For NYSS APS information, contact:
Michael Rogers
mrogers@ithaca.edu
(607) 274-3963

AGENDA / PROGRAM
  - All rooms are in the Angel College Center Building at SUNY Plattsburgh
Friday September 26:
  8:30 - 9:00   APS Executive Board Breakfast - (Cardinal Lounge)
  9:00 - Noon   APS Executive Board Meeting - (Cardinal Lounge)
  Noon   Registration - (Lobby outside Warren Ballroom)
  1:00 - 1:15   Welcoming Remarks: Plattsburgh Officials, APS Officials (Ballroom B)
  Session I   Ballroom B
    1:15 - 1:45   Eric Leibensperger - "Does Air Pollution Impact U.S. Drought?"
    1:50 - 2:20   Vince Dutkiewicz - “Forty-seven years of weekly atmospheric black carbon measurements in the Finnish Arctic: trends and sources”
  2:25 - 2:40   Coffee Break and Poster Viewing (Cardinal Lounge)
  Session II   Ballroom B
    2:40 - 3:20   Laurence Gould - “Educational Issues pertaining to Anthropogenic Global Warming/Climate Change”
    3:25 - 3:55   John Manobianco - “GlobalSense: Micro and Nanotechnology-Enabled Environmental Sensing With Semi-Lagrangian Drifters”
  4:00 - 4:20   Barbara O’Donovan (Clinton Community College) 
“Windpower – A Coupling Between Physics and Engineering”
  4:30 - 6:00   Poster Viewing, Networking, and Refreshments plus cash bar
Posters (Cardinal Lounge), Cash Bar (Ballroom A)
  6:00 - 7:15   Banquet (Ballroom A)
  7:15 - 8:00   Keynote Speaker: Adam Sobel (Columbia University)
Climate controls on hurricanes and on tornadoes: are there any commonalities?

Saturday September 27:
  8:00 - 8:30   Breakfast - Bagels, Fruit, Coffee Juice (Lobby in Front of Ballroom B)
  Session III   Ballroom B
    8:30 - 9:00   Christopher Walcek - “Climate Change Science: Clarifications and Uncertainties”
    9:05 - 9:35   Alan Betts - "Understanding Land-Atmosphere Coupling"
    9:40 - 10:20   Vladimir Smorodin
    10:25 - 10:40   Coffee Break and Refreshments (Cardinal Lounge)
  Session IV   Ballroom B
    10:40 - 11:20   Joseph Trout - Using Wavelet and Fourier Analysis in the Research of Long Term Atmospheric Trends
    11:25 - 11:55   Paul Grant - From Electrons Paired to Electric Power Delivered – A Personal Journey in Physics Research and Applications of Superconductivity and Its Relevance to Climate Change Adaptation
  Noon   Closing Remarks (Ballroom B)

For local information and program, contact:

Dr. Ken Podolak
Department of Physics, SUNY Plattsburgh
kpodo001@plattsburgh.edu

Dr. Michael Walters
Department of Physics, SUNY Plattsburgh
mwalt003@plattsburgh.edu