NASA EPSCoR Prairie Wetlands Working Groups (2nd meeting)
October 7, 1999
EROS Data Center - Sioux Falls, SD



8:00 - 8:30 am         Check-In, Coffee, and Pre-Meeting Discussion

8:30 - 8:50 am         Welcome, Introductions, and Meeting Goals (Sherry Farwell, SDSM&T and Dave Greenlee, EROS)

8:50 - 9:15 am         USGS Interest in Prairie Wetlands Region (Dan Driscoll, USGS)

9:15 - 9:30 am         Lakota Homelands Geographical Information Technology Education Project (James Rattling Leaf, Sinte Gleska University)

9:30 - 11:15 am       Summaries by Theme Teams Leaders and Other Contributors (White Paper Overviews)

9:30-9:45                     Hydrology (William Capehart)

9:45-10:00                    Ecosystem Stability/Dynamics (Dan Swets / Sharon Clay)

10:00-10:15                  Remote Sensing/GIS (Maribeth Price)

10:15 - 10:30 am     Break

10:30-10:45                 Social Dimensions (Bruce Berdanier)

10:45-11:00                 Agriculture/Biogeochemistry (Kevin Dalsted)

11:00-11:15                 Meteorology/Climate (John Helsdon)

11:15 - 11:45 am    Roundtable Discussion and Summary of White Papers (Lee Vierling)

11:45 - 1:00 p.m.    Lunch (EROS Cafeteria)

(Executive Conference Room)

1:00 - 2:30 p.m.      Roundtable discussion to:

1)  Identify key scientific questions (What do we know? What don’t we know?) that take advantage of SD research capabilities, address local SD needs, and align with NASA priorities.
2)  Identify specific areas of expertise of SD scientists

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.      Break

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.     Report on NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center Site Visit (Maribeth Price and Lee Vierling)

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.      Roundtable discussion to:

1)  Evaluate the research focus and expertise of specific NASA centers and NASA scientists
2)  Identify specific collaborators at NASA Centers; match SD researchers with NASA partners
3)  Coordinate travel to attend NASA Center events and meet NASA scientists

4:30 - 5:00 p.m.     Summary and Discussion of Action Items and Next Group Meeting

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