Aerial view of Accomplishment Creek and the Sagavanirktok River in the Brooks Range of Alaska.  Photo by D.L. Kane


Spring 2006 Freshwater Integration study (FWI)
All-Hands Meeting
Stanley Hotel
Estes Park, Colorado
Wednesday 31 May - Friday 2 June, 2006

Meeting Overview
Investigators have voted, and the 4th Annual NSF-ARCSS Freshwater Integration study (FWI) All-Hands Meeting will be held Wednesday 31 May - Friday 2 June 2006 at the Stanley Hotel (http://stanleyhotel.com) in Estes Park, Colorado. All FWI Investigators and their Graduate/Undergraduate Students are strongly encouraged to participate. Please check back to this site for updates on the agenda and other meeting logistics.

Registration
Online registration for the meeting is now available by clicking on the Meeting Registration Link. Please register by 1 May 2006 to guarantee your spot at the meeting.


Meeting Logistics
Meeting Facilities
The FWI All-Hands Meeting will take place at the Stanley Hotel (http://stanleyhotel.com) in Estes Park, Colorado. The Stanley Hotel came highly recommended from several of the Colorado FWI PIs, and it looks like it will be a great spot to hold a productive and energizing meeting.

Getting There
Estes Park is about an 1.5 hour drive from the Denver International Airport. For directions on how to get to the hotel, please visit: (http://stanleyhotel.com/overview_location.htm). The best options for getting to the Stanley Hotel from the Denver Airport are to either rent a car or to use the Estes Park Shuttle Service. The Estes Park Shuttle has daily service to and from the Denver Airport, with 4-5 trips per day, at 3-hour intervals. To view the Estes Park Shuttle Service schedule and to make a reservation, visit their web site at: (http://www.estesparktransportation.com). One-way travel is $45, and Round Trip is $85.

Room Reservations
The negotiated room rate for the Stanley Hotel is $119 per night for Tuesday - Thursday nights. In order to guarantee the special room rate, reservations must be made by Monday 24 April. You may make your room reservations at the Stanley Hotel by calling 1-800-976-1377. Mention that you are with the 'Arctic-CHAMP/FWI' group. When you call you will be asked to provide a credit card number to cover one night's stay; this charge is fully refundable if cancelled within 30 days of the meeting. For those that may be interested, the group rates will be honored on a space-available basis for participants wishing to extend their stay beyond the meeting dates.


Meeting Agenda
The agenda is available by following the link to the right; Thank you to all who provided input on agenda items/topics. Please contact Jonathan Pundsack (jonathan.pundsack@unh.edu), Charles Vorosmarty (charles.vorosmarty@unh.edu), or Larry Hinzman (ffldh@uaf.edu) with any questions or comments related to the agenda, and be sure to check back for updates.


Archive of Past FWI All-Hands Meetings



Please contact: Jonathan Pundsack (jonathan.pundsack@unh.edu), Larry Hinzman (ffldh@uaf.edu),
or Charles Vorosmarty (charles.vorosmarty@unh.edu) for more information.



Arctic CHAMP
Science Management Office

Contact Information
Role of the Arctic-CHAMP Science Management Office
Photo: Aerial view of Accomplishment Creek and the
     Sagavanirktok River in the Brooks Range of Alaska.  Photo by D.L. Kane