AGU 14-18 December, 2015: San Francisco, CA

List of relevant presentations and posters by ITCE affiliates (click on title to view abstract):

Monday, Dec. 14th

Morning Posters (all 8:00 - 12:20 in Moscone South - Poster Hall)

Riggs, E. and G. Bowen
ED11D-0869 SPATIAL Short Courses Build Expertise and Community in Isotope Geochemistry

Johnson, J. et al
PP11B-2233 Do Interspecific Differences in the Stable Hydrogen Isotopic Composition of n-Alkanes Reflect Variation in Plant Water Sources or in Biosynthetic Fractionation?

Van der Veen, et al
PP11B-2234 Seasonal and spatial variability of modeled leaf water δD values in the Himalaya

Fasoli, B. et al
A11J-0197 Mobile Platforms for Continuous Spatial Measurements of Urban Trace Gases and Criteria Pollutants


08:45 - 09:00 in Moscone West Rm 2008
Weintraub, S., G. Bowen, and S. Hall
B11O-04 Controls on Soil and Stream Nitrogen Cycling in a Mountain-to-Urban Watershed

11:20 - 11:35 in Moscone West Rm 3024
Good, S., L. Wang, and K. Caylor
H12B-05 Global optimum vegetation rain water use is determined by aridity

12:10 - 12:20 in Moscone West Rm 3014
Gurney, K. et al
GC12B-13 Urbanization and the Carbon Cycle: Synthesis of Ongoing Research

Afternoon Posters (all 13:40 - 18:00 in Moscone South - Poster Hall)

Duarte, H. et al
B13F-0672 Assessing Ecosystem Drought Response in CLM 4.5 Using Site-Level Flux and Carbon-Isotope Measurements: Results From a Pacific Northwest Coniferous Forest

Raczka, B. et al
B13F-0679 Simulating Photosynthetic 13C Fractionation at a Western Subalpine Forest for Seasonal and Multi-Decadal Time Periods with the Community Land Model (CLM 4.5)

Tuesday, December 15th 

Morning Posters (all 8:00 - 12:20 in Moscone South - Poster Hall)

Mendoza, D. et al
A21H-0247 Spatiotemporal comparison of highly-resolved emissions and concentrations of carbon dioxide and criteria pollutants in Salt Lake City, Utah for health and policy applications

Sheldon, N. et al
T21B-2814 Bringing organic carbon isotopes and phytoliths to the table as additional constraints on paleoelevation


10:20 – 10:35 in Moscone West Rm 2012
Konecky, B. et al
PP22A-01 Water Isotope Tracers of Indo-Pacific Atmospheric Circulation: A Modern Take on Past Dynamics

10:50 - 11:05 in Moscone West Rm 2003
Bowen, G. and H. Abels
PP22B-03 Environmental forcing of terrestrial carbon isotope excursion amplification across five Eocene hyperthermals

11:20 - 11:35 in Moscone West Rm 2006
Rastogi, B. et al
B22E-05 Continuous In-situ Measurements of Carbonyl Sulfide (OCS) and Carbon Dioxide Isotopes to Constrain Ecosystem Carbon and Water Exchanges

13:40 - 13:55 in Moscone West Rm 3001
Patarasuk, R. et al
A23P-01 Using the Hestia bottom-up FFCO2 emissions estimation to identify drivers and hotspots in urban areas

14:40 – 14:55 in Moscone West Rm 3011
Jameel, M. Yusuf and G. Bowen
H23M-05 Spatio-temporal variation in the tap water isotope ratios of Salt Lake City: a novel indicator of urban water system structure and dynamics.

14:55 - 15:10 in Moscone West Rm 3001
Mitchell, L. et al
A23P-06 Spatiotemporal Patterns of Urban Trace Gases and Pollutants Observed with a Light Rail Vehicle Platform in Salt Lake City, UT

16:45 - 17:00 in Moscone West Rm 2012
Rees-Owen, Rhian
PP24A-04 A Palaeohydrological Shift during Neogene East Antarctic Ice Sheet Retreat

Wednesday, December 16th 


8:51 - 9:03 in Moscone West Rm 3001
Szejner, Paul, et al
GC31G-05 Latitudinal Gradients in the Stable Carbon and Oxygen Isotopes of Tree-Ring Cellulose Reveal Differential Climate Influences of the North American Monsoon

15:20 - 15:40 in Moscone West 2004
Lin, J. et al
B33H-07 The University of Utah Urban Undertaking (U4)

Thursday, December 17th 


10:50 - 11:05 in Moscone West Rm 2004
Egan, J. et al
B42C-03 Long-term Impacts of Fire on Permafrost Vulnerability and C loss in Siberian Larch Forests

Afternoon Poster (13:40 - 18:00 in Moscone South Poster Hall)
Wong, T. et al
GC43C-1207 Evaluation of Ability to Determine Transpiration Fraction from Stable Water Isotopes in a Bayesian Calibration Framework

Friday, December 18th 

Morning Poster (8:00 - 12:20 in Moscone South - Poster Hall)
Brankovits, D. et al
B51B-0433 High-resolution chemical and hydrologic records identify environmental factors that control coastal anchialine cave ecosystem function

Afternoon Poster (13:40 - 18:00 in Moscone South - Poster Hall)
Griffith, D. et al B53D-0590 Comparing Soil and Bison δ13C to Field Estimates of C4 Plant Abundances in North America


16:45 - 17:00 in Moscone West Rm 2010
Bowling, D. et al
B54A-04 Carbon Dioxide and its Stable Isotopes at Niwot Ridge, Colorado

17:15 - 17:30 in Moscone West Rm 2010
Good, S. et al
B54A-06 D/H isotope ratios in the global hydrologic cycle constrain the partitioning of global terrestrial water fluxes.


ITCE News!

2018 course application window is now closed - admission decisions by end February

New Publication – SPATIAL and IsoCamp alum Cat Jarman develops ITCE research-in-residence project and reports paleogenomic analysis of skeletal samples in determining the origins of inhabitants of Rapa Nui. Read the paper published in Current Biology (here)

2018 Course Dates Announced!

Open PhD position - The research group of Prof. Kahmen at the University of Basel just published an open ERC-funded PhD position in stable isotope physiology. Read it (here).


New Publication - Marine isoscape paper from ITCE research-in-residence team including SPATIAL alum Sarah Magozzi, SPATIAL instructors Clive Trueman and Michael Wunder, and former ITCE post-doc Hannah Vander Zanden! Read it (here)!

New Publication - Marine Biology paper by SPATIAL alum Julia Adams (2015). Link to full-text article (here)!


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