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Geosciences Information for Teachers (GIFT) workshop (invited presentations and attendance only) (co-organized)
Convener: C. Laj 
Mon, 20 Apr, 08:30–19:00  / Room 9
Mon, 20 Apr, 19:00–20:00  / Room SM2
Tue, 21 Apr, 08:30–15:00  / Room 9
Tue, 21 Apr, 13:30–15:00  / Room SM2
Tue, 21 Apr, 15:30–17:00  / Room 9
Tue, 21 Apr, 15:30–17:00  / Room SM2
Tue, 21 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Room 9
Tue, 21 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Room SM2
Wed, 22 Apr, 08:30–12:00  / Room 9

European Geosciences Union – General Assembly
GEOSCIENCE INFORMATION FOR TEACHERS (GIFT) WORKSHOP
Austria Center Vienna


The Earth from Space

Sunday April 19, 2009

16:30 - GUIDED TOUR OF THE VIENNA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
Herbert Summesberger and Mathias Harzhauser
Vienna Museum of Natural History

Distribution of documents
&
Ice breaker reception

Monday April 20, 2009

08:30 - 08:50 WELCOME !
Tujia Pulkkinen
Vice-Precident EGU

PRACTICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE WORKSHOP
Carlo Laj
EGU Committee on Education
Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’Environnement
Gif-sur-Yvette, France

08:50 – 09:20 THE EARTH OBSERVATION PROGRAMME OF ESA
Francesco Sarti
Scientific Coordinator of the Education and Training Activities
Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes
ESA/ESRIN Frascati (Italy)

09:15 – 10:00 CURRENT AND FUTURE SATELLITE RADAR ALTIMETRY MISSIONS FOR
HYDROLOGY AND THE RIVER&LAKE PROJECT
Jérôme Benveniste
ESA/ESRIN Frascati (Italy)

10:00 – 10:30 COFFEE BREAK

10:30 – 11:00 VIEW TEACHERS’ POSTER PRESENTATIONS



11:00 – 12:00 OBSERVATION OF THE CHANGING EARTH FROM SPACE
Hartmut Grassl
Max Planck Institute for Meteorology,
Hamburg, Germany

12:00 – 13:30 LUNCH (SANDWICHES)


13:30 – 14:15 OBSERVING THE SOLID EARTH, OCEANS AND LAND WATERS FROM SPACE
Anny Cazenave:
Laboratoire d’Etudes en Géophysique et Océanographie Spatiale (LEGOS)
Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Toulouse - France


14:15 – 19 :00 HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES WITH GPS
F. Sarti, L. Moser, J. Lichtenegger, S. Dransfeld, C. Stewart
European Space Agency

Tuesday, April 21, 2009


08:30 – 09:15 THE VIEW FROM AFAR : SPACE OBSERVATION OF GLACIERS AND
RELATED HAZARDS
Andreas Kääb ?
Department of Geosciences
University of Oslo, Norway

9:15 – 10:00 VOLCANO MONITORING FROM SPACE
Pierre Briole
Department of Geology
Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris


10:00 – 10:30 COFFEE BREAK

10:30 - 10:45 REPORT ON THE AGU GIFT WORKSHOP IN SAN FRANCISCO
Friedrich Barnikel (Germany, Heldér Pereira (Portugal)
Petr Pudivitr (Czech Republic)
:
10:45 - 12 :15 VISIT TO THE UNITED NATION OFFICE FOR OUTER SPACE AFFAIRS (UNOOSA)
Werner Balogh


12 :15- 13 :30 LUNCH

14:00 19 :00 HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES
F. Sarti, L. Moser, J. Lichtenegger, S. Dransfeld, C. Stewart
European Space Agency
&
Andreas Kääb
University of Oslo , Norway


Wednesday April 22 , 2009

08:30 - 09:15 REDD PILOT PROJECT IN CAMEROON :
METHOD DEVELOPMENT AND FIRST RESULTS
Manuela Hirschmugl,
JOANNEUM RESEARCH
Institute of Digital Image Processing
Graz, Austria


09:15 – 09 :45 LEARNING FROM SATELLITE OCEAN COLOR:
BIO-PHYSICAL INTERACTIONS AT SMALL-SCALE
Laure Resplandy
Laboratoire d’Océanographie et du Climat: Expérimentation et Approche Numérique (LOCEAN), Paris, France.

09 :45 – 10 :00 Teacher-to-teachers communication

SATELLITES IN THE CLASSROOM !
Mehdi Rajade
Collège André Lahaye
Andernos-les-bains, France

10:00 – 10:30 COFFEE BREAK

10:30 – 10 :45: Laurence Durand
Lycée Camille Saint-Saens
Rouen, France

10 :45 – 11 :00 BRINGING SCIENCE TO LIFE FOR STUDENTS, TEACHERS AND THE COMMUNITY
Kimberly Pratt , Alisha Valine, Keith Guernsey
Alvarado Elementary School, Union City, California, USA

11 :10 - 11 :55 SATELLITE IMAGES FOR SCIENCE EDUCATION IN HIGH SCHOOLS
Christina Klose
Institute of Physics
University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, GERMANY

11:55 – 12:00 Final remarks and Goodbye!

12 :00 LUNCH