted by the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center
and sponsored by the Environmental Engineering Program of the
National Science Foundation

Hyatt Whitney Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota
October 20-22, 2002

AGENDA

SUNDAY Evening (October 20)
Mixer and Dinner 6-8:30 pm

            I. Introduction and Objectives   Patrick Brezonik, University of Minnesota

               Summary of Workshop1: Large-scale Environmental Challenges: CLEANER as the Engineering Approach R. Luthy, Stanford University

               Discussion: systems that could benefit from CLEANER Approach

MONDAY October 21

8:00 Welcoming Remarks         Patrick Brezonik
Moderator: Orie Loucks, Miami University

          II. Status/Experience/Lessons for CLEANER

                  Universities
                        Gulf of Mexico  Jim Bonner, Texas A&M University
                        Sustainability Issues in the Great Lakes States  John Crittenden,
                        Michigan Technological University

                        Minnesota Lakes  Patrick Brezonik, University of Minnesota
                  NSF
                        LTERs
                              Hubbard Brook  Charles Driscoll, Syracuse University
                              Central Arizona-Phoenix  Jon Fink, Arizona State University
                              LTERs: across sites Larry Baker, University of Minnesota
9:50    Break
                  NSF Major Equipment and Environmental Field Initiatives
                        NEES             Priscilla Nelson, NSF/ENG/CMS
                        NEON             Sam Scheiner NSF/BIO/DEB 
                        CUAHSI        Claire Welty, Drexel University
                        Ocean Observatories  Peter Milne, NSF/GEO/OCE

12:00  LUNCH

1:00    Moderator: Kimberly Jones, Howard University
            II. Status/Experience/Lessons for CLEANER, continued   
                  Other Federal Agencies
                        NAWQA (USGS)  Paul Capel, USGS, University of Minnesota
                        EPA's watershed/EMAP activities  Tom Barnwell, U.S. EPA

2:30    Lessons for CLEANER: open discussion, Moderator: Mike Aitkin,
            University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

3:15    BREAK   

3:30    IIIA. Defining an EFF (Session 1)
            Charge to breakout groups:  D. Luthy

            Concurrent breakout sessions:
                        Different types of EFFs        Moderator/Rapporteur
                        river basins            Larry Baker, University of Minnesota
                        estuaries/bays        Joan Rose, University of South Florida
                        airshed                   Horace Moo-Young, Lehigh University
                        ground-water aquifers      Jeff Peirce, Duke University

6:30    DINNER followed by reports from moderators of breakout groups

TUESDAY October 22

8:00    IIIB. Defining an EFF (Session 2)

            Concurrent breakout sessions, continued

9:00    Moderator: Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, University of California-Berkeley
            IV. Plenary Reassembly  
                  Recommendations of breakout groups
                        River Basins
                        Estuaries/Bays
                        Airsheds
                        Ground-water Aquifers

10:00  BREAK

10:30  Discussion of common needs/specific needs and linking/networking

11:15  Moderator: Jaci Batista, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
            V.  Modeling
                  Eco-hydraulics  Peter Goodwin, University of Idaho
                  Hudson River and PCBs  John Connolly, QEA

12:00  LUNCH

1:00    Moderators: Andria Costello, Syracuse University and Al Wallace,
            Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
      

            VI. Environmental Cyberinfrastructure
            Environmental Cyberinfrastructure Workshop  Stephen Meacham, NSF/ATM
            NCSA   Tom Prudhomme, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
            Discussion of linking and networking

2:15    Moderator: Nancy Love, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
            VII. Sensor Needs, Developments, and Networking
            Chemical and biological sensors and in situ monitors for marine systems  
            David Fries, University of South Florida

            New technologies for aerosol measurements Jon Allen,
            Arizona State University

            Sensors for ground-water contamination  Joe Hartman, Boise
            State University

            Microelectrodes  Paul Bishop, University of Cincinnati
            Deployment of sensors in environmental networks Art Sanderson, Rensselaer
            Polytechnic Institute

4:45    Path Forward: Discussion  Patrick Brezonik and Dick Luthy
           
5:00    Adjourn