2019 PI Meeting Research Summary

The Subsurface Biogeochemical Research and Terrestrial Ecosystem Science programs within the Department of Energy’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) held their annual joint investigators meeting April 30 – May 2, 2019, in Potomac, Maryland.

Individual Abstracts

Last NameFirst NamePoster TitleInstitutionProgram AreaProject
AlvesRicardoThe Role of Microbial Traits in the Response of Soil Respiration to Warming Through the Soil Profile in the LBNL TES SFALawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESLBNL TES SFA
BabeyTristanSLAC Groundwater Quality SFA: Modeling and Scaling of Biogeochemical Responses to Hydrologic Transitions in Floodplain AquifersStanford UniversitySBRSLAC SBR SFA
BaileyVanessaPore- to Core-Scale Controls on Ecosystem CO2 fluxes: Water Dynamics Drive the Microbial Cycling of Soil CarbonPacific Northwest National LaboratoryTESPNNL TES
BaoJieMechanistic Models of Hydrologic Exchange Flows in Diverse Hydromorphic SettingsPacific Northwest National LaboratorySBRPNNL SBR SFA
BeismanJamesObservation-Informed Watershed-Scale Simulation of Terrestrial Processes Using ATS at the NGEE Teller SiteOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
BerkelhammerMaxForest Stress in the Rocky Mountains During the Last Interglacial Warm PeriodUniversity of Illinois, ChicagoSBRUniversity Award
BianchiThomasThe Influence of Microbial Priming Effects on the Hydro-bio-geochemistry in the Columbia River and its Tributary ConfluencesUniversity of FloridaSBRUniversity Award
BiraudSebastianThe AmeriFlux Rapid Response SystemLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESAmeriFlux
Bond-LambertyBenSoil Moisture Control on the Temporal Scaling and Prediction of Soil RespirationPacific Northwest National LaboratoryTESPNNL TES
BouskillNickSpatial and Temporal Dynamics of Nitrogen within a Mountainous WatershedLawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySBRLBNL SBR SFA
BoyanovMaximSavannah River Site Sediments: Biogeochemistry and U SpeciationArgonne National LaboratorySBRANL SBR SFA
BoyeKristinSLAC Groundwater Quality SFA: Impact of Reduced Zones and Hydrological-Biogeochemical Coupling on Solute Transport and Groundwater QualitySLAC National Accelerator LaboratorySBRSLAC SBR SFA
BreenAmyVegetation-Permafrost-Hydrology-Climate Relationships Along Three Hillslopes in the Low Arctic: Synthesis of NGEE Arctic Observational StudiesUniversity of Alaska, FairbanksTESNGEE-Arctic
BrodieEoinSnowpack Dynamics and Coupled Plant-Soil-Microbial Processes in a Mountainous WatershedLawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySBRLBNL SBR SFA
BrooksScottEcosystem Controls on Methylmercury Production by Periphyton Biofilms in a Contaminated Freshwater StreamOak Ridge National LaboratorySBRORNL SBR SFA
BrzostekEdwardQuantitative, Trait-Based Microbial Ecology to Accurately Model the Impacts of N Deposition on Soil C Cycling in the AnthropoceneWest Virginia UniversityTESUniversity Award
BurgeScottLong-Term, Real-Time Monitoring of Water and Sediments using Microbial SensorsBurge Environmental, Inc.SBRSBIR
CabugaoKristineA Synthetic Community Approach to Understanding Root-Bacterial Interactions During Drought in Clusia pratensisOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
CampbellElliottSpace-Based Estimates of Amazon Basin GPP Using Atmospheric Carbonyl SulfideUniversity of California, Santa CruzTESUniversity Award
CardenasM. BayaniRespiration in Hyporheic Zones: Advancing the Understanding of Coupled Transport and Microbial Biogeochemistry and their Representation in Open-source Mechanistic ModelsUniversity of Texas, AustinSBRUniversity Award
CardonZoeSticky Roots-Implications of Widespread Viral Infection of Plants for Soil Carbon Processing in the RhizosphereMarine Biological LaboratoryTESUniversity Award
CarraraJosephNitrogen Fertilization Increases Carbon Use Efficiency of Soil Microbial Communities Across 10 Long-term N Fertilization StudiesWest Virginia UniversityTESStudent
CarrollRosemarySnow and Landscape Controls on Recharge and Groundwater Flux to StreamsDesert Research InstituteSBRLBNL SBR SFA
CatalanoJefferyTrace Metal Dynamics and Limitations on Biogeochemical Cycling in Wetland Soils and Hyporheic ZonesWashington University, St. LouisSBRUniversity Award
ChambersJefferyNext-Generation Ecosystem Experiments (NGEE)-Tropics OverviewLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
ChaudharyAashishFrom Data to Models and Analytics: An Integrated Scientific Computing Platform to Accelerate Environmental ResearchKitware, Inc.SBRSBIR
ChenMinCharacterization of Snow Distribution at Teller and Kougarok Sites of Seward PeninsulaLos Alamos National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
ChristiansonDanielleScaling AmeriFlux Data Activities to Support Network GrowthLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESAmeriFlux
ChuHousenSimple Footprint Approximation for Better Interpretation of the Spatiotemporally Dynamic Eddy Covariance Flux DataLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESAmeriFlux
ColwellFrederickQuantifying Subsurface Biogeochemical Variability in a High Altitude Watershed During Winter IsolationOregon State UniversitySBRUniversity Award
CondonLauraIDEAS-Watersheds Continental Modeling Platform and SimulationsUniversity of ArizonaSBRIDEAS-Watersheds
ConnerAbigailWater Management Impacts on Groundwater-River Water ExchangesUniversity of ColoradoSBRUniversity Award
ConroyNathanConceptual Model of Surface Water Hydrology in Polygonal Terrain Using Stable IsotopesLos Alamos National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
CovinoTimPersistent Effects of Forest Harvest on Dissolved Organic Matter Composition in Subsurface Hillslope RunoffColorado State UniversitySBRUniversity Award
CusackDanielaSoil Carbon Storage and Loss Across a Tropical Forest Rainfall and Nutrient Gradients with DryingUniversity of California, Los Angeles, Los AngelesTESEarly Career
DafflonBaptisteQuantifying Ecosystem Functional Zones and Associated Relationships between Permafrost, Soil, Land Surface and Vegetation Properties in Arctic Systems using Geophysical DatasetsLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
DeangelisKristenResolving Conflicting Physical and Biochemical Feedbacks to Climate in Response to Long-Term WarmingUniversity of Massachusetts, AmherstTESUniversity Award
DeemsJefferySnow Accumulation and Melt Simulations in Dry Through Wet Years in the East RiverUniversity of ColoradoSBRUniversity Award
DemersJasonUse of Stable Mercury Isotopes to Assess Mercury and Methylmercury Transformation and Transport across Critical Interfaces from the Molecular to the Watershed ScaleUniversity of MichiganSBRUniversity Award
DengelSigridCharacterizing Sources and Sinks of CO2 and CH4 Across Polygonal Tundra: A Multi-Scale ApproachLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
DeweyChristianImpacts of Transient Hydrologic Conditions on Metal and Carbon Cycling in the East River FloodplainStanford UniversitySBRStudent
DruhanJenniferA Radioisotope-Enabled Reactive Transport Model for Deep Vadose Zone CarbonUniversity of IllinoisSBRUniversity Award
EliasDwayneA Multi-Pronged Approach to Identifying the Biochemical Function of Hg Methylation Proteins in Desulfovibrio desulfuricans ND132Oak Ridge National LaboratorySBRORNL SBR SFA
FendorfScottMetabolic Constraints of Organic Matter Mineralization and Metal Cycling During Flood Plain EvolutionStanford UniversitySBRUniversity Award
FengXuePeatland Hydrology Across Scales: Coupling Carbon Emissions with Water Table FluctuationsUniversity of MinnesotaTESUniversity Award
FerenczStephenEffect of Hydropeaking Operations on Hyporheic Zone Thermal RegimeUniversity of Texas, AustinSBRStudent
FisherJoshuaCarbon-Nutrient Economy of the Rhizosphere: Improving Biogeochemical Prediction and Scaling Feedbacks from Ecosystem to Regional ScalesUniversity of California, Los AngelesTESUniversity Award
ForresterMaryUnderstanding Total Water Storage Anomalies Across the United States with Integrated Hydrologic Modeling and Satellite EstimatesColorado School of MinesSBRStudent
FrancisChristopherMolecular and Genomic Insights into Nitrogen-Cycling Microbial Communities within the Terrestrial Subsurface at Riverton, WYStanford UniversitySBRUniversity Award
FraterrigoJenniferShrub Expansion Alters Root Traits in the ArcticUniversity of IllinoisTESUniversity Award
FratkinMuluTopographic and Climatic Controls on Peri-Glacial Hillslope Sediment Transport: A Regional Study of SolifluctionLos Alamos National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
FungInezOn Dry Season TranspirationUniversity of California, BerkeleySBRUniversity Award
GhoshRubyTransient Anoxic Micro-zone Development in an Alpine StreamOptiO2, LLCSBRSBIR
GhoshRubyProbing Biogeochemical Processes in Coastal Ecosystems with High-Resolution/Long-term Dissolved Oxygen MeasurementsOptiO2, LLCSBRSBIR
GilbertBenjaminSubsurface Rock Records and Water Signatures of Metal and Nutrient Mobilization from Mancos Shale at East RiverLawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySBRLBNL SBR SFA
Gomez-VelezJesusExploring the Synchrony of Hydrologic Exchange Processes Along River CorridorsVanderbilt UniversitySBRPNNL SBR SFA
González-PinzónRicardoPhysical, Resource Supply, and Biological Controls on Nutrient Processing Along the River ContinuumUniversity of New MexicoSBRUniversity Award
GriffithsNatalieWhole-Ecosystem Warming in a Boreal Peatland Ecosystem Alters Stream Flow and Total Organic Carbon FluxesOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
GuBaohuaComplex Biogeochemical Mechanisms Controlling Mercury Species Transformation and Methylmercury Production in the EnvironmentOak Ridge National LaboratorySBRORNL SBR SFA
GuLianhongSun-induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence and Its Importance for Modeling Photosynthesis from the Side of Light ReactionsOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
Hanbury-BrownAdamA Novel Forest Regeneration Submodel for Vegetation Demographic ModelsUniversity of California, BerkeleyTESNGEE-Tropics
HansonPaulORNL's Terrestrial Ecosystem Science - Scientific Focus Area (TES SFA): A 2019 OverviewOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
HansonPaulPeatland Vegetation Responses to 3-Years of Warming and Elevated CO2Oak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
HenryChrisNew Pipeline for Multi-omics Data Integration and Discovery in KBase to Identify the Mechanism Driving Metabolic/OTU Dynamics in a MicrobiomeArgonne National LaboratoryBERUser Facility
HessNancyEMSL: A DOE Scientific User Facility for Earth System Science ResearchEMSLBERUser Facility
HoffmanForrestTropical Ecological Forecasting for ENSO Using a Global Modeling FrameworkOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
HuangMaoyiTropical Ecological Forecasting for ENSO Using a Global Modeling FrameworkPacific Northwest National LaboratorySBRPNNL SBR SFA
HuangMayoiExploring the Complex Interactions among Land Use, Vegetation Dynamics, and Hydrology in the Tropics by Incorporating Preferential Flow into FATES-ELMPacific Northwest National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
HubbardSusanWatershed Function SFA: Hydrological and Biogeochemical Dynamics from Genomes to Watershed ScalesLawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySBRLBNL SBR SFA
IversenColleenWarming Increases Plant-Available Nutrients in the SPRUCE BogOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
JafarovElchinEstimation of Soil Properties by Coupled Inversion of ERT and Hydrothermal MeasurementsLos Alamos National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
JanAhmedEvaluating Soil Thermal Hydrology Models Against Field Observations in Arctic Polygonal TundraOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
JastrowJulieAssessing the Degradation State of Soil Organic Matter in the Permafrost RegionArgonne National LaboratoryTESANL TES SFA
JianSiyangComparison of Microbial Parameters Parameterized based on Short-term and Long-term IncubationTennessee State UniversityTESStudent
JohnsonTimothyField Observations of Hydrologic Exchange Flows and Biogeochemical ImpactsPacific Northwest National LaboratorySBRPNNL SBR SFA
JohnstonEricGenome-resolved Metagenomics Enables Fine-Resolution Assessments of SPRUCE Peatland Microbial CommunitiesOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
JohsAlexanderBiomolecular Processes Contributing to Hg Transformations at Critical InterfacesOak Ridge National LaboratorySBRORNL SBR SFA
KarniadakisGeorgeM&M: A Multi-Fidelity & Machine-Learning Approach to Model Hydrologic-Biogeochemical Processes in the Groundwater-Surface Water Interaction ZoneBrown UniversitySBRUniversity Award
KeiluweitMarcoRoot Influences on Mobilization and Export of Mineral-bound Soil Organic MatterUniversity of Massachusetts, AmherstSBRUniversity Award
KellerJasonHow do Whole-Ecosystem Warming and Elevated Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Concentrations Affect Peatland Methane ProductionChapman UniversityTESUniversity Award
KemnerKennethArgonne Wetland Hydrobiogeochemistry SFAArgonne National LaboratorySBRANL SBR SFA
KerstingAnniePlutonium Migration Behavior at Hanford - Trench 216-Z-9Lawrence Livermore National LaboratorySBRLLNL SBR SFA
KerstingAnnieActinide Mobility at the Ravenglass Site: The Role of Iron and Redox CyclingLawrence Livermore National LaboratorySBRLLNL SBR SFA
KingAnthonyTemperature Response of Foliar Dark Respiration and Consequences for the Stand Carbon BudgetOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
KostkaJoelWhole Ecosystem Warming Stimulates Greenhouse Gas Production and the Mobilization of Ancient Peat Carbon in Northern PeatlandsGeorgia Institute of TechnologyTESUniversity Award
KovenCharlesBenchmarking and Parameter Sensitivity of FATES Predictions of Ecosystem Structure and Function at Barro Colorado Island, PanamaLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
KunertNorbertFirst Results from the ForestGEO Hydraulic Trait InitiativeSmithsonian Conservation Biology InstituteTESNGEE-Tropics
LiYaomingSeasonal Dynamics of Arctic Tundra MicrobesLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
LiLiDistinct Source Water Chemistry Shapes Contrasting Concentration - Discharge PatternsPennsylvania State UniversitySBRUniversity Award
LiaoChangImproving Hydrological and Surface Energy Fluxes by Incorporating Plant Hydraulics and Hillslope Based Drainage Function in Earth System ModelsPacific Northwest National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
LibertyLeeRegolith, Rock and Fluid Distributions at the Upper Colorado River Basin via a Multicomponent Seismic Imaging ApproachBoise State UniversitySBRUniversity Award
LiuYaoShort- and Long-Term Dynamics of Leaf, Wood, and Fine-Root Production at the ORNL FACE SiteOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
LongoMarcosTropical Forest Degradation Modulates Energy, Water, and Carbon Cycles in the AmazonNASA Jet Propulsion LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
LuDanAdvancing Predictive Understanding of Terrestrial Ecosystem through Machine LearningOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
LyuZhouA Site- to Global-Scale Soil Biogeochemical Model in ELM with Vertically-Resolved Microbe- and Mineral-Surface Representations: Application to the LBNL TES SFA Warming ExperimentLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESLBNL TES SFA
MaherKateSoil Respiration Across ScalesStanford UniversitySBRUniversity Award
ManningAndrew2018 Geologic, Hydrologic, Borehole Geophysical, and Geochemical Data Collection in Redwell Basin, Colorado: Overview and Preliminary ResultsU.S. Geological SurveySBRLBNL SBR SFA
MaoJiafuPhenological Improvement and Evaluation of ELM Using the SPRUCE ObservationsOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
MartinuzziSebastianBiomass Accumulation in Second Growth Forests of Puerto Rico Using Airborne LidarUniversity of WisconsinTESNGEE-Tropics
MatamalaRoserSoil Morphology and Organic Matter Distributions of Alaskan Arctic Foothills ToposequencesArgonne National LaboratoryTESANL TES SFA
Matheus CarnevaliPaulaFactors Governing Microbially-Mediated Geochemical Processes and Microbial Community Composition Across Watershed Ecosystem CompartmentsUniversity of California, BerkeleySBRLBNL SBR SFA
MaxwellReedMeasuring the Link Between Energy and Water: Latent Heat Flux in Heterogeneous Mountain EnvironmentsColorado School of MinesSBRUniversity Award
MayesMelanieTopographic Controls over Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Puerto Rican Tropical Rainforest SoilsOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESEarly Career
MayesMelaniePhosphorus Sorption to Tropical Soils with Relevance to Earth System Model NeedsOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
MayesMelanieThe Role of Soil Moisture on Soil Carbon DecompositionOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
McDowellNateThe Role of Soil Moisture on Soil Carbon DecompositionPacific Northwest National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
McFarlaneKarisTropical Forest Response to a Drier Future: Synthesis and Modeling of Soil Carbon Stocks and AgeLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryTESEarly Career
McFarlaneKarisSoil Radiocarbon Measurements Across Climatic, Edaphic, and Physiographic Gradients in Tropical ForestsLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryTESEarly Career
MegonigalPatrickSoil Radiocarbon Measurements Across Climatic, Edaphic, and Physiographic Gradients in Tropical ForestsSmithsonian Environmental Research CenterTESUniversity Award
MekonnenZelalemInteractions Between Climate Warming and Fire Will Drive Expansion of High-Latitude Deciduous VegetationLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
MinsleyBurkeRegional Airborne Geophysical Data Analysis and New 2018 Ground-Based Geophysical Data Collection in Redwell Basin, ColoradoU.S. Geological SurveySBRLBNL SBR SFA
MishraUmakantHarmonized High-Resolution Estimates of Soil Organic Carbon Stocks and Its Uncertainties in the Permafrost RegionArgonne National LaboratoryTESANL TES SFA
MolinsSergiIDEAS-Watersheds: Partnership with the Watershed Function SFA and Fine-Scale Reaction Network ActivitiesLawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySBRIDEAS-Watersheds
MortonDouglasQuantifying Forest Growth, Mortality, and Canopy Closure following Hurricane MariaNASA Goddard Space Flight CenterTESNGEE-Tropics
MoultonJ. DavidIDEAS-Watersheds: Accelerating Watershed Science Through A Community-Driven Software EcosystemLos Alamos National LaboratorySBRIDEAS-Watersheds
Negron-JuarezRobinsonFATES Sensitivity to Forests Disturbance and Regrowth in the AmazonLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
NewmanBrentQuantifying Soil Percolation Dynamics and Biogeochemical Transport in Tropical Soils near Manaus, BrazilLos Alamos National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
NicoPeterRiver Corridor Processes Impacting Nutrient and Metal Export in the East RiverLawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySBRLBNL SBR SFA
NicoPeterTemperature and Soil Moisture Impacts on Decomposition of Mineral-Associated Carbon: LBNL TES SFALawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESLBNL TES SFA
NicolskyDmitryModeling Soil Temperature Change in Seward Peninsula, AlaskaUniversity of Alaska, FairbanksTESNGEE-Arctic
NippertJesseUsing Root and Soil Traits to Forecast Woody Encroachment Dynamics in Mesic GrasslandKansas State UniversityTESUniversity Award
NoelVincentSLAC Groundwater Quality SFA: Mechanisms Controlling Colloid Formation and Impact on Water Quality in Alluvial SedimentsSLAC National Accelerator LaboratorySBRSLAC SBR SFA
NuzzioDonaldNew Analytical Tools for in-situ Research of Biogeochemicals and Trace MetalsAnalytical Instrument Systems, Inc.SBRSBIR
O'LoughlinEdwardIron Flocs as Biogeochemically Dynamic Reservoirs of Uranium in Tims Branch Wetlands, Savannah River SiteArgonne National LaboratorySBRANL SBR SFA
PainterScottIDEAS-Watersheds Partnership with the Critical Interfaces SFA: Progress and PlansOak Ridge National LaboratorySBRIDEAS-Watersheds
ParksJerryStructure Determination of the HgcAB Complex Using Metagenome Sequence DataOak Ridge National LaboratorySBRORNL SBR SFA
PastorelloGilbertoNew AmeriFlux data products using the ONEFlux pipelineLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESAmeriFlux
PegoraroElaineInter-annual Variation in Radiocarbon Age of Ecosystem Respiration over Ten Years of Permafrost WarmingNorthern Arizona UniversityTESStudent
PeruskiKathrynNpO2(s) Dissolution Under Vadose Zone ConditionsClemson UniversitySBRStudent
PettyRickARM Scientific User Facility OverviewARMBERUser Facility
PhilbenMichaelHillslope Biogeochemistry Controls on Anaerobic Soil Organic Matter Decomposition in a Tundra WatershedOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
PierceEricBiogeochemical Transformations at Critical Interfaces in a Mercury-Perturbed Watershed Scientific Focus AreaOak Ridge National LaboratorySBRORNL SBR SFA
PivovaroffAlexandriaHomeostasis of Drought Tolerance Traits at the End of the Dry Season Among Trees Species at the Daintree Research Observatory in AustraliaPacific Northwest National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
PodarMirceaMicrobial Mercury Methylators in East Fork Poplar Creek: From the Field to the LaboratoryOak Ridge National LaboratorySBRORNL SBR SFA
PoldGraceEffects of Phenotypic Diversity on Litter Decomposition are Contingent on Linked TraitsUniversity of Massachusetts, AmherstTESStudent
PowellBrianThe Influence of Microbial Exudate s on Actinide Fate and Transport: Pond B, Savannah River SiteClemson UniversitySBRLLNL SBR SFA
PowellBrianInfluence of Redox Reactions and Organic Ligand Complexation on Uranium, Neptunium, Technetium Subsurface Transport: Upscaling Laboratory Experiments to Understand Field Lysimeter DataClemson UniversitySBRUniversity Award
PowellThomasPlant Hydraulic Trait Trade-offs and Species Invasion Dynamics in Moist Tropical ForestsLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
PowersJenniferExtrapolating Ecosystem Processes of Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests Across Geographic Scales and into Future ClimatesUniversity of MinnesotaTESUniversity Award
RaffJonathanFlux Chamber and Metagenomic Studies Provide Insights into Biogeochemical Mechanisms of Reactive Nitrogen Cycling in Soils of Mixed Hardwood ForestsIndiana UniversitySBREarly Career
RawlinsMichaelChanging Characteristics of Runoff and Freshwater Export From Watersheds Draining Northern AlaskaUniversity of Massachusetts, AmherstTESUniversity Award
RempeDaniellaInvestigating Bedrock Fractures as a Dynamic Hydrologic Reservoir Across a Gradient in Climate and Erosion RateUniversity of Texas, AustinSBRUniversity Award
RicciutoDanielImplications of SPRUCE Results for the Long-term Carbon Balance of Boreal Peatlands: A Modeling Study Using ELM-SPRUCEOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
RietlAnthonyModeling Tidal Marsh Carbon Cycling Under Sea Level Rise and Elevated CO2Virginia Institute of Marine SciencesTESUniversity Award
RileyWilliamTopographical Controls on Hillslope-Scale Hydrology Drive Shrub Distributions on the Seward Peninsula, AlaskaLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
Rodríguez-RamosJosueMore than Meets the Eye: Microbial Communities and their Viral Predators Govern Carbon and Nitrogen Transformations in the Hyporheic ZoneColorado State UniversitySBRStudent
RoeStephanieWarming Effects on Litter Decomposition and Soil Respiration in a Tropical ForestUniversity of VirginiaTESStudent
RogersAlistairThe Response of Photosynthesis and Respiration to Experimental Warming in the High ArcticBrookhaven National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
RowlandJoelAn Investigation of How Floodplain Deposit Ages and Permafrost Distributions Influence the Patterns, Rates, and Age of Soil Organic Carbon Fluxes to the Koyukuk RiverLos Alamos National LaboratorySBREarly Career
RutishauserErvanTesting for Changes in Biomass Dynamics in Large-Scale Forest DatasetsSmithsonian Tropical Research InstituteTESNGEE-Tropics
SalmonVerityEffects of Short-Term Warming on Allocation and Nutrient Acquisition in an Arctic GrassOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
SantelliCaraInfluence of Hyporheic Exchange on Coupled S-Fe-C Biogeochemical Cycling in Riparian Wetland SedimentsUniversity of MinnesotaSBRUniversity Award
SantschiPeterNatural Organic Matter and Microbial Controls on Mobilization/Immobilization of I and Pu in Soils and Waters Affected by Radionuclide Releases in USA and JapanTexas A&M UniversitySBRUniversity Award
ScheibeTimPacific Northwest National Laboratory SFA: Influences of Hydrologic Exchange Flows on River Corridor and Watershed Biogeochemical FunctionPacific Northwest National LaboratorySBRPNNL SBR SFA
SchuurTedCoupled Long-Term Experiment and Model Investigation of the Differential Response of Plants and Soil Microbes in a Changing Permafrost Tundra EcosystemNorthern Arizona UniversityTESUniversity Award
SerbinShawnEvaluating Leaf Photosynthesis and Stomatal Conductance Models against Diurnal and Seasonal Data from Two Contrasting Panamanian Tropical ForestsBrookhaven National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
ShirleyIanHow Variations in Vegetation Cover, Micro-topography, and Snow Depth Impact Soil Temperature and Respiration in an Arctic WatershedLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
ShuaiPinReach-Scale Hydrologic Exchange Flows and Their Impacts on Hyporheic Thermal RegimesPacific Northwest National LaboratorySBRPNNL SBR SFA
SihiDebjaniImproved Representations of Methane Emissions from Wet Tropical Forest Soils using a Microbial Functional Group-Based ModelOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESEarly Career
Siirila-WoodburnEricaEnergy Balance Dynamics, Plant Water Use, and Subsurface Residence Times in the East River, ColoradoLawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySBRLBNL SBR SFA
SingerEstherJGI: Genomic Resources for Advancing Environmental System ScienceJGIBERUser Facility
SkilesR. McKenzieConstraining Physical Understanding of Aerosol Loading, Biogeochemistry, and Snowmelt Hydrology from Hillslope to Watershed Scale in the East River Scientific Focus AreaUniversity of UtahSBRUniversity Award
SmithJeremy Multiscale Modeling of Mercury GeochemistryUniversity of Tennessee, KnoxvilleSBRUniversity Award
SolanderKurtReconstructing Pan-Tropical Precipitation Recycling Based on Stable IsotopesLos Alamos National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
SongHyun-SeobMetabolic Network and Multi-omics Integration for Predictive Biogeochemical ModelingPacific Northwest National LaboratorySBRPNNL SBR SFA
SonnenfrohDavidA Ceilometer for Boundary Layer Height and Ceiling Retrievals for the Ameriflux NetworkPhysical Sciences Inc.TESSBIR
SteefelCarlWatershed Function Simulation and AggregationLawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySBRLBNL SBR SFA
StegenJamesSpatiotemporal Variation in Organic Matter Chemistry in Global Rivers Modulates BiogeochemistryPacific Northwest National LaboratorySBRPNNL SBR SFA
SteltzerHeidiPhenological Responses to Earlier Snowmelt and Potential Impacts on Evapotranspiration in a Colorado River Headwater BasinRocky Mountain Biological LaboratorySBRLBNL SBR SFA
SulmanBenjaminRefining ELM Simulations of Arctic Field Sites Using Vegetation Community and Biomass MeasurementsOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
SwansonRandA Compact, Broad-Band Hyperspectral SpectroRadiometerResonon Inc.TESSBIR
TangJinyunA Mechanistic Explanation of the Hysteretic Temperature and Moisture Dependence of Soil Carbon Decomposition DynamicsLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
TartakovskyDanielAssimilation of Multiscale Data into Multifidelity Biogeochemical ModelsStanford UniversitySBRUniversity Award
ThorntonPeterIntegrated Modeling for NGEE-Arctic Phase 3: New Modules of Predictive Capability for E3SMOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
TokunagaTetsuHillslope Responses to Snowmelt: Approaches for Constraining Predictions of Subsurface Flow and Transport Distributions, and their Downgradient Contributions to Surface WatersLawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySBRLBNL SBR SFA
TolarBradleySLAC Groundwater Quality SFA: Biogeochemical Redox Responses of Soil Microbial Communities to Seasonal Hydrological Transitions at Riverton, WYStanford UniversitySBRSLAC SBR SFA
TornMargaretThe Berkeley Lab Terrestrial Ecosystem Science SFA on Belowground Biogeochemistry: Five Years of Deep Soil WarmingLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESLBNL TES SFA
TornMargaretThe AmeriFlux Management Project: Overview and the Year of MethaneLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESAmeriFlux
TrettinCarlWood Decomposition: Understanding Processes Regulating Carbon Transfer to Soil Carbon Pools Using FACE Wood at Multiple ScalesUSDA Forest ServiceTESUniversity Award
UhlemannSebastianGeophysical Characterization of Bedrock Properties of the East River Watershed: From Subsystem to Watershed ScaleLawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySBRLBNL SBR SFA
VaradharajanCharulekaNGEE-Tropics Data Management and SynthesisLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
VaradharajanCharulekaData Management Framework for LBNL's Watershed Function Scientific Focus AreaLawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySBRLBNL SBR SFA
VaughnLydiaVery Old and Very New Soil Organic Carbon in the Arctic is Equally Sensitive to Warming: 14C Evidence in the NGEE Arctic ProjectLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
VersteegRoelofCloud Based Cyber Infrastructure to Enable Process UnderstandingSubsurface InsightsSBRSBIR
VillaJorgeMethane and Nitrous Oxide Pore-Water Concentration and Flux at the Hyporheic Zone of a Large RiverOhio State UniversitySBRUniversity Award
WainwrightHaruko4D Digital Watershed: Advanced Bedrock-to-Canopy Characterization Across WatershedsLawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySBRLBNL SBR SFA
WalkerAnthonyMulti-assumption Modeling and MCMC Parameter Estimation for Testing Hypotheses of the Drivers of Seasonality in Sphagnum Gross Primary ProductionOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
WangDaliA Multiscale, Multifidelity Land Model Testbed Assisted by Machine LearningOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
WardAdamCoupled Investigation of Hyporheic Transport and Transformation Dynamics in Headwater Streams: Preliminary Findings and Experimental DesignIndiana UniversitySBRORNL SBR SFA
WarrenJefferyWhole Ecosystem Warming Induces Divergent Ecophysiological Responses in Co-Occurring Boreal Tree and Shrub Species - Observations and Model SimulationsOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
WeberKarrieInflux of Oxidants into Reduced Zones: Microbiological Controls Governing Metal Oxidation and ReductionUniversity of Nebraska, LincolnSBRUniversity Award
WeisenhornPamelaModeling Microbial Controls on Biogeochemical Processes at the Savannah River SiteArgonne National LaboratorySBRANL SBR SFA
WestonDavidThe Consequences of Warming on Sphagnum Peat Moss Productivity and Microbial Community CompositionOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
WilsonCathyUnderstanding Controls on Soil Moisture Using In-Situ TDR, Airborne SAR and UAS Lidar Data at the NGEE-Arctic Teller Field SiteLos Alamos National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
WoodTanaIn the Eye of the Storm: Warmer Temperatures Affect Tropical Forest Recovery Following Hurricane DisturbanceUSDA Forest ServiceTESUniversity Award
WullschlegerStanNext-Generation Ecosystems Experiment (NGEE Arctic): Progress and PlansOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
XuChonggangThe Importance of Hydraulic Traits to Tropical Forest DynamicsLos Alamos National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
XuChonggangHomeostasis of Tropical Forest CarbohydratesLos Alamos National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
YaffarDanielaFine-Root Traits by Succession Level in Puerto RicoOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
YangXiaojuanWhat Drives Phosphatase Activity in Tropical Forests -- A Modeling Study Using E3SM Land ModelOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Tropics
YangXiaojuanThe Responses of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycling Dynamics to Warming and the Feedbacks to Carbon Cycling in Peatland EcosystemsOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESORNL TES SFA
YangYuComplex Effects of Redox Reactions on the Release and Degradation of Organic CarbonUniversity of Nevada, RenoSBRUniversity Award
YeMingUsing Global Sensitivity Analysis to Identify Controlling Processes of Complex SystemsFlorida State UniversitySBRUniversity Award
YuanFengmingPreliminary Assessment of E3SM Land Model (ELM) in Northern High-Latitude Regions and Its Improvements by MODEX ApproachOak Ridge National LaboratoryTESNGEE-Arctic
ZavarinMavrikThe LLNL BioGeoChemistry of Actinides SFALawrence Livermore National LaboratorySBRLLNL SBR SFA
ZhengJianqiuPore- to Core-Controls on Ecosystem CO2 fluxes: Soil Microscale Hydrology Drives Thermodynamic Controls on Carbon DecompositionPacific Northwest National LaboratoryTESPNNL TES
ZhuQingEvaluation of High-Latitude CH4 Emissions and their Functional Responses in the E3SM Land ModelLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryTESUniversity Award

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Agenda  

7:00 am - 8:30 amBreakfast (Franklin Building)
7:00 am - 8:30 amMeeting Check-In (Franklin Building Lobby)
8:30 am - 9:50 amOverview of Programs & Updates (Ben Franklin Hall)Moderator: A. Swain
8:30Welcome and Introductory CommentsA. Swain
8:35BER ProgramsS. Weatherwax
8:45 CESD Programs & Strategic PlanG. Geernaert
8:55TES Program UpdateD. Stover
9:05SBR Program UpdateP. Bayer
9:15 am – 9:50 amComplexity, Innovation, and Open Science: Building on ESS Scientific Advances
9:15Complexity and Innovation Update.J. Moerman
9:20Open Watersheds by Design Workshop UpdateJ. Stegen
9:30ESS-DIVE UpdateC. Varadharajan
9:40Cyberinfrastructure UpdateD. Moulton
9:50 am - 10:10 am Break
10:10 am - 12:00 pm Plenary Session I – ModEx Stories: Successes and Lessons Learned (Ben Franklin Hall)Moderator: J. Moerman
10:10ModEx and permafrost hydrology: Lessons learned in NGEE-ArcticS. Painter (NGEE-Arctic/TES)
10:30Is it getting hot in here?M. Torn (LBNL/TES)
10:50ModEx for advancing river corridor science along the Hanford ReachX. Chen (PNNL/SBR)
11:30What does information flow tell us about natural and model dynamics?P. Kumar (U. Illinois)
11:55Wrap-up and announcements.J. Moerman
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch (Osgood Building)
Optional Lunchtime Breakouts
12:00 - 2:00 Research Opportunities with Light-Source Facilities (Reserved area in cafeteria)Synchrotron User Facility POCs
12:00 - 1:00ESS-DIVE Tutorial (Room 15/16)D. Agarwaal/C. Varadharajan
1:00 - 2:00Sage Advice for Students and Post-Docs (Room 4)D. Stover
1:00 - 2:00Research Opportunities with User Facilities (Lobby)Synchrotron User Facility POCs
2:00 pm - 5:00 pmPoster Session I (Franklin Building: Rooms 1, 9A/B, 21, and 22)
2:00 - 3:30Poster Subsession A
3:30 - 5:00Poster Subsession B
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmDinner (Osgood Building)
7:00 pm - 8:30 pmConcurrent Sessions - I (Franklin Building)
SBR Town Hall - Open Watersheds: Amplifying the Impact of SBR Science (Room: Ben Franklin Hall) Organizers: S. Emani /J. Moerman/ P. Bayer
TES Breakout A: Linking Above and Belowground Processes (Room 4) Organizers: R. Matamala and S. Serbin
TES Breakout B: Terrestrial-Aquatic Interfaces (Room 15/16) Organizers: V. Bailey and J. Keller
TES Breakout C: Disturbance (Room 17A/B) Organizers: N. McDowell and A. Walker
TES Breakout D: ILAMB Soil C Demonstration and Tutorial (Room 18/19) Organizers: F. Hoffman and R. Joseph
8:30 pm – 9:30 pmTeam Meetings NGEE-Arctic Leadership Team Meeting (Room 18/19) (15 people) NGEE-Tropics Team Meeting (Room 17A/B) (~40 people)

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Agenda 

7:00 am - 8:00 amBreakfast (Franklin Building)
8:30 am - 9:40 amPlenary Session II: ModEx Stories: Communicating Complex Science with Clarity and Creativity (Ben Franklin Hall)Moderator: D. Stover
8:30 am - 9:40 amGetting science seen, heard, and understood: The power of effective science communicationO. Ambrogio (AGU)
8:40 am - 9:55 am Break
9:55 am – 11:55 am Concurrent Sessions - II (Franklin Building)
TES Team Meeting/Town Hall (Room: Ben Franklin Hall)Organizer: D. Stover
SBR Breakout A - Reaction-Scale Open-Science Design Dash (Room 15/16)Organizers: S. Emani and J. Stegen
SBR Breakout B - Watershed-Scale Open-Science Design Dash (Room 17 A/B)Organizers: K. Maher and D. Moulton
SBR Breakout C - CONUS-Scale Open-Science Design Dash (Room 4)Organizers: J. Moerman and D. Chadwick
11:55 a.m. - 1:10 pmLunch (Osgood Building)J. Stegen
Optional Lunchtime Breakout
11:55 – 12:40 Science Communication Breakout (Room 4)O. Ambrogio (AGU)
1:10 pm - 4:00 pm Poster Session II (Franklin Building: Rooms 1, 9A/B, 21, and 22)
1:10 - 2:40 Poster Subsession C
2:40 - 4:10Poster Subsession D
4:10 - 4:20Break
4:20 pm - 5:40 pm Plenary Session III – ModEx Stories & ESS Looking Forward (Ben Franklin Hall)P. Bayer
4:20 - 4:45 pmSBR Breakout Session Report-outs
11:554:20 Open-Science Design DashJ. Stegen/K. Maher/ D. Moulton
4:40 Discussion
4:45 - 5:10 TES Briefings
4:45 Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2)M. Mayes
4:55 Ameriflux: Year of MethaneS. Biraud
5:05 Discussion
5:10 - 5:40 ModEx Stories: Community Reflection on the Future of ModExS. Painter and K. Hofmockel
5:40 pm - 5:45 pmCloseout/Announcements P. Bayer