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

Spring 2007 Freshwater Integration study (FWI)
All-Hands Meeting
Bodega Bay Lodge
Bodega Bay, California
Wednesday 6 June - Friday 8 June, 2007

Meeting Overview
Investigators have voted, and the 5th Annual NSF-ARCSS Freshwater Integration study (FWI) All-Hands Meeting will be held Wednesday-Friday, 6-8 June 2007 at the Bodega Bay Lodge ( in Bodega Bay, California. 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.

Online registration for the meeting is now available by clicking on the Meeting Registration Link. Please register by 30 April 2007 to guarantee your spot at the meeting. There is a $150 registration fee for attending this conference, which will help us off-set some meals (breakfasts, lunches), and other fees associated with conference materials and support. To further encourage FWI student involvement, the registration fee will be waived for all grad/undergrad student participants.

Meeting Logistics
Meeting Facilities
The FWI All-Hands Meeting will take place at the Bodega Bay Lodge ( in Bodega Bay, California. The Bodega Bay Lodge came highly recommended from several of the FWI PIs, and it looks like it will be a great spot to hold a productive and energizing meeting.

Getting There
Bodega Bay Lodge is about an 1.5 hour drive from the San Francisco International Airport. For directions on how to get to the hotel, please visit: ( and follow the 'Online Directions' link at the bottom of the page. For those interested, the Arctic-CHAMP SMO will coordinate car-pooling to help contain costs and to do a wee-bit to help the environment.

Room Reservations
The negotiated room rate for the Bodega Bay Lodge is $150 per night for Tuesday - Thursday nights. In order to guarantee the special room rate, reservations must be made by Monday 30 April. You may make your room reservations at the Bodega Bay Lodge by calling 1-707-875-3525 or toll-free at 1-888-875-3525. Mention that you are with the 'FWI/Arctic' 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 may be honored on a space-available basis for participants wishing to extend their stay on either end of the meeting dates.

Meeting Agenda
The agenda is now available. In years past, your input has greatly helped shape and strengthen the agenda and has helped ensure a successful, efficient, and positive workshop for all participants. So, please take a few moments to send your agenda thoughts to Charles Vorosmarty (, Larry Hinzman (, and Jonathan Pundsack (, and be sure to check back for updates.

Archive of Past FWI All-Hands Meetings

Please contact: Jonathan Pundsack (, Larry Hinzman (,
or Charles Vorosmarty ( 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